Complement your medical training with the business and management education that will equip you to successfully manage the ever-changing business of healthcare and accelerate your career.

The MBA/MD program is a collaboration between UT Health Science Center San Antonio and the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business. In the MBA/MD degree program, medical students and medical residents at UT Health San Antonio can transfer up to nine (9) credit hours taken in their medical program and satisfy some of the course requirements of the MBA program at UTSA.

Each student must be admitted to both the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business Masters of Business Administration Program and UT Health Doctor of Medicine Program (current student or medical resident) in order to be eligible for the program.

Benefits of pursuing a MBA/MD 

  • Enroll in both degree programs concurrently to eliminate duplication in course content
  • Completing the programs simultaneously will save the time and cost required if you pursued the degrees independently.

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Program Overview

Many of our graduate MBA students are working professionals and the program is a great opportunity to develop your professional network.

Program Starts

  • Spring (Mid-January)
  • Fall (Late-August)

Program Length

  • 36 credit hours (12 classes total)
    • Full-time enrollment: 9 credit hours (3 classes) in the fall & spring semesters
    • Part-time enrollment: 6 credit hours (2 classes) in the fall & spring semesters
  • May transfer up to nine (9) credit hours taken in UT Health San Antonio medical program, with the approval of the MBA program committee

Program Delivery

  • Classroom and Online Delivery Options

Class Schedule

  • Courses are offered on either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings
  • Classes typically begin at 6 p.m.

Fees and Funding

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MBA Courses

• Business Foundations
• Financial Accounting Concepts
• Accounting Analysis for Decision Making
• Financial Management
• Managerial Economics

  • Management and Behavior in Organizations
  • Management Science with Data Analytics
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management and Policy

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How to Apply

The online application form is available through UTSA’s Future Roadrunner website, and it may be saved and updated until you are ready to pay the application fee and submit.

In addition to the application requirements below, applicants must also meet university-wide graduate admission requirements.

Application Requirements

  • Completed application form: Includes loading all required documents, paying your application fee and clicking on the “Submit” button.
  • Letters of reference: One nominating letter from a UT Health San Antonio director required. Students can submit a request for letters of recommendation through the online application. The application system will send their recommenders a rating form and a section for them to upload their letter.
  • Transcripts: Unofficial transcripts must be submitted with application materials. If your application is successful, official transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended by the end of your first semester. Transcripts must be received in a completely sealed envelope, or emailed directly from the issuing institution to be considered official.
    • Electronic official transcript submissions: graduate.documents@utsa.edu
    • Mailing address for official transcripts:
      • The University of Texas at San Antonio
        Attn: The Graduate School
        One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249
    • Required foreign credential evaluation: All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with a mandatory evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America. An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation. Summaries will not be accepted.

MBA/MD applicants are not required to provide the following: resume, test scores, a second letter of recommendation, and personal statement.

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Department Information

Main Office: BB 4.01.18
Phone: 210.458.4641
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Email: gradbiz@utsa.edu

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