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ASU - Thunderbird School of Global Management

400 E Van Buren Suite 900 Phoenix,
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Postgraduate Overview

Thunderbird offers five specialized global graduate degrees and programs:

  • Master of Global Management: For mid-career professional (one-year program)
  • Executive Master of Global Management: For experienced professionals (17-month program)
  • Executive Master of Global Leadership & Strategy: For executives and high potential managers (one-year program)
  • Online Master of Applied Leadership & Management: For working professionals (12 to 24-month program)
  • Executive Master of Arts in Global Affairs & Management: For mid-career professionals (one-year program)

Entry requirements

To earn a place on a program, applicants will need the following:

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university degree program
  • Competitive TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores (if required)
  • Official GMAT/GRE score (waivers available)
  • International experience
  • Submission of online application, including

                1.Resume documenting professional and academic history

                2.1 essay answering an application question

                3.Contact information for 1 professional or academic reference

  • Official transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions
  • Admissions interview(s), if applicable

The program cost is US$70,000 USD + fees for all students.

There are a number of scholarships available. Students can also apply for TA/RA and student worker positions during their program up to 20 hours per week. Similarly, students who take on leadership roles in student clubs or activities and maintain good academic standing at Thunderbird GPA 3.5 or higher are highly encouraged to re-apply for scholarships during their second year.

Programs available

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The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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