Global MBA

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    ““I4H showed a commitment to that real experience, not just observing. I wanted to do something.”” Lindsey McQuaid | Alumna | Global MBA
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    “When I sat in classes at top 10 programs while looking at schools, I was underwhelmed by the quality of conversation that was occurring. I didn’t feel that way at Carey.” Doug Ferreira | Student | Global MBA
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    “It’s not what you would envision for a business school. It’s applied learning; it’s hands on. The culture of the school is kind of like a startup. You wear a lot of different hats, and you help build the culture of the school.” J.J. Reidy | Alumnus | Global MBA
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    “Carey was really the only option as far as I was concerned. The school’s motto, ‘doing business with humanity in mind,’ strongly resonated with where I was coming from and where I want to go.” Matt Ellis | Alumnus | Global MBA
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    “One of the reasons I chose Carey is because they didn’t apologize. It’s a school that is different, that approaches business in a different way, and owns it. The program really enables you to focus on what you want to do when you graduate; it allows you to think outside the box. To me, there couldn’t be a better program.” Jarrett Bauer | Alumnus | Global MBA
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    ““As a student, you can tell that the people who come to work here want to build something big. It’s not just another business school. The point is to build a legacy, and to change the way business is taught and practiced. I believe in this, and I see myself as part of that mission. This school offers an opportunity to build something meaningful.” ” Dan Givol | Student | Global MBA

In class, in the field, and across the globe—the Global MBA is the business incubator for a better world. Our full-time program features real world learning experiences, one-on-one support, and an influential worldwide network of 215,000 alumni.



2 yrs, 54 credits


$59,875 per year


$100 Application Fee

$500 Matriculation Fee

Inside Look Into Global MBA

Program Features

The Johns Hopkins Global MBA tears down the monolithic pillars of traditional business education and inspires our students to believe that business can—and must—do more to further society. Our flagship courses, Innovation for Humanity and Discovery to Market, challenge our students to blend business fundamentals with unconventional thinking, to ask the tough questions and find answers to some of society’s most pressing problems.

  • Two-year, 54-credit full-time format
  • Strong focus on impact and accountability of business to society
  • Small cohort size allows for personalized attention from faculty and career staff as well as opportunities for networking and relationship-building with your peers

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Flagship GMBA Courses

Innovation for Humanity

  • Use business learning, individual skills, and collaborative thinking to gain valuable experience and tackle real-life challenges
  • Course includes an intensive three-week international, on-site practicum where you’ll apply and present your solutions
  • Participate in small team project planning, data analysis, and reporting

Discovery to Market

  • Work alongside inventors, scientists, and entrepreneurs to transform an emerging technology from brand new to new brand
  • Collaborate with students and faculty from other schools within the Johns Hopkins University to assess the societal value of new discoveries and innovative technologies
  • Develop a detailed plan for bringing discoveries to market—and profitability

Sample Curriculum

Courses are designed to give you a firm foundation in business best practices—a balanced mix of core studies, theory, ethics, and entrepreneurship. You’ll learn in a cohort, working collaboratively with peers from different backgrounds and cultures to master and apply skills.

Required Courses (34-36 credits)

  • BU.930.632 Management and Organizational Behavior
  • BU.910.610 Accounting Foundations
  • BU.914.610 Business Statistics
  • BU.930.633 Business Microeconomics
  • BU.911.610 Marketing Management
  • BU.910.611 Corporate Finance
  • BU.913.610 Business Analytics
  • BU.912.611 Operations Management
  • BU.930.610 Effective Communication
  • BU.912.610 Competitive Strategy
  • BU.930.630 Solving Organizational Problems
  • BU.940.611 Innovation for Humanity
  • BU.913.611 Judgement and Decision Making
  • BU.930.634 Financial Valuation
  • BU.913.600 Experiences in Leadership
  • BU.932.610 Ethical Leadership
  • Experiential Learning requirement

Concentration/Electives (18-20 credits)

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Businesses
  • Health Care Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate and Infrastructure

Students who complete this program between May 2017 and August 2017 are eligible to continue their studies in a complementary new area with Carey's Second Degree Option. More information is available on the Second Degree Option page

Tuition & Fees

For Academic Year 2017-2018

Tuition Application FEE Matriculation Fee Registration Per Semester Graduation Fee
(for one year of two-year program)
$100 $500 $0 $0

All fees are nonrefundable. 

  • Late Registration Fee: $250
  • Late Payment Fee: $250
  • Returned Check Fee: $35
  • Payment Plan Termination Fee: $75
  • Delinquent Account Collection Fee: 25% of the outstanding debt

Learn more about the financial assistance available to students, including the Carey Business Fellows program for fall 2018 applicants.

Life (and Career) After Graduation

Our Career Development team is committed to providing opportunities for you to build professional skills and competencies that are essential for success in the career search. 

After graduation, Global MBA students have gone on to start or advance their careers in a number of industries, including health care, technology, financial services, consulting, and government. Employers have included:

  • 3M
  • Amazon
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bristol-Meyer Squibb
  • CapitalOne
  • Cisco
  • Deloitte
  • Exelon
  • General Electric (GE)
  • Intel
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Marriott
  • Morgan Stanley
  • US Agency for International Development (USAID)


The most recent GMBA career data is available here


#Of Students: 65
Avg GMAT: 638
Countries Represented: 11

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