Global MBA

University of Washington Foster School of Business

Program Description

Global MBA

University of Washington Foster School of Business

Accelerate your career in global business and prepare for greater leadership opportunities through the University of Washington Global MBA Program.This program provides a broad view of global business and enables you to focus on your individual career goals through electives, real-world business projects, certificates and dual degrees.

Program Overview

The University of Washington's one-year Global MBA Program (GMBA) offers professionals with prior international business experience and an undergraduate business education an opportunity to build on their knowledge and skills, tailoring a curriculum to fit a variety of career goals. An ideal candidate for this program will have a focused career goal in global business and a plan for pursuing it after graduation.

Study at a top business school
Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, the University of Washington's Michael G. Foster School of Business features expert faculty members and is one of two U.S. business schools to hold international EQUIS certification from the European Foundation for Management Development. The Foster School is accredited by AACSB International 'the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Prepare to lead in the global business arena
Strengthen communication and influencing skills by interacting with faculty members, classmates and visiting executives. Participate in a collaborative learning experience that fosters teamwork across cultures and professional disciplines. Put your knowledge and skills to the test in case competitions.

Develop a worldwide professional network
Join a high-caliber group of international business professionals for an intensive exploration of global business issues, management fundamentals and elective studies that support your career aspirations. You will have a chance to meet and study with Full-time and Evening MBA students in elective courses and broaden your group of contacts through MBA student associations.

Advance your career
Your prior work experience, combined with company projects and field studies completed during the Global MBA Program, will prepare you for worldwide employment opportunities immediately upon graduation. Job recruiting begins just a few weeks into the program.

Curriculum

A year of transformational learning
The four-quarter Global MBA Program begins in June with a concentrated summer MBA core that covers business fundamentals. Over the course of the summer you'llcomplete intensive course modules in areas such as finance, accounting, marketing and operations management. Small class sizes allow close interaction with faculty and fellow classmates.

Focus your studies through elective coursework

Following the core, you'll complete three quarters of academic coursework, including cross-cultural communication, ethics and corporate governance, and U.S. business practices. It is recommended that students in the Global MBA Program take at least two elective courses with a global business focus. Elective courses also provide an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with students from the Full-time and Evening MBA program. You may choose to earn a specialized certificate by completing the required elective courses.

Earn an MBA degree or a dual degree
The Global MBA Program leads to a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Washington. Students may choose to pursue a dual degree by applying to other schools at the University of Washington.

Target audience


Designed for professionals with international business experience and university-level business education.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Mar. 2018
June 2018
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1 year
Full time
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37,000 USD
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