Other Business Schools Partnerships

Dual Degree - MBA & Master
of Global Management

Employers in today’s globalized market seek leaders with a combination of management training and international business knowledge, awareness, cultural sensitivity and experience. To differentiate yourself, pair a traditional MBA from one of our partner institutions with a Master of Global Management from Thunderbird. With your foundation in traditional business, the global curriculum, diverse classmates and hands-on study-abroad opportunities you’ll get at Thunderbird will broaden your global mindset, skillset and marketability.

Learn about program tuition and financing options available to you.

Program at a glance
Credit hours
(12 credit hours transferred from partner institution)


Program duration

8 months

Program format
Campus-based, full-time program with intakes in fall and spring
Global study options 
Summerims/Winterims, Modules Abroad, TEM labs, Summer Language Abroad Programs
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Dual-degree partner programs
Enroll in an MBA program at one of our partner schools.
Work experience requirements

2 years

Second language proficiency
Not required for admission, but required before graduation from Thunderbird. If you enter the program without a second language, you will take language courses as part of your degree.
Degree earned from Thunderbird
Master of Global Management

Dual-degree partners

To participate in this dual-degree opportunity, enroll in an MBA program at one of these prestigious partner institutions and then apply to Thunderbird for your Master of Global Management. 

Partner schools (click to view)

Case Western Reserve University
Weatherhead School of Management
Cleveland, Ohio

College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, Virginia

Fordham University
New York, New York

INCAE Alajuela, La Garita, Costa Rica

Michigan State University
The Eli Broad School of Management
East Lansing, Michigan

Soochow University
Taipei, Taiwan

The University of Arizona
Eller College of Management
Tucson, Arizona

The University of Texas at Arlington
College of Business Administration
Arlington, Texas

Universidad Adolfo Ibanez
Santiago, Chile

University of Colorado at Denver
Graduate School of Business Administration
Denver, Colorado

University of Florida
College of Business Administration
Gainesville, Florida

University of Houston
C.T. Bauer College of Business
Houston, Texas

University of Victoria
Gustavson School of Business
Victoria, BC, Canada

Vermont Law School 
South Royalton, Vermont

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Pamplin College of Business
Blacksburg, Virginia

Master of Global Management curriculum

Thunderbird’s Master of Global Management program builds on the training you receive in your MBA degree with an emphasis on:

  • Global business analysis
  • Global leadership skills
  • Cross-cultural understanding
  • Analytical and assessment tools