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FULL-TIME DEGREE PROGRAMS

Fall 2014

Early-decision
First round
Second round
Third round 
Final round

Oct. 30, 2013
Nov. 30, 2013
Jan. 30, 2014
March 30, 2014*
May 10, 2014

Spring 2015

First round
Second round
Final round

June 30, 2014
Aug. 30, 2014*
Nov. 10, 2014

*Recommended final deadline for intl. students.

ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Fall 2014

First round
Second round
Third round
Final round

Nov. 30, 2013
Jan. 30, 2014
March 30, 2014*
June 30, 2014

Spring 2015

First round
Second round
Final round

June 30, 2014
Aug. 30, 2014*
Nov. 10, 2014

*Recommended final deadline for intl. students.

EXECUTIVE MBA

Fall 2014

Final round

June 30, 2014


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At Thunderbird, we make the application process easy by consolidating most steps through a user-friendly online application portal. Detailed instructions are provided on the online application and our Global Admissions Team is available to assist you throughout the entire process. Admissions decisions take approximately 4-6 weeks. 

If you have any questions, please contact us directly at admissions@thunderbird.edu or
call +1 602 978-7100 or 800 457-6966.

Click on a program below for eligibility/application requirements

Full-time MBA in Global Management

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: Four-year degree or equivalent
  • Work experience: Minimum 2 years

Application requirements

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Global MBA Online

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Requires extensive professional and leadership experience.

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To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: Four-year degree or equivalent
  • Work experience: 2 years (recommended)

Application requirements

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Executive MBA

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: Four-year degree or equivalent
  • Work experience: Recommend 8 years, 3 years in management

Application requirements

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Master of Science in Global Management

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: Four-year degree or equivalent
  • Work experience: None

Application requirements

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Master of Science in Global Marketing

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: Four-year degree or equivalent in business, economics, mathematics, engineering, or science**
  • Work experience: None**

Application requirements

 

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**Two years of work experience may be substituted if your undergraduate degree is in something other than the disciplines specified.

Master of Science in Global Finance

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: Four-year degree or equivalent in business, economics, mathematics, engineering, or science**
  • Work experience: None**

Application requirements

 

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**Two years of work experience may be substituted if your undergraduate degree is in something other than the disciplines specified.

Master of Arts in Global Affairs & Management

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: Four-year degree or equivalent
  • Work experience: None

Application requirements

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Online Dual Degree with Indiana University

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: Four-year degree or equivalent
  • Work experience: 2 years (recommended)

Application requirements

Additional information:

Because this is a dual degree program with Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, you will need to submit transcripts and test scores to both Thunderbird and IU. You will begin the application process by submitting Thunderbird’s online application. Admissions counselors at both schools will support you throughout the remainder of the application process.

For more information, contact us at

or call +1 602 978-7100 or 800 457-6966.

 

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Post-MBA Online Master of Global Management

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: MBA from approved institution earned within the last 5 years
  • Work experience: 2 years (recommended)

Application requirements

Read more about Thunderbird's Post-MBA Online 

or call +1 602 978-7535.

 

Read more about Thunderbird's Distance Learning Global MBA for Latin American Managers

 

 

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Full-Time Post-MBA Master of Global Management

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: MBA from approved institution earned within the last 5 years
  • Work experience: Minimum 2 years

Application requirements

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Full-Time Dual Degree Master of Global Management

To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online application.

Eligibility requirements

  • English proficiency: Yes
  • Education requirements: Four-year degree or equivalent
  • Work experience: N/A

Application requirements

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Dual Degrees with Vermont Law School

This dual-degree program allows you to pair any of Thunderbird’s full-time degree programs with a Juris Doctor or Master of Environmental Law & Policy from Vermont Law School. Admissions standards and criteria are specific to each degree program.

To qualify for the dual degrees, candidates must apply separately to and be accepted by each institution based on their respective admissions requirements.

Choose your Thunderbird program of interest from this chart for more details on Thunderbird eligibility and application requirements. To apply to Thunderbird, you will need to complete our online applicationFor more on the Vermont program details, see the Vermont Law School Partnership page.

Note: All international students admitted to Thunderbird will need to complete the I-20 process in order to obtain the necessary visas for study in the United States. Thunderbird’s Admissions department will support you in this process. Contact admissions@thunderbird.edu for more information.

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