​Master's in Global Leadership Degree Program

Excel in today's global marketplace.

Whether you want to work your way up the corporate ladder, the public service system or the ranks of the military, our master's in global leadership degree can help you take the next step forward. Designed for working professionals, this degree offers practical, hands-on experience so you can advance in your career—and make a real impact in the world. 

From studying cross-cultural leadership in Madrid to learning best business practices from local executives, you will gain the skills and confidence you need to become the global leader you were always meant to be. From lively class discussions to professors invested in your success, we provide exceptional support and engagement during every step of your journey.

Through an optimal blend of classroom and online instruction—and several short-term study abroad opportunities—you will gain an extraordinary understanding of cultural, political and economic differences worldwide. Upon completing our global leadership program, you will possess not only stronger leadership skills, but also the perspective (and connections) you need to become a true global innovator.

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Student at career fair discussing Turn leadership training into a real-world career. Our global leadership master's degree equips you with valuable experience that can be immediately applied in the private business, public sector or military world. Leadership opportunities abound in every imaginable industry, from defense and high-tech to financial services and consumer goods.
Students gathered around table in paradise Business in paradise. Master's in global leadership students will kick off the program with a blend of coursework on USD's campus and in Mexico. While in Mexico, students will see global business first hand by visiting local companies and networking with business leaders. Your learning is complemented by the cultural experience of being south of the border.
An Aztec statue next to an American flag and Mexican flag USD Dual Degree with CETYS. Our master's in global leadership (MSGL) is also offered in collaboration with the Centro de Enseñanza Tecnica Y Superior (CETYS) in Mexicali, Mexico, as a dual degree. Students from CETYS complete the program at the CETYS Mexicali campus with instruction from esteemed USD School of Business faculty. Students in this program earn an MBA from CETYS and an MSGL from USD without having to set foot in the U.S. All courses are delivered in English.