Master of Business Administration in Global Leadership
The Master of Business Administration in Global Leadership is a 45-credit, online program designed for those interested in becoming leaders in their global organizations. Students will become proficient in the effective management of complex multinational organizations. Throughout the program, students learn to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills, assess ethical decision-making in global environments, practice global-management strategies and apply cross-cultural and business communication skills to international business situations. Students enrolled full time can complete the program in six semesters or fewer and summer enrollment is available, making it feasible to earn the degree in two years.
Full-time enrollment for students who want to complete the program in 24-27 months requires enrolling in 9 credits per term and in 3 to 6 during the summer term (3/3/2 and 3/3/1). Part time students are expected to complete the program in 30 to 36 months (2/2/1 courses per academic year or 15 credits per year).
- Global Leadership Competencies
- Ethics in Global Environments
- International Marketing Strategies
- Global Strategy
- International Business Law
- International Finance
- International Accounting
- Economics for Global Managers
- Final Project: Global Strategic Management & Leadership
Electives and Transfer Credit
Some students use electives to broaden their exposure to new areas of knowledge, while others use them to increase their skills or knowledge in a particular area. The term registration information will provide you with a listing and description of electives offered through the School for Graduate Studies and those specific to the MBA in Global Leadership program. Electives also are offered during the summer term.
A request for transfer credit may be submitted to the School for Graduate Studies through your faculty advisor. Typically, 9 credits are acceptable as transfer credits if they meet all the criteria.
Program Prerequisites and Admission
Admission to the Empire State College MBA in Global Leadership is selective. Requirements for admission to the program include:
- a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university or college
- 3 credits of accounting
- 3-6 credits of economics (micro and macro
- 3 credits of statistics
- computer and Internet literacy.
- undergraduate business major
- experience in an organizational setting (business, nonprofit, public sector).
Apply for Admission
To apply for the MBA in Global Leadership, review the admission requirements and submit an online application.