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UT Tyler College of Business and Technology

Master of Business Administration

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Master of Business Administration Degree Plan: Online and Face-to-Face

About the MBA Program

Total Semester Credit Hours = 36


The basic objective of the master of business administration (MBA) degree program is to offer individuals an opportunity to develop corporate leadership ability in an increasingly complex and dynamic global society by enhancing their knowledge, managerial skill and perspective. The broad, integrated curriculum provides the student with an opportunity to gain understanding of the major facets of multinational business operations in a competitive environment.

The program includes work in the theoretical foundations of business, quantitative controls, decision-making, the development of advanced functional skills, and the global and ethical environment of business. An opportunity is also provided for a limited degree of specialization.

The program is a non-thesis program designed for graduates from recognized colleges of business as well as graduates in liberal arts, science, engineering or other fields desiring to undertake professional studies in the area of business administration. This degree can be completed face-to-face or online.

General Graduate Admission Requirements

MBA Additional Admission Requirements

Leveling Courses

There are no leveling courses for admission, and the program is open to applicants with a bachelor's degree in any discipline.  However, MATH 1342 - Elementary Statistics is highly recommended prior to MANA 5305 (see degree plan).

GMAT Scores

Successful applicants have an index score figured as follows:
Last 60 hour GPA x 200 + Total GMAT Score => 1000
If a student's last 60 hour GPA = 3.25 or higher, the GMAT is waived.

Provisional Admission

Provisionally accepted students may enroll in one semester for a maximum of nine hours before being required to submit a GMAT score.  After this semester is completed, a hold will be placed on a student's account until GMAT scores are submitted tothe Office of Graduate Admissions.

Transfer Coursework

Subject to approval by the coordinator of graduate programs and the dean of the College of Business and Technology, students may transfer up to nine hours of graduate credit earned at an approved university.

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