Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

Program Format

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Embedded and Connected

Fuqua is "Embedded and Connected" across the world's most distinct global economies. Watch this video to see the program in action and to hear from past students of the Global Executive MBA program as well as the Cross Continent MBA program (for early to mid-career professionals). The video is the best and clearest way for you to understand the many ways you will benefit from this globally embedded and connected program.

Program Terms & Residencies

The Global Executive MBA program leverages Fuqua's portfolio of regions to the fullest and consists of a 15-month curriculum divided into 5 mandatory terms:

  • 2 terms include a residency on Duke's main campus in Durham, NC, USA
  • 3 terms include a residency in select regions around the world, and each of these residencies is divided between 2 cities, which may include:

Your residencies are rigorous and concentrated, so you should plan to completely step away from your job while you're in residency. After each residency, you will settle into a more flexible distance-learning module lasting for approximately 2 months. You will continue your coursework through virtual classroom sessions, team projects, individual assignments, and exams.

Optional Term

You have the option of studying for a 6th term to take elective courses or complete a concentration or certificate in: