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UTSA MBANationally ranked and recognized, the UTSA MBA is the right choice for a graduate business education in Texas. The UTSA College of Business was named the No. 10 graduate business school in the nation for Hispanics by Hispanic Business magazine.

The strength of the UTSA MBA is in its diversity. Study with top-notch faculty from diverse cultures, interact with students who possess a variety of life experiences and select a degree program that matches your needs. The UTSA MBA offers the flexibility to take courses during the evening and with professional peers.

The MBA is specifically designed to provide an intensive business education for students who want to reach the next level of their careers.

Qualified candidates with an undergraduate degree in a business or non-business area are welcome to apply. A majority of our MBA students are working professionals. Classes are offered in an evening format at the 1604 Campus.

The college also offers a dual MBA/Master of Public Health program in collaboration with the University of Texas School of Public Health. Learn more about this collaborative program.

MBA Core
The MBA program requires 36 credit hours of coursework. All candidates are required to successfully complete the courses listed below (27 semester credit hours) and an additional 9 credit hours, consisting of electives and/or master's thesis.

ACC 5003 Financial Accounting Concepts
ACC 5023 Accounting Analysis for Decision Making
ECO 5003 Economic Theory and Policy
ECO 5023 Managerial Economics
FIN 5023 Financial Management
MGT 5043 Management and Behavior in Organizations
MGT 5903 Strategic Management and Policy (should be taken in final semester unless otherwise approved)
MKT 5023 Marketing Management
MS 5023 Decision Analysis and Production Management

Students seeking the MBA degree may elect one of two options to complete the required 36 hours.

Learning Tracks
Our MBA program offers you the flexibility of using your elective courses to gain greater expertise in a specific subject or discipline. You can do this by taking your electives within predesigned learning tracks or choosing specific courses that interest you. The learning tracks are designed as a deep dive into specific topics, building upon what you learn in the MBA core. We currently offer four tracks which we list below. Please contact our advising team to discuss the potential electives for each track.

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate

However, you are not required to stick to a specific track. If you wish to gain broader exposure to various topics you can do so by taking electives outside or across tracks. How you choose to craft your own MBA experience is up to you.

Option One
General MBA, Non-thesis Option.

Students must complete 9 hours of general approved electives from the College of Business.

Option Two
General MBA, Thesis Option.

Students are required to complete 3 hours of electives and 6 hours of their Master's Thesis.

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