Online Master of Applied Leadership and Management

The Online Master of Applied Leadership & Management is not just a master's degree from a top ranked school of global management, it is specially designed to take your career to the next level. Globalize your leadership skills in a flexible online format designed for working professionals and become part of the prestigious Thunderbird Alumni Network.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 10

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 30

Details

More than ever, the world needs leaders. Sharpen your skills in Thunderbird’s Online Master of Applied Leadership and Management program (MALM), a unique online degree taught by Thunderbird's world-class professors. The MALM is designed to explore leadership and management through the lens of high-growth and emerging markets, and delivers the highest quality graduate education in an affordable format. Offered in a hybrid model that blends flexible online learning with an optional in-person capstone experience, the MALM combines Thunderbird’s prestigious tradition of graduate education with cutting-edge technology to deliver a transformative graduate degree.

Join students from around the world in the Online Master of Applied Leadership & Management program and become part of the globally connected Thunderbird alumni network that opens doors and opportunities.


Tuition Fee for 2020   

$33,300

Thunderbird Global Excellence Emerging Markets Scholarship

Up to 50% bringing approximate degree cost to $16,650 for qualified students in emerging markets.

Recommended but optional in-person experiences

Cost = Ask for details

 

Featured courses


TGM 505 Managing the Global & Regional Business Environment


TAM 511 Accounting for Business Leaders


TAM 521 Financial Analysis and Management


TAM 530 Leading Digital and Data Decision Making


TAM 541 Strategy in a Competitive World


TAM 542 Leadership and Personal Development


TAM 551 Global Marketing Strategy & Management


TGM 582 Communicating & Negotiating in a Dynamic World


Related careers

Modern business is global. With globalization accelerating at a rapid pace, global mindset and skillsets are now the norm for most career advancement.

Many Thunderbird graduates go on to become country managers, do business development work internationally, open subsidiaries in foreign locations, manage global projects, and advance business careers in multinational companies.

Business development manager

Project manager

Account executive

Marketing manager

Business analysts

Customer service manager

Business consultant

Entrepreneur

Prestigious faculty

Our school consists of more than 30 full-time faculty and nearly 50 adjunct faculty who teach the same courses in-person and online, meaning you’ll receive the same high-quality education no matter where you are in the world.

Our faculty members have strong leadership experience within the academic and professional worlds. Many of our adjunct faculty work full-time in prestigious leadership positions in the public, private and nonprofit arenas.

Prestigious faculty

Our school consists of more than 30 full-time faculty and nearly 50 adjunct faculty who teach the same courses in-person and online, meaning you’ll receive the same high-quality education no matter where you are in the world.

Our faculty members have strong leadership experience within the academic and professional worlds. Many of our adjunct faculty work full-time in prestigious leadership positions in the public, private and nonprofit arenas.

Admission requirements

Preferred/average work experience

Our preferred work experience duration is at least 2 years.

Study at a world-renowned university 

ASU is a global university that is committed to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report. We’ve also received accolades from other prestigious organizations, showcasing our commitment to excellence across all disciplines.

#1


Master in Management, according to Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal 2019 Business Schools Report. 

#1


in innovation for 5 consecutive years, ahead of Stanford and MIT.

Top 10


Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

Top10%


Best Global Universities.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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