University of Texas at Austin

Curriculum

Curriculum

Curriculum

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION

Instructor talks to students who have their hands raisedYear after year, we are the highest-ranked MBA program in Texas. Why? Because our curriculum has been thoughtfully designed to transform you from a working professional into a sought-after business expert. We're honored to bring the full Texas MBA experience to your doorstep in Dallas/Fort Worth—the same faculty and the same commitment to your lifelong success that you’d get in Austin.

You’ll take 48 credit hours of coursework on alternating weekends. And on Monday mornings, you’ll return to your office with fresh ideas and big plans.

Dallas MBA Curriculum at a Glance

Year One - Fall

Year One - Fall

A student concentratesYour journey begins on the UT Austin campus with the Austin Intensive Seminar, an opportunity to meet your new classmates, rub elbows with the McCombs faculty, and launch your studies in the heart of the Texas MBA Program. The rest of your first fall semester in Dallas will focus on building your foundational business knowledge. This comprises five courses, which include:

Business Integrity; Financial Accounting; Statistics; Financial Management; and Financial Statement Analysis.

Year One - Spring

Year One - Spring

A student concentrates on a lectureYour second semester in Dallas/Fort Worth builds upon the first, as you dive into the next phase of our core curriculum. This includes five new classes:

Leading People & Organizations, Business Analytics & Decision Modeling, Valuation, Managerial Microeconomics, and Marketing Management.

Summer Semester

Summer Semester

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Escape the summer heat by continuing your Texas MBA journey with a slightly lighter—but more nuanced—semester of classes:

Operations Management; Managerial Macroeconomics; Directed Studies in Global Management; and Strategies in Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Year Two - Fall

Year Two - Fall

A smiling studentCongratulations! You’re more than halfway toward your Texas MBA degree. In your second fall semester, you’ll once again visit the campus for an Austin Intensive Seminar. Your course schedule begins to develop laser focus, including the following classes:

Strategic Management, Corporate Finance & Financial Markets, Analytics & Applications in Marketing, and Managerial Accounting.

Year Two - Spring

Year Two - Spring

A student concentratesAs you approach the finish line of your Texas MBA degree, you’ll take advanced classes that prepare you to for the major career boost you’ll experience upon graduation:

Legal Environment of Business, Topics in Strategic Marketing, Art & Science of Negotiations, Strategies for a Networked Economy, and Leading for Impact.

Learn With Your Cohort

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The Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth Program fully engages you to build your knowledge through a cohort-based curriculum, creating a tight-knit community. Your academic path includes classes specifically selected to enhance your understanding of core business principles and develop through leadership that is grounded in theory and relevant to practice.

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Class Schedules

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The Texas MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth meets for class alternating weekends in Dallas/Fort Worth, 4:00pm-8:00pm Friday & 8:00 am-5:00pm Saturday.

Class of 2018 Program Calendar

Class of 2019 Program Calendar