Acquire critical business knowledge, leadership skills and a strategic mindset to help propel you to the next level of your career with a UTSA MBA.

UTSA College of Business students in classThe UTSA Master of Business Administration (MBA) is specifically designed to provide an intensive business education. Study with top-notch faculty and grow your professional network with colleagues who possess a variety of life experiences.

Why Complete a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program?
The MBA degree provides valuable training for professionals pursuing careers in administration and management through skills learned in core business disciplines such as accounting, economics, finance, management, management science, marketing and others. The UTSA MBA program offers the flexibility to take courses (full-time or part-time) during the evening and with professional peers.

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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

  • Average time of completion is approximately two years
    • Full-time enrollment: 9 credit hours (3 classes) in fall & spring semesters
    • Part-time enrollment: 6 credit hours (2 classes) in the fall & spring semesters

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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UTSA MBA Program Options

Option 1: MBA

  • 36 credit hours (12 classes total)
  • Nine core courses and three electives
  • Tracks available:
    • Finance
    • General
    • Marketing
    • Project Management
    • Real Estate Finance and Development

Option 2: MBA + Graduate Certificate

  • 39 credit hours (13 classes total)
  • Nine core courses and four certificate courses
  • Certificates available:
    • Cloud Computing
    • Cyber Security
    • Intelligence Studies
    • Operations and Supply Chain Management
    • Project Management
    • Real Estate Development and Finance
    • Technology Entrepreneurship and Management

Additional UTSA MBA Program Options

  • Executive MBA: This 21-month program is tailored for experienced professionals with eight or more years of professional experience. Courses are offered in-person on alternating Saturdays.
  • Dual MBA/MD: A joint program with UT Health San Antonio. Medical students and residents may transfer up to nine credit hours taken at UT Health San Antonio to satisfy MBA requirements at UTSA.
  • Dual MBA/Master of Public Health (MPH): Collaborative program between The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business (COB) and The University of Texas School of Public Health (UTSPH).
Program Comparison
  MBA (Full-time or Part-time) Executive MBA MBA/MD MBA/Master of Public Health (MPH)
Credit Hours 36 43 27-361 Approximately 57 credit hours total for completion of both degrees2
Eligibility or Experience Requirements Some professional experience recommended 8+ years of professional experience, with some managerial experience Must be a current student at UT Health San Antonio in the Doctor of Medicine or Medical Residency program You must apply and be admitted to both degree programs before being considered for acceptance into the dual degree program.
Course Delivery Evening classes, some online courses and flexible scheduling In-person, alternating Saturdays Evening classes, some online courses and flexible scheduling Evening classes, some online courses and flexible scheduling
Program Tracks -Finance
-Project Management
-Real Estate Finance and Development
-General Management
-Health Professionals

1Up to 9-credit hours may be transferred from UT Health San Antonio
2The Dual Degree program reduces completion time for both degrees by one year by sharing up to 24 credit hours between programs.

Employers Who Recruit UTSA MBA Students
  • Accenture
  • Acelity
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • AT&T
  • Baptist Health System
  • Boeing
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Broadway Bank
  • CGI group
  • Chevron
  • Citibank
  • CPS Energy
  • Dell Technologies
  • Deloitte
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Harland Clarke Holdings
  • H-E-B
  • iHeartMedia
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NuStar Energy
  • Rackspace
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Target
  • University Health Systems
  • USAA
  • Valero Energy Corporation
  • Zachry Group

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
  • Three Electives (9 Credit Hours)

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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.
  • Current resume: Required – please include employment or other related experience.
  • Letters of reference: A minimum of two letters 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.
  • Personal statement: Approximately 1-2 pages, there are no specific format requirements but your letter should identify why you are interested in the MBA program at UTSA.
  • Requirement for standardized tests: GRE/GMAT are waived for Spring 2023 admission.
    • 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.
  • International applicant TOEFL/IELTS test scores: Until further notice, any applicants with a TOEFL/IELTS score on hand should submit their result (regardless of date) as part of the application. Applicants without TOEFL/IELTS scores, will complete alternate evaluations to demonstrate English proficiency following admission.

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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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