Global MBA

The Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Temple University’s Fox School of Business integrates an immersive, innovative global business curriculum with built-in career services from Fox’s renowned Center for Student Professional Development. This traditional, two-year program is designed for professionals with significant work experience who are seeking career mobility and enrichment, as well as a collaborative learning experience with a closely knit cohort of colleagues.

In the Global MBA program, you’ll receive hands-on educational experience, applying the skills you’ve learned in an energetic setting. You’ll work with real-time financial data, evaluate current case studies on a variety of relevant topics and address issues organizations face in today's business climate. The collaborative approach gives you space to test out ideas and strategies, so you can deliver practical solutions.

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Jessica Rothstein

Director of Corporate Strategy, Universal Parks and Resorts

"The professors at the Fox School had practical, real-life experiences and real-life jobs. Sometimes in business school, people can be too theoretical, but Fox professors were all realistic."

Why choose the Fox Global MBA?

Through courses taught by leaders of academia and industry, and hands-on experience that puts your knowledge to practice, you’ll develop employer-identified competencies that are critical to success. Apply your coursework to real-world topics, and gain practical consulting experience through simulations, competitions and consulting challenges.  

Global Immersions

With the Fox Global MBA, you’ll do more than visit a foreign business—you’ll develop insight into global business practices through a pair of one-week Global Immersions. Fox’s Global Immersions are rich and engaging intensive opportunities with immediate applicability.

You’ll participate in new experiences related to international business, including travel to an emerging market each academic year; collaborative work with a faculty leader and a project executive to address complex problems; corporate site visits so you gain insight into global practices; and networking opportunities with prominent executives from international organizations.

Global MBA Curriculum

The Global MBA curriculum is based on employer-identified business competencies. Each year, Fox engages with employers to identify the newest market demands and trends, so you can feel confident that your skills will remain on the leading edge of the job market.

The Fox Global MBA is designed to offer an immersive study experience. Over two academic years, you’ll meet for classes daily at Alter Hall on Temple University’s Main Campus in Philadelphia, with some classes also offered at Temple's Center City campus.

Courses are typically 12 weeks long, with some offered over six weeks.

Curriculum Structure

Courses are divided into four topic blocks over two years, starting with foundational courses and followed by deeper dives into business topics such as management and implementation, integration, and specialization.

Coursework is tailored to expand your knowledge and skills in a variety of market-relevant areas, with hands-on consulting challenges. Business competencies drive the curriculum and, in turn, provide the tools to drive your professional success. You’ll build competencies in the following key business areas.