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Master of Business Administration, MBA


The Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas offers several nationally ranked Master of Business Administration degree program options. MBA students can choose among the Full-Time MBA, Professional MBA Flex, Professional MBA Evening Cohort, Professional MBA Online or Executive MBA.

Program Information

School: Naveen Jindal School of Management

Program: Master of Business Administration

Catalog page: MBA

Other program information:

Full-Time MBA (Cohort) 
With an accelerated curriculum that requires only 16 months from start to finish, the Full-Time MBA program equips students with business skills while emphasizing the mastery of cutting-edge managerial technologies that groom graduates for success in today's global economy. ...more

Professional MBA 
The Professional MBA program's mission is help students learn to think, plan and act strategically in a competitive global marketplace. The program, unlike other MBA programs, focuses on teaching students to develop business solutions, utilizing strong analytical problem-solving skills. ...more

Professional MBA Online
The Professional MBA Online program dispels time and place as obstacles to earning a degree and delivers MBA resources to students who can't commit to regularly scheduled classes on campus. These students may live outside the UT Dallas geographic area or travel extensively for their organizations. Also, they may have relocated to other cities before finishing their UT Dallas degree and don't want to forfeit their accumulated credits. ...more

Executive Programs 
UT Dallas Executive Education offers degrees that emphasize skills needed in today's challenging marketplace. The Executive MBA program helps transform the careers and professional effectiveness of executives and senior professionals. The Global Leadership Executive MBA (GLEMBA) program has been named by Forbes magazine as one of the "Best on the Web" since 2000. The Project Management Executive MBA provides project managers with necessary technical, leadership and general business training. The Product Lifecycle & Supply Chain Management Executive MBA focuses on product lifecycle from design to disposal, and supply chain from end to end. The Healthcare Management Executive MBA for Physicians provides business and leadership skills for physicians who are currently in or planning to take a leadership role in their health care organization.

Executive MBA candidates should contact the department directly for application information. 

The University of Texas at Dallas now offers the MBA program at the Collin Higher Education Center in McKinney.

MBA in Master of Business Administration Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or its equivalent as determined by the dean of graduate studies

Test score required: Yes

A competitive GMAT score (GRE also accepted) that is less than five years old is required. Exceptions can be made to the GMAT/GRE requirement for any student with a 3.6 or greater GPA based on the last 60 credit hours at an Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredited undergraduate institution. These exceptions will be made based on a holistic review by the admissions committee of their work experience and academic performance.

International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than two years old.

Letters of recommendation: Minimum of one

Applicants must submit at least one letter of recommendation from an individual who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. At least one letter must be professorial. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.

Resume required: Yes

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: Our MBA admission committee reviews and considers applications for program admission in rounds. Applications received after the final deadline for the specific term of entry will be considered on a rolling basis should seats remain available.

All scholarships are merit based and recipients may receive in-state tuition status. Candidates seeking scholarship are encouraged to apply in earlier rounds. GMAT and GRE prep course scholarships are also available for those who apply in Rounds 1 and 2. Please contact the MBA Programs Office at for more information.

For application deadlines, visit the JSOM website.


Joanna Fowler (MBA Programs)
Associate Director, MBA Programs 
Office: JSOM 2.217

Pamela Foster Brady 
Program Director, Executive MBA Programs 

Possible Careers

Marketing Manager/Director; Financial Analyst; Knowledge Officer; Strategic Planner; Business Manager; Information Analyst; Healthcare Executive; Sales Executive; Real Estate Broker and other management positions. Almost any career can benefit from the strategic thinking and problem-solving skills taught in an MBA program.

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.