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Why Pursue a Business Administration Master's Degree

The MBA degree provides valuable training for professionals pursuing careers in administration and management through skills learned in core business disciplines such as accounting, economics, finance, management, management science, marketing and others. MBA students work closely with top-notch faculty, and expand their professional network with colleagues who possess a variety of life experiences. The program also offers the flexibility to take courses (full-time or part-time) during the evening and with professional peers.

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Additional Ways to MBA at UTSA

MBA (Full-time or Part-time) Executive MBA MBA/MD MBA/MPH
Credit Hours 36 43 27-361 Approximately 57 credit hours total for completion of both degrees2
Eligibility or Experience Requirements Some professional experience recommended 8+ years of professional experience, with some managerial experience Must be a current student at UT Health San Antonio in the Doctor of Medicine or Medical Residency program You must apply and be admitted to both degree programs before being considered for acceptance into the dual degree program.
Course Delivery Evening classes, some online courses and flexible scheduling In-person, alternating Saturdays Evening classes, some online courses and flexible scheduling Evening classes, some online courses and flexible scheduling
Program Tracks
  • Finance
  • General
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate Finance and Development
  • General Management
  • Health Professionals

1 Up to 9-credit hours may be transferred from UT Health San Antonio
2 The Dual Degree program reduces completion time for both degrees by one year by sharing up to 24 credit hours between programs

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
  Required Degree Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or have proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution.
  Minimum GPA 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) Departments may consider GPA of last 60 semester credit hours. Otherwise qualified individuals with a GPA below 3.0 may still be eligible for admission consideration. For further information, please contact Graduate.Business@utsa.edu.
  Coursework 18 credit hours in an area related to this graduate degree and at least 12 hours must be at the upper-division level.
  Transcripts* Required from all institutions attended; international transcripts must be recorded/translated to English
  Credential Evaluation Required if you have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions. Submit an evaluation of your transcripts from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) directly from the graduate admission application platform
  GRE/GMAT 23-24 App: Scores are currently waived for this program through the 2023-24 academic year.
24-25 App: Not required
  English Language Proficiency 550 TOEFL Paper / 79 TOEFL Internet / 6.5 IELTS / Duolingo 100
  Purpose Statement Required
  Resume Required
  Letters of Recommendation 2 academic or professional reference(s) demonstrating your attributes for successful completion of this program (you will request these through the Graduate Admissions Application; let your recommenders know of your deadline to ensure submissions are on time)
*Unofficial transcripts will be taken into consideration for admissions; however, if admitted into the program, you must submit official transcripts to the University.
Apply 2024-25 Application

Application 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.

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Timing on Admission Decision: 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.
Application Deadlines for: Priority International Domestic
Fall 2024 June 1 August 1
Spring 2025 November 1 December 1
Summer 2025 Not Available Not Available

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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.


The tuition cost and related fees indicated below will vary by semester, number of courses taken, residency status and enrollment level (full-time or part-time). The table below is based on the 2023-2024 graduate student fee schedule. For the current fee schedule, reference: utsa.edu/financialaffairs/services/fiscal-services/tuition-fees

Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Summer 2024 Tuition and Fees (subject to change)

 Resident  University Tuition and Fees1, 2, 3 Business Differential Tuition ($129/credit hour) Semester Fee for Master’s Students Total
3 hours $1,772.07 $407.10 $150.00 $2,329.17
6 hours $3,101.67 $814.20 $150.00 $4,065.87
9 hours $4,473.27 $1,221.30 $150.00 $5,844.57
12 hours $5,844.87 $1,628.40 $150.00 $7,623.27
15 hours $6,977.07 $2,035.50 $150 $9,162.57

1Note: additional $75 fee for each online/hybrid course

2Additional $10 in first semester

3Does not include parking or health insurance

 

Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Summer 2024 Tuition and Fees (subject to change)

 Non-Resident  University Tuition and Fees1, 2, 3, 4 Business Differential Tuition ($129/credit hour) Semester Fee for Master’s Students Total
3 hours $4,863.63 $407.10 >$150.00 $5,420.73
6 hours $9,284.79 $814.20 $150.00 $10,248.99
9 hours $13,747.95 $1,221.30 $150.00 $15,119.25
12 hours $18,211.11 $1,628.40 $150.00 $19,989.51
15 hours $22,434.87 $2,035.50 $150 $24,620.37

 1Note: additional $75 fee for each online/hybrid course

2Additional $10 in first semester

3Does not include parking or health insurance

4International students are assessed an additional $125 per semester

  • Accenture
  • Acelity
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • AT&T
  • Baptist Health System
  • Boeing
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Broadway Bank
  • CGI group
  • Chevron
  • Citibank
  • CPS Energy
  • Dell Technologies
  • Deloitte
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Harland Clarke Holdings
  • H-E-B
  • iHeartMedia
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NuStar Energy
  • Rackspace
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Target
  • University Health Systems
  • USAA
  • Valero Energy Corporation
  • Zachry Group
  • Business Foundations
  • Financial Accounting Concepts
  • Accounting Analysis for Decision Making
  • Financial Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management and Behavior in Organizations
  • Management Science with Data Analytics
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management and Policy
  • Three Electives (9 Credit Hours)
Leslie Brilliant, UTSA Senior Program Manager, Carlos Alvarez College of Business

Senior Program Manager

Leslie Brilliant

210-458-7301

Graduate.Business@utsa.edu