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Master’s Degree in Global Business & Society

Launch an impactful career with a year of study at Yale

The Master of Management Studies in Global Business and Society (GBS) provides you with tools needed to thrive in global organizations and the broad perspective to know how best to use them. Open to students in master in management programs at top business schools around the world, including those in the Global Network for Advanced Management, the GBS program draws on all the resources at Yale University.

Students in class

During your year at Yale, you’ll take advanced coursework at the nexus of global business and society, building upon the foundation of your master’s in management.

GBS Curriculum

Spend a year on the campus of a great university, connecting with peers from around the world and forming relationships that will benefit you for the rest of your life.

Community

Students talking

Admissions

Admission to the GBS program is open to students who either are enrolled or have recently graduated from a top business school from around the world, including those in the Global Network for Advanced Management, with a master in management (or equivalent) degree.

There are two ways to enter the GBS program.

  1. For HEC, HKUST, and UBC Sauder master in management applicants: Apply jointly through the M2M programs. Deadlines vary by school.
  2. Apply while you are enrolled in, during a gap year, or after completing your master in management program.

Application Deadlines

Round 1

Jan. 5, 2023

Decision
Feb. 22, 2023

Round 2

Feb. 22, 2023

Decision
Apr. 12, 2023

Round 3

Apr. 11, 2023

Decision
May 15, 2023

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Class Size
63
Countries Represented
22
Women
54%
Global Network schools
8

I was able to take useful, technical classes on corporate finance and managerial controls, while also learning about global business dynamics, social mobility, and sustainable operations.

Olivier Richer

The student experience

Become a student at SOM, a citizen of Yale, and a part of the New Haven community.

Students at a table

Your sense of your own purpose will be strengthened by joining a community of people who value values and support each other in pursuit of impact.

Community at Yale SOM

Students studying

Your days will be spent studying—both in Evans Hall and across the beautiful Yale campus—and exploring everything New Haven has to offer.

Campus tour

Life in New Haven

As part of Yale University, you'll be among leading thinkers and teachers, as well as a cohort of fellow students pursuing excellence across fields of study.

Our connection to Yale

Yale gate
Students in hallway

As part of our mission, we engage with the problems afflicting our world—notably issues of discrimination, bias, and equity—and seek to build a community that achieves and celebrates diversity.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion at Yale SOM

We believe the most impactful leaders always weigh both sides of the ampersand in our mission—business and society.

Kerwin K. Charles
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