Get your global education at the top school for international business, located in one of the world's largest cultural and financial centers. Thunderbird School of Global Management's Phoenix, Arizona, campus is hailed as a global hub in the heart of the desert.
Thunderbird faculty, staff, students and alumni thrive on thinking outside the box, exchanging ideas within a diverse community of thinkers and learners, and promoting a true sense of global citizenship. Our main campus is on the grounds of the historic Thunderbird Airfield, an area rich in American culture and nostalgia, but filled with innovative, forward-thinkers seeking the one-of-a-kind opportunities Phoenix provides.
As the sixth largest city in the US, Phoenix is home to top corporations in many industries. As a T-bird, you'll find valuable internship opportunities and vast career potential at corporations like Intel, Dial, Avnet, PetSmart, US Airways, Honeywell, Boeing and more.
Top-ranked international business programs
Thunderbird School of Global Management is perhaps most well-known for its top-ranked international business degree programs. Thunderbird offers full-time MBAs, online Global MBAs and Executive MBAs, as well as innovative Master of Arts and Master of Science programs, dual degrees and post-MBAs. Learn more about our graduate degrees.
Executive education and professional development
Our high standards of excellence, the allure of the desert and our emphasis on a business education focused on global sustainable prosperity extend to all of our degree programs, certificate programs, training courses and real-world experiential learning opportunities. Thunderbird offers you access to the world’s foremost authorities in international business through a variety of programs that supplement and complement our top-ranked degrees:
- Custom Executive Education programs for today's busy working global leaders and global leaders in training
- Classroom-based professional development courses taught by experts in their field
- A series of lectures that bring prestigious business leaders to our campus to share real-world experience and knowledge
- Community outreach and involvement opportunities for students and local business leaders
- Language and culture programs to give students and busy executives an advantage in today's global marketplace
- Corporate consulting
An economic mecca in the heart of the desert
With a population of 3.4 million people, Phoenix provides big-city appeal against a unique desert backdrop. In between your studies, enjoy outdoor sports, professional sporting events, shopping, spas, restaurants, museums, theater or ballet.
Phoenix is even more intriguing when you visit with a local. After you've toured the Thunderbird Global School of Management campus, let us connect you with a Phoenix native so you can appreciate the city as a local does. A Thunderbird international business education is about more than just books and classes. Make the world your classroom in the diverse global hub of Phoenix.