Students need to complete the following graduation requirements:

Credit total: minimum 47 credit hours

  • Required Courses: 32 credits
    • Fundamental courses: 15 credits
    • Core courses: 15 credits
    • MBA thesis: 2 credits
  • Electives: 15 credits(*specialization certificate)

Non-Credit Requirements

  • Internship Certificate (details are found in the Student Handbook)
  • Master Thesis
  • Chinese Requirement for international students (non-Taiwanese and non-Chinese natives)

Course Details

Fundamental courses

  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management and Investment
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Global Business Management
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Core courses

  • Data Science and Decision Support
  • Global IP Management and Business Laws
  • Business Development for Start-ups
  • Pioneering Innovation and Management in the Tech Industry
  • Business Launchpad: Planning and Managing Strategies


  • There are many courses available in the College of Management as well as outside the College of Management (maximum 6 credit hours from other departments may count toward degree requirements)

*Please be aware that, according to National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University Academic Regulations Article 28, courses with exact same titles will be counted only once to satisfy the minimum graduation credits, although they are offered by different instructors.

*A Global MBA (GMBA) director’s certificate will be awarded in the field of "Entrepreneurship" by application before graduation. If students take three elective courses (9 credits, graduate level) and their application is approved by the Global MBA committee, students can get at most one certificate in addition to the entrepreneurship one.

The available fields are: Strategy/ Human Resource Management/ Marketing/ Finance/ Supply Chain & Logistics Management/ Technology Management/ IP Management/ Data Science

The list of courses for each specialization:

In principle, the courses listed on the table are eligible for the application of the specialization certificate. If a student wants to use a new course (not listed in the table) for the specialization certificate, (s)he should apply for its eligibility BEFORE taking the course (see the document below titled "Application of Non-listed courses for Global MBA Specialization").  Please be reminded that the acceptance of the application is subject to the assessment by the GMBA Curriculum Committee.

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