Students in the online Master of Global Business Administration (GBA) form a diverse community that transcends borders of geography, academic background, and career trajectory. They are united by a shared calling: a commitment to making a lasting impact on the world stage.
The following class profile reflects our current GBA student body.1
The graphs show the percentage breakdown of gender and employment sectors for the current GBA student body. Gender breakdown is shown to be 43% female and 57% male. Employment breakdown is as follows: 41% private company; 25% public company; 17% nonprofit; 6% international/multilateral organizations; 12% other.
Languages in which students are fluent or advanced:
GBA students are currently living in seven countries—Belgium, China, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States—as well as 27 U.S. states. Students also conduct their studies while traveling widely for professional and personal reasons.
Students come to Fletcher with backgrounds across many sectors and industries, from areas such as government, consulting, finance, defense, and technology. The GBA learning experience is greatly enhanced by this diverse mix of experiences, fostering an open exchange of ideas.
Average work experience:
A sampling of employers of GBA students:
Barclays Bank New York
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Global Risk Advisors
Partners in Food Solutions
Permanent Mission to the United Nations
United States Army
United States Navy
Viacom International Media Networks
Positions held by GBA students:
Army Finance Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Sustainability Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Director, International Business Development
Senior Vice President
Surface Warfare Officer
Vice President, Procurement and Logistics
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