MGBA Online

Global Business Administration

Tufts University

16 months
60534 USD/year
60534 USD/year
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The Global Business Administration program of Tufts University is designed for ambitious professionals eager to meet the challenges of an ever-changing global economy.


The unique Global Business Administration program of Tufts University begins with the course work and knowledge of a global MBA program and adds in-depth layers of international context, arming you with broader leadership skills and the capacity to make better strategic decisions, think across geographic and disciplinary borders, and accelerate your business career.

As a Fletcher student, your education will go beyond the borders of a traditional MBA program, equipping you with the management skills and contextual intelligence to stand out in a crowded field of MBA graduates and succeed in corporations, nonprofits, the public sector, and beyond.

Join our accomplished network of change-makers at The Fletcher School at Tufts University.

  • The Fletcher School’s international relations master’s degree programs are ranked #6 in the world by Foreign Policy Magazine.
  • Fletcher boasts a truly worldwide network, with alumni who live and work in more than 135 countries across the globe.
  • Since its founding in 1933, Fletcher has produced Fortune 500 CEOs, heads of state, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit and military leaders.
Who Can Benefit from a Global MBA?Similar to a global MBA, Tufts’ online program is suited for professionals and emerging leaders looking to build the business foundations and international perspectives to advance in their careers. You should consider this program if you are:
  • Planning to pivot from your current professional path to a new career focused on global management.
  • Looking to cultivate your career as a business professional in a U.S.-based or international company.
  • Keen to gain skills and a network to take on international assignments.
  • Looking to transition between the social, public, and private sectors.
  • Hoping to build a career in business for environmental, social, or economic impact.
At Fletcher, we foster a community that actively embraces different identities, cultures, opinions, and beliefs. We also offer a residential Master of International Business (MIB) program, which is based on Fletcher’s Boston-area campus and provides in-person opportunities to interact with individuals who have a range of different viewpoints, backgrounds, and experiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Strategy and Innovation
  • Corporate Finance and Global Capital Markets
  • The Politics of the Global Economy
  • International Business Law
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Decision Analysis for Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A résumé is required, including your education and professional experience. Be sure to highlight any elements of your background as they relate to international affairs and global business.
  • You will need to submit official transcripts or copies of official transcripts from all colleges and universities that contributed toward a degree, regardless of whether you earned a degree
  • Statement of Purpose and Essay
  • Two reference letters are required, but a maximum of four will be considered
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to provide official English language testing scores
  • Application Fee of $80
  • While we do not require GMAT or GRE scores for admission, we encourage applicants who have taken these tests to submit their scores.

Work experience

Six years of work experience are recommended to apply. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80712 USD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    60534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80712 USD for the full programme during 16 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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