Ashiq Ali, Alain Bensoussan,
R. Chandrasekaran, William Cready, Rachel Croson, 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,
Srinivasan Raghunathan, Ram
C. Rao, Brian T. Ratchford,
Michael Rebello, Sumit Sarkar, Suresh P. Sethi, Chelliah Sriskandarajah, Kathryn Stecke, John Wiorkowski, Harold Zhang.
Associate Professors: Mark Anderson, Indranil Bardhan, Metin Cakanyildirim, Milind Dawande, David Deeds, J. Richard Harrison, Surya Janakiraman,† Robert Kieschnick, Nanda Kumar, Zhiang (John) Lin, Livia Markoczy, Syam Menon, B.P.S. Murthi, Ramachandran Natarajan, Ashutosh Prasad, Orlando Richard, Young Ryu, Jane Salk, David Springate, Eric Tseng, Yunzeng Wang, Yexiao Xu.
Assistant Professors: Jayatirtha Asundi, Nina Baranchuk, Norris Bruce, Alex Butler, Octavian Carare, Zhonglan Dai, Kutsal Dogan, Laurel Franzen, Umit Gurun, Ernan Haruvy, Seung-Hyun Lee, Xu Li, Xiaohui Liu, Holly Lutze, Stan Markov, Volkan Muslu, Valery Polkovnichenko, Hyeun-Suk Rhee, Andrei Strijnev, Mark Vargus, Minhua Wan, Yu Wang, Kelsey Wei, Yuanping Ying, Wei Yue, Alejandro Zentner, Jun Zhang, Qin Zhang, Eric Zheng, Yibin Zhou.
Senior Lecturers: Joachim Adler, Art Algunek, Frank Anderson, Jasper Arnold, John Barden, George Barnes, Abhijit Biswas, Ron Blair, Tiffany Bortz, Mary Chaffin, Anne Ferrante, Richard Fisher, Mary Beth Goodrich, Robert Hicks, Jonathon Hochberg, Marilyn Kaplan, Chris Linsteadt, Diane McNulty, Radha Mookerjee, Kumar Nair, Joseph Picken, Nataliya Polkovnichenko, Matt Polze, Robert Robb, Tracey Rockett, Mark Salamasick, Michael Savoie, Avanti Sethi, Charles Solcher, Lou Thompson, Amy Troutman, McClain Watson, Habte Woldu, Laurie Ziegler.
Clinical Faculty: Tevfik Dalgic, Charlie Hazzard, Peter Lewin, John McCracken, Michael Oliff, Divakar Rajamani, Fang Wu.
Visiting Faculty: Huseyin Cavusoglu, Xiuli He.
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.
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
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 degree requires a minimum of 36 credit hours, consisting of basic business courses, IT foundation courses, IT elective courses, and free electives. The business core courses are designed to provide incoming students with the context to better appreciate and understand the complex issues that occur at the interface between IT and business. The IT foundation courses cover the essentials of IT knowledge that any student must posses. The IT elective courses provide in-depth knowledge of the technology and technology management issues. In addition, students may choose approved electives that maximize their individual educational and professional goals. The program also offers opportunities for students to concentrate in specific tracks such as ĎEnterprise Systemsí, ĎHealthcare Systemsí, and ĎInformation Securityí depending on their interests and goals.
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 (Not accepting new students beginning Fall, 2008) (2) Electronic Commerce, (3) Organizations and Strategy, (4) Supply Chain Management (Not accepting new students beginning Fall, 2008), (5) and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 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.
M.S. in Healthcare Management prepares students
for roles in the leadership and management of the
Professional Track classes are offered on a semester-long basis in the
evenings.† The Executive Track is
delivered in a different format, consisting of nine 4-day residential
classes.† A different class is offered
every two months and classes may be started at any time and taken in any order.
The Executive curriculum is jointly taught by faculty from the
The M.S. is Finance is designed for students with or without previous educational background in finance.† Candidates in the M.S. in Finance choose one of four concentrations: Financial Analysis, Financial Management, Financial Risk Management, and Financial Engineering.† The Financial Analysis concentration is designed for students interested in pursuing a career as a financial analyst and completing the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examinations.† The Financial Management concentration allows students to tailor their course work for careers in a range of activities: e.g., corporate finance, investment banking, venture capital, private equity, commercial banking, insurance, etc.† The Financial Risk Management concentration is designed for students interested in a career in financial risk management and one of the financial risk management certifications. The Financial Engineering concentration is designed for students with the quantitative ability to purse a career applying quantitative methods to investment and risk management problems. Because several of these concentrations designed to best prepare students for certain certifications, students are required to complete all the course work in a particular concentration to graduate with that concentration.†
The M.S. in Supply Chain Management (SCM) will explore the key issues associated with the design and management of industrial supply chains. It will entail concepts dealing with the improvement of supply chain operations towards lower costs, faster delivery, higher quality and bigger variety. The ultimate objective is using SCM to mold traditional business operations into competitive weapons for today's global economy. Students will acquire not only fundamental knowledge of business management but also analytical decision-making skills (especially for complex systems) along with real-life experiences gained through projects with area companies.
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
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.
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
doctoral programs offer preparation for academic and/or research positions in
universities, with organizations such as the World Bank, and in industry, both
The Universityís general admission requirements are discussed here.
Admissions to the evening programs are based on a consideration of the applicantsí entire record. The following factors are considered in arriving at an admission decision:
bachelorís degree from an accredited institution in the
∑ international applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 550 on the paper test (or 215 on the computerized test) that is less than two years old,
∑ undergraduate GPA, calculated on the last 60 hours of academic course work,
∑ honors and achievements,
∑ personal essay outlining academic interests and goals
∑ letters of recommendations (3),
∑ work experience,
∑ competitive GMAT performance based on a score that is less than seven years old
∑ personal characteristics that add to the diversity of the class, such as country of citizenship, gender, multilingual skills, involvement in extracurricular and community activities and socioeconomic history.
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 Healthcare Management:† The M.S. in Healthcare Management is customized to accommodate the needs of two different audiences: the Professional Track for healthcare administrators and those desiring a management career in healthcare; and the Executive Track, for senior level executives in healthcare.†
admission requirements for the Professional Track are the same as those listed
above for all other
physicians, admission to the Executive Track requires an MD
or DO degree from an accredited school of medicine or school of
osteopathy, a copy of a current license to practice medicine in the
Non-Degree Seeking Students:† 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:
∑ taking at most six credits during the semester,
∑ enrolling in courses from a pre-specified list.
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.
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 passing an exam. A modest fee is required to take the exam. 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.