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COB International MBA

Application Process. Admission to the program is granted once each year in the summer term. The graduate application form is available online at A non-refundable application fee and all required supporting documents must be on file with the University’s Graduate School by the application deadline:

Application Deadline Deadline for International Students
May 1 March 1

Admission Requirements.  Applicants for admission to the MBA program in International Business are required to meet the general admission requirements, similar to those set out for the MBA degree and meet University-wide graduate admission requirements. Additionally, it is strongly recommended that students have two years of full-time work experience and demonstrate current proficiency in one language in addition to English.

Applicants are also considered based on prior academic achievement, Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores, a personal statement, a résumé (optional), and references (optional). Students recently admitted to the MBA program had an average GMAT of 600 and an average undergraduate GPA of 3.2.

The International MBA Program Committee evaluates each applicant individually based on the complete package of materials submitted.

Each applicant must submit:

  1. A completed application form
  2. Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  3. Official Graduate Management AdmissionTest (GMAT) scores
  4. A personal statement

Applicants may also submit the following:

  1. A current résumé with employment or other experience (optional)
  2. Letters of reference (optional)

Students are encouraged to complete a project outside the United States as part of the capstone course of the program.

Course Sequencing
Summer Session I (5 week)
MS 5003 Quantitative Methods for Business Analysis (part one)    
ECO 5023 Managerial Economics
MGT 6971 Special Topics Seminar – International Ethics    
Summer Session II (5 week)
MS 5003 Quantitative Methods for Business Analysis (part two)
ACC 5003 Financial Accounting Concepts 
MGT 5003 Conceptual Foundations of Management   
Fall Semester
MKT 5023 Marketing Management  
ACC 5023 Accounting Analysis for Decision Makers
MGT 5183 Global and Comparative Management 
FIN 5023 Financial Management 
IS 6971 Special Topics Seminar – Information Systems  
MGT 6971 Special Topics Seminar – International Law
Spring Semester
ECO 6323 International Trade and Finance  
MKT 5673 International Marketing   
MS 5023 Decision Analysis and Production Management  
FIN 5833 International Financial Management  
MGT 6971 Special Topics Seminar – International Human Resources
MSS 6971 Special Topics Seminar – Global Supply Chain
International Capstone Experience
MGT 5903 Strategic Management and Policy, or with approval, one of the internationally-located options listed below, to be completed from a non-U.S. location:
1. a capstone course offered at an approved school
2. internship
3. an independent study (MGT 6953) with a UTSA COB professor

Visit our International MBA catalog page for official degree requirements.



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