Duke - The Fuqua School of Business
The Duke MBA-Global Executive

Meet your global roundtable

Join a diverse network of senior-level executives and gain industry insights and tools that will quickly impact your business. Become sophisticated about key world economies and participate in discussions that help you rethink your business and add immediate value to your organization. 

Guided by world-class faculty and industry thought leaders, you'll experience the intricacies of global business firsthand and develop advanced analytical, strategic, and leadership skills to succeed anywhere in the world.

To know what's happening in global business, you need to be where business happens.

The Duke MBA—Global Executive program. Business Happens Here.

Application Deadlines

Round 1 - May 20, 2015
Round 2 - July 15, 2015
Round 3 - September 2, 2015
Round 4 - October 21, 2015
Round 5 - December 2, 2015
Round 6 - January 13, 2016

International applicants should apply no later than the Round 5 deadline of Dec. 2, 2015.

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Program Overview

Start Date: July 2016
Program duration: 15 months
Residencies: In 7 locations around the globe
Curriculum: General management curriculum with 8 core classes, 3 multi-term courses, optional electives, and optional concentrations or certificate

Admission Requirements

Minimum 10 years work experience
Online Application 
225 USD Application Fee (waivers available)
Recommendation Letters
Sponsorship Letter
Admissions Interview
Travel visa(s) & passport 

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Tuition, fees, supplies: 166,000 USD (for the class beginning in 2016)
Scholarships & loans available

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Typical Class Profile

Class Size: 40 - 60
Average Age: 39
Average Work Experience: 15 years
Women: 23%
Non-U.S. Citizenship: 38%
Students with Advanced Degrees: 32%