Indiana University Partnership

Online Dual Degree with Indiana University

Study international and domestic business simultaneously with Thunderbird’s online dual degree with Indiana University's Kelley School of Business (IUKSB). This innovative partnership program combines the top-rated distance learning MBA from IUKSB with a top-ranked Master of Global Management from Thunderbird.

Designed for busy global professionals, this online dual degree lets you study alongside peers from around the globe with top-tier faculty from both renowned institutions. You’ll gain an in-depth education in state-side and global business while you continue to pursue your career – and you'll immediately be able to apply what you learn in one program to the other and directly to your job.

Study anywhere. Succeed everywhere.

  • Immediate access to coursework at anytime from anywhere
  • Engaging online lectures
  • Interactive chats/bulletin boards
  • Online collaboration with global professors and classmates using technology of modern global business

Note: While you apply to the dual-degree via Thunderbird's online application, you must also indicate your interest by completing this IU online questionnaire

GMAT waivers may be available to highly qualified candidates with extensive work and professional experience. Contact us at or call +1 602 978-7100 or 800 457-6966 for more information.

Learn about program tuition and financing options available to you.

Program at a glance
Student stats
Credit hours


Average age


Program duration

28 months

Average years of work experience


Work experience recommendations

2 years

Male/female ratio
80% male / 20% female 
Program format
Online program supplemented with weeks in residence abroad, with intake in the fall
Degree earned from Thunderbird
Master of Global Management



About Indiana University Kelley School of Business

Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business became the first top-20 business school to offer online degrees with the launch of its Kelley Direct programs in 1999. IUKSB offers MBA courses specifically designed for working professionals and is recognized for its world-renowned faculty. With over 80,000 alumni worldwide, over 660 graduate students on its Bloomington campus and more than 1,100 students enrolled in distance learning — IUKSB offers you a remarkable opportunity to earn a top-ranked online MBA concurrent with your Thunderbird online Master of Global Management. As a result, you develop solid core business skills in a global context.

  • Laptop or desktop with high-speed internet access and multimedia compatibility
  • Mac or Windows operating system
  • 1 GB RAM and 60 GB Hard-drive (minimum)
  • Internet Explorer or Firefox web browser
  • Webcam & headset/microphone
  • Microsoft Office 2010 (contact Admissions for student discount information)