Professors: Ashiq Ali, Frank M. Bass, William Cready, Ted Day, Gregory Dess, Adolf J.H. Enthoven, David L. Ford, Jr., Varghese S. Jacob, Constantine Konstans, Stan Liebowitz, Sumit Majumdar, Larry J. Merville, Vijay Mookerjee, Shun-Chen Niu, Michael Peng, Hasan Pirkul, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Ram C. Rao, Sumit Sarkar, Suresh P. Sethi, Chelliah Sriskandarajah, Kathryn Stecke, John Wiorkowski, Harold Zhang.
Associate Professors: Mark Anderson, Milind Dawande, David Deeds, J. Richard Harrison, Surya Janakiraman, †Robert Kieschnick, Zhiang (John) Lin, Livia Markoczy, B.P.S. Murthi, Ramachandran Natarajan, Orlando Richard, Ashutosh Prasad, Srinivasan Raghunathan, Young Ryu, Jane Salk, David Springate, Yexiao Xu.
Assistant Professors: Jayatirtha Asundi, Nina Baranchuk, Indranil Bardhan, Norris Bruce, Alex Butler, Metin Cakanyildirim, Octavian Carare, Zhonglan Dai, Kutsal Dogan, Laurel Franzen, Umit Gurun, Ernan Haruvy, Nanda Kumar, Mark Laplante, Seung-Hyun Lee, Xu Li, Xiaohui Liu, Holly Lutze, Nirup Menon, Syam Menon, Volkan Muslu, , Hyeun-Suk Rhee, Andrei Strijnev, Rafal Szwejkowski, Mark Vargus, Davina Vora, Wei Yue, Alejandro Zentner, Qin Zhang
Senior Lecturers: Art Algunek, Jasper Arnold, George Barnes, Abhijit Biswas, Ron Blair, Tiffany Bortz, Mary Chaffin, Anne Ferrante, Richard Fisher, Mary Beth Goodrich, David Heroy, Robert Hicks, Jonathon Hochberg, Marilyn Kaplan, Peter Lewin, Diane McNulty, Radha Mookerjee, Kumar Nair, Joseph Picken, Carolyn Reichert, Robert Robb, Mark Salamasick, Michael Savoie, Charles Solcher, Lou Thompson, Amy Troutman, Habte Woldu, Laurie Ziegler
Clinical Faculty: Joachim Adler, Alain Bensoussan, Tevfik Dalgic, John McCracken, Steve Perkins, Michael Oliff, Divakar Rajamani
Visiting Faculty: Celal Aksu, Usman Ghani, Fang Wu, Yuanping Ying
The Master of Business Administration degree provides students with a broad managerial education drawing from all business disciplines. It is obtained by completing the program course requirements of 53 hours beyond the prerequisites. U.T. Dallas offers several distinct approaches to obtaining an MBA. These include (1) the Cohort MBA Program, a full-time program in which students are admitted as a group each Fall and take their required classes together in a fixed sequence, (2) the Professional MBA Program for students attending school part-time, with classes largely meeting in the evening, and (3) the Global MBA Online with all core and elective courses available by distance learning, online.
Each of these MBA programs consists of 29 hours of required core courses and 24 hours of elective course work, which may include an optional concentration in a selected area of business study. Courses in the Global MBA Online use audio streaming lectures supported by downloadable presentations, online text-based conferences, bulletin board and e-mail exchanges, and teleconferences.
The M.A. in International Management Studies degree provides
knowledge of and training in international management, which includes trade
across national boundaries, management practices within foreign nations, and management
on a global basis. The program provides students the opportunity to learn
in-depth the fundamentals of (1) functional areas of management, (2)
international management, and (3) cultural, sociopolitical, and geographical
constraints affecting international business decisions. In the past, the School
has organized study abroad opportunities in
The M.S. in Accounting and Information Management provides a tailored
educational experience that encourages (1) a globally-oriented,
interdisciplinary focus, (2) a balanced conceptual and pragmatic approach, (3)
development of written and oral communication skills, (4) a refinement of
research and analytical skills that results in enhanced decision-making
abilities, and (5) a commitment to life-long learning. The Accounting and
Information Management Program is a leader in developing the professional
skills that are needed for the core services identified by the
The M.S. in Information Technology and Management bridges the gap between the pure information technologist and the business professional. By providing a technology intensive program with a business focus, the program prepares graduates to apply information technology to business problems and create efficient and effective solutions. The 36 hour degree consists of 9 hours of business core courses, 12 hours of information technology foundation courses, 9 hours of concentration courses, and 6 hours of approved electives. Three concentrations are available (1) Information Technology Management and Consulting (2) E-Business Technology and (3) Telecommunications Management. In this program, students will acquire not only fundamental knowledge of business management and decision-making, but also highly specialized professional knowledge in information systems development, IT-based business models, managerial issues in IT design, and IT adoption and diffusion.
The M.S. in Management and Administrative Sciences degree provides students the opportunity for specialized education in a specific management discipline built upon a core of business courses. It is obtained by completing the program course requirements of 36 hours beyond all prerequisites. The program consists of 10 hours of business core courses, 12 to 18 hours of specified concentration courses and the remaining hours as elective courses. The concentration areas include (1) Finance (2) Electronic Commerce, (3) Organizations and Strategy, (4) Supply Chain Management, (5) Innovation and Entrepreneurship and (6) Healthcare Administration. The classes for this degree are largely offered in the evenings.
