Global MBA Executive Option

Degree Offered:  

M.B.A. in Global Management

Campus Options

  • Main Campus (Union, NJ)

Application Deadline: 

Fall:        June 1
Spring:  December 1

Program Description


Kean’s MBA in Global Management program is a specialized MBA degree program that prepares managers to succeed in a global business environment. It offers a wide and deep selection of global-focused courses, experiences, and training in global business issues. In addition, it has an extensive global experience requirement that sets it apart from other programs.

The MBA in Global Management program has six distinctive components that together provide graduates with the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to manage multicultural and multinational workforces effectively in a rapidly changing global business environment:

    Admissions Requirements

    • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
    • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (lower GPAs will be considered based on strength of overall application)
    • 3+ years of managerial work experience
    • Two letters of recommendation (one from current supervisor)
    • Professional Resume/CV
    • Personal essay explaining candidate’s interest in the program
    • Personal interview may be required
    • TOEFL (for applicants whose native language is not English)

    Students holding degrees in disciplines other than business management are encouraged to apply with the understanding that they may be required to successfully complete the undergraduate prerequisites before becoming fully matriculated in the MBA program in Global Management.

    Prequalification Requirement

    Before starting the graduate courses of the MBA in Global Management program, students have to fulfill the prequalification requirement. Students can either show that:

    • They took these or similar courses in their undergraduate studies and received at least a B grade, or
    • Take these courses at Kean University prior to starting the graduate courses. No credits towards the degree will be given. Students must pass these courses with a B or better grade



    • Between 42-60 credits depending on an applicant’s undergraduate and


    COMM 3590

    Business and Professional Communication

    3 credits

    EC0 2120

    Statistics for Business and Economics

    3 credits

    MATH 1044

    Pre-Calculus for Business

    3 credits

    MGS 3032

    Organizational Behavior

    3 credits

    MGS 3040

    Management Information Systems

    3 credits



    ACCT 5010

    Accounting for Managers

    3 credits

    ECO 5020

    Managerial Economics

    3 credits

    FIN 5300

    Business Finance

    3 credits

    MGS 5010

    Strategic Management

    3 credits

    MGS 5110

    Quantitative Methods in Management Science*

    3 credits

    MKT 5400

    Marketing Management

    3 credits

    Required Courses – 18 CREDITS

    GMBA 5065

    Global Marketing Strategy

    3 credits

    GMBA 5075

    International Management

    3 credits

    GMBA 5660

    Ethical and Legal Issues in Operating Globally

    3 credits

    GMBA 5680

    Management and Leadership in the Global Environment

    3 credits

    GMBA 5785

    Advanced Seminar in Cross-cultural Management Issues

    3 credits

    GMBA 5885

    Strategic Management of Global Information Systems

    3 credits

    Choose three electives from one functional area.  Additional specialization areas can be offered.

    ACCT 5140

    Managerial and Cost Accounting

    3 Credits

    ACCT 5190

    Law, Ethics and the Professional Accounting Practices

    3 Credits

    ACCT 5250

    International Accounting and Taxation

    3 Credits

    ACCT 5280

    Accounting and Business Strategy

    3 Credits

    GMBA 5350

    Multinational Financial Management

    3 Credits

    GMBA 5360

    Foreign Exchange Markets and Financial Institutions

    3 Credits

    GMBA 5370

    Global Investment Analysis

    3 Credits

    MGS  5030

    Management in Human Resources

    3 Credits

    MGS  5035

    Management and Labor Relations in the Global Environment

    3 Credits

    MGS  5040

    Introduction to E-Business

    3 Credits

    MGS 5120

    Supply Chain Management

    3 Credits

    MKT 5410

    Marketing Research

    3 Credits

    MKT 5420

    Consumer Behavior

    3 Credits

    MKT 5430

    Services Marketing

    3 Credits

    MKT 5450

    Internet Marketing

    3 Credits

    GMBA 5510

    Business Process Innovation & Management

    3 Credits

    GMBA 5520

    Global E-Business Strategies

    3 Credits

    GMBA 5530

    Enterprise-wide Resource Management

    3 Credits

    GMBA 5540

    Knowledge Management in the Global Environment

    3 Credits


    GMBA 5900

    Global Business Simulation*

    3 credits

    *This is an integrative course required of all students in their final semester. The course is based on a global business simulation game. The students work in groups and integrate all the knowledge they acquired by making decisions in a simulated global environment in all functional areas. The students compete in a global business game with participants from all over the globe.

    Total 48 Credits (Minimum 42 credits)

    Program Mission and SLOs



    Please contact one of our
    Graduate Admissions Counselors

    Program coordinator

    Green Lane 226
    T. 908.737.4762 

    Updated 8/21/14