Jump Start Your Career with a Graduate Program
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 Carlos Alvarez College of Business have the opportunity to study with a diverse network of peers who represent a variety of disciplines and industries.
- Tailor your program to your schedule with full-time and part-time options and classes offered during the day, evening or online
- On average our graduates see a 35% increase in salary
- Our degrees will enhance your employability with relevant content and hands-on training
- Learn from top research faculty and award-winning teachers who are nationally and internationally recognized and respected in their fields
Understanding Graduate Programs
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 Carlos Alvarez 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 Carlos Alvarez 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|