The evening programs, MBA, M.A., and M.S., serve primarily employees of the companies in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The daytime, full-time, Cohort MBA program enrolls students selected from local, national, and international applicants. The Global MBA Online serves students seeking a flexible schedule or who live too far from campus as well as students emphasizing international management and information technology.
In addition, the Executive Education †M.S.
in Medical Management prepares physicians and senior healthcare
administrators with the critical business skills they need to improve the
leadership and management of their healthcare organizations. The program is
jointly taught by faculty from The University of Texas at Dallas School of
Management and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at
Leaders in high tech firms often need
expertise in both engineering and management.†
Through a unique combined masterís level degree program, graduate students
may earn an M.S.E.E. degree from the
The Ph.D. in International Management Studies provides the opportunity to conduct research in the analysis of international business, emphasizing a strong foundation in theory and research in organizations and strategy. International Management Studies focuses on the analysis of organizations, industries, and markets as interdependent systems, stressing structural, strategic, environmental, and international considerations and their implications for management. Topics such as organizational design and change, corporate strategy, multinational management, technological and industrial development, and managerial decision making are examined using theories and empirical methods drawn from sociology, economics, political science, anthropology, psychology, demography, statistics, and computer science.
The Ph.D. in Management Science provides the opportunity to conduct
research in a functional business area to contribute to the knowledge in that
field with respect to its intellectual content or professional practice. The
Both doctoral programs offer preparation for academic and/or research
positions in universities, with organizations such as the World Bank, and in
industry, both in the
The Universityís general admission requirements are discussed here.
Admissions to the evening programs are based on a holistic consideration of the applicantsí record. The following factors are considered in arriving at an admission decision:
Applications are due in the Admissions Office 90 days prior to registration for international students and 45 days prior to registration for all other students. Students are admitted 3 times per year and can start their studies during any one of the three semesters.
Students may apply for the Deanís Excellence Award which provides financial support in the form of scholarships. A limited number of teaching assistantships are also available.
The Global MBA Online has the same admission requirements and tuition as the traditional MBA. And the Online program follows the same academic calendar as the rest of the University. These students receive priority registration for online courses.
Cohort MBA program: In addition to the factors required for admission to the evening programs, admission to the full-time, Cohort MBA program requires the capability to perform well in a fast-paced, team-oriented curriculum Applicants are admitted based on a composite evaluation of the submitted measures of performance which include the GMAT, GPA, recommendation letters, and work experience, as well as initiative and interest suggested through essays. The Admission Committee seeks academic and professional excellence. Applications completed by May 1 will be considered for financial support. International applications are due June 1 and domestic applications by July 1. Students are admitted each fall.
Executive MBA program: Admissions are based on academic transcripts, a personal essay, letters of recommendation, and knowledge of elementary calculus and basic financial accounting. Also, approximately 10 years of business experience with relevant managerial experience, the ability to use a DOS-based personal computer, with Windows, for word processing and spreadsheets (possession of a laptop computer with modem and Internet access is required), and corporate endorsement and support in the case of employed participants. The GMAT is encouraged, but not required. Applications are due by June 30, and students are admitted each fall.
Master of Science in Medical Management: For Physicians - MD or DO
degree from an accredited school of medicine or school of osteopathy and a copy
of a state medical license. Admission to the Master of Science program
requires medical school and undergraduate transcripts. For
Senior Healthcare Administrators Ė To be considered for admission, an
administrator is required to have seven years of professional work experience
Students may be admitted as non-degree seeking students. To be admitted as a non-degree seeking student, students will have to meet all the admission requirements specified for degree seeking students including relevant test scores (GMAT/GRE, TOEFL). Students who want to switch to degree-seeking status, will have to apply to the degree program. If they are admitted, at most six credits taken as a non-degree seeking student can be transferred to the degree program.
Conditional acceptance to the School may be granted with the recommendation of the Admissions Committee and the concurrence of the Dean of Graduate Studies. At the time of their acceptance, the students will be informed of the conditions they need to satisfy to become regular students. The students can be in conditional status for only one semester and need to fulfill the stipulated conditions by the end of the semester. Conditionally accepted students will be restricted to:
Substitutions of program requirements may be granted in recognition of previous coursework taken in a specific business program area. Substitutions are approved by the appropriate Program Director through a process which allows a student to skip a core course and take the next higher level course in that area with no reduction in the overall program hour requirements.
Transfers of credit may be granted for equivalent graduate coursework taken at other universities with a grade of B or better within the past six years. The appropriate Program Director initiates such transfers which must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies. The total number of transfers of credit toward the completion of a masterís degree cannot exceed twelve hours toward the M.A. and M.S. degree, and fifteen hours toward the MBA degree.
Applications for approval of substitutions and transfers of credit may be
obtained in and submitted to the
Knowledge of calculus and competence in personal computing are requirements for the programs. Students who have not completed an undergraduate calculus course at the level of MATH 1325 or higher may satisfy the prerequisite by completing MATH 5304 Applied Mathematical Analysis for Non-majors. Competence in personal computing may be demonstrated in one of three ways: having completed BA 3351 with a grade of B or better, having completed an equivalent course at another university with a grade of B or better, or verifying to the Advising Office that the skills and knowledge equivalent to BA 3351 have been obtained by experience.† Degree credit is not earned for program prerequisites; however, the grade achieved in MATH 5304 will count toward the studentís grade point average. For the M.A. in International Management Studies, FIN 6301 has a prerequisite of OPRE 6301, its equivalent, or consent of instructor. Prerequisites must be satisfied within the first twelve hours of graduate study as a degree-seeking student.