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.

Students in the Full-Time (Cohort), Professional MBA Evening Cohort and Professional MBA Flex programs can choose from one of many different concentrations.

For students who are unable to attend on-campus classes, the Professional MBA Online program provides access to all the same core and some of the elective classes/concentration that are offered to students in the Professional MBA Program.

Executive Education offers specially tailored programs for executives including the Executive MBA, Global Leadership Executive MBA, Executive MBA in Healthcare Management for Physicians, Executive MBA in Product Lifecycle and Supply Chain Management and Executive MBA in Project Management.

Program Information

School: Naveen Jindal School of Management

Program: Master of Business Administration

Catalog page: MBA

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. An undergraduate business degree is not required; all undergraduate majors are welcome.

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 [email protected] for more information.

For application deadlines, visit the JSOM website.


Joanna Fowler (MBA Programs)
Associate Director, MBA Programs 
Office: JSOM 2.215

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.