Join a quality program that is nationally ranked and accredited by AACSB International, which places our college in the top five percent of business schools worldwide. Participants in graduate programs at the College of Business have the opportunity to study with a diverse network of peers who represent a variety of disciplines and industries.
After completing a Bachelor’s Degree, often the next step is to complete a graduate program and obtain a Master’s Degree. However, it may be possible to move directly into a Ph.D. program.
The UTSA College of Business offers a portfolio of graduate programs that are world-class. Our portfolio includes degrees with the highest marketability such as, Master of Science in Data Analytics, Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science, Masters of Science in Business, Master of Science in IT and Cyber Security, and variety of Master of Business Administration (MBA) options among others.
|Master’s Program||Doctoral Program|
|Definition||Typically a master’s degree is focused in a particular area of study, whereas a bachelor’s degree includes a breadth of subjects.
In the College of Business, based on your master’s program, you may choose to complete your degree requirements entirely through coursework (course-based), or through a combination of coursework and writing a thesis (thesis-based).
|A Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D. prepares people for research careers, either in academia or in industry.
Candidates who do not possess a master’s degree in a business or business-related discipline are required to complete a program consisting of a minimum of 84 semester credit hours.
|Requirements to Complete||Course-Based
|Maximum time to complete||6 years||8 years|
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