Global Field Studies


UCLA Anderson offers a vibrant and challenging academic environment for students across all programs and provides many opportunities for students to study abroad, engage in global field studies and expand their educational horizons. All UCLA Anderson’s MBA degree programs have a field study program component and many include a global perspective and a wide selection of international projects:

  • Full-time MBA program's Applied Management Research (AMR) program provides a number of project opportunities in the area of microfinance in emerging countries.
  • Fully-Employed MBA (FEMBA) program's Global Access Program (GAP) is the international field study and master’s thesis requirement for all FEMBA students. Since 1998, FEMBA students have worked with technology companies and institutional partners in 15 countries and over 1,600 MBA candidates have conducted research in 50 countries for 325 companies to develop comprehensive business and market expansion strategies.
  • Executive MBA (EMBA) program’s Strategic Management Research (SMR) program provides EMBA students with opportunities to work with global organizations and develop in-depth strategic business plans at the behest of an organization's management
  • UCLA – NUS Global Executive MBA program’s Management Practicum focuses on strategic issues that are international or multinational in scope and that bridge key Pacific Rim countries.