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Why Pursue a dual MBA/MPH?

Combine your degrees and use the expertise and skills gained in business and management toward solving crucial health and healthcare issues faced by public and private organizations worldwide. The dual MBA/MPH degree program provides an avenue for students seeking to advance their business and public health skills to enroll in both degree programs concurrently. The dual program saves students time, and costs are reduced by about 25% compared to earning the two degrees independently. Shared crediting of some coursework also makes it possible for students to complete both degrees in as little as three years.

The UTSA MBA Experience

Study with top-notch faculty, and grow your professional network with colleagues who possess a variety of life experiences.

"The MBA/MPH program has been instrumental in shaping the way I view and approach the business world."
Anthony Pederson MBA/MPH • San Antonio Campus Student

Admission & Application Requirements

Applications are submitted through the UTSA Graduate Application. Please upload all required documents (listed below) on your UTSA Graduate Application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure completion and submission of the application, a nonrefundable application fee, and all required supporting documents are on file with UTSA by the appropriate application deadline.

MBA/MPH Dual Program
  Transcripts* Required from all institutions attended; international transcripts must be recorded/translated to English
  Nomination Letter Required 1 nominating letter from a UT Health professor/director
*Unofficial transcripts will be taken into consideration for admissions; however, if admitted into the program, you must submit official transcripts to the University.
Apply using 2021-22 Graduate Application Apply using 2022-23 Graduate Application

Admission Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to have their admission file completed as early as possible. All applications, required documents and letters of recommendation, if applicable, must be submitted by 5:00 PM U.S. Central Time on the day of the deadline. Deadlines are subject to change.

MBA/MPH Dual Program
Completed applications will be reviewed for admission on a rolling basis. Decisions generally will be made and sent to applicants within 4 to 6 weeks of receiving the application.
  Fall Spring Summer
Priority April 1 October 1 Not Available
International June 1 November 1 Not Available
Domestic July 15 December 1 Not Available

Funding Opportunities

Resources Assistantships

Career Options

UTSA prepares you for future careers that are in demand. The possible careers below is data pulled by a third-party tool called Emsi, which pulls information from sources like the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, online job postings, other government databases and more to give you regional and national career outlook related to this academic program.


  • Acelity
  • Baptist Medical Center
  • Christus Health
  • Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
  • Medtronic
  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.
  • San Antonio Metropolitan Health District
  • Southwest Research Institute
  • UT Health Science Center San Antonio
  • University Health System

MBA

  • Financial Accounting Concepts
  • Accounting Analysis for Decision Making
  • Economic Theory and Policy
  • Management and Behavior in Organizations

MPH

  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health Services
  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health Policy/Management

Graduate Advisor of Record

Daniel Davied, PhD

210-458-6358

daniel.davied@utsa.edu