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UTSA College of Business PhD Admission Procedures

The College of Business will only be accepting applications for the following emphases for Fall 2017 admissions: 

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Organization and Management Studies

Doctoral admission is ongoing. The deadline to receive all admission materials is Feb. 1. New students are admitted once a year to begin the program in the fall semester only. All materials should be sent directly to:

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Graduate School
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX

Applications may be completed online by visiting the Graduate School website.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. A student should hold a master's degree in business or a related discipline before being granted admission to the Doctor of Philosophy in Business degree program. Applicants whose graduate degree is not in a business discipline will be required to satisfy MBA Core requirements. All applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Completed application along with the fee. Click here to choose program of interest.

  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework completed.

  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores or Graduate Records Examination (GRE) scores from a recent (no more than five years) administration of the exam. Information on the GMAT or GRE is available online.

  • An applicant from a country where the first language is not English, unless a bachelor's degree or higher was earned in an English-speaking country, must have a minimum score of 550 on paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), 79 on internet-based TOEFL, or 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources familiar with the applicant's background (at least one letter must be written by an academic).

  • A résumé or curriculum vitae.

  • A personal statement of academic interests and goals.

Admission to the doctoral program is based upon the applicant's entire record and selection is made on a competitive basis. Applicants must comply with all University and College of Business application requirements.

Financial Support
Our admitted students typically receive scholarships for tuition and fees and a paid teaching or research assistantship. Funding is normally guaranteed for up to four years.

Annual Deadline for Applying is February 1st

















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