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Texas MBA | Full-Time Program


The hands-on, team-based approach used at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin develops critical thinkers that can successfully manage projects, teams and organizations. Courses in the General Management Concentration prepare you to lead through experience in teamwork and relationship building. As a student you will take on roles as both a leader and a team member in classroom cases, role-playing and simulation exercises. Through intensive review of business cases, you will learn to solve complex issues using analytical rigor, in-depth research and strategic thinking. Graduates of this concentration have typically moved into team lead roles in a wide variety of companies.

Curriculum Requirements

Required Courses
  • MAN 283 - Leading People and Organizations
  • MAN 283 - Creating and Managing Human Capital
Any four Non-Core Graduate Management Courses (partial list)
  • MAN 385 - Management Consulting
  • MAN 383 - Art and Science of Negotiation
  • MAN 383 - Advocacy
  • MAN 385 - Managing Crises
  • MAN 385 - Managing Corporate Diversification and Renewal
  • MAN 385 - Management & Marketing in the Global Arena
  • MAN 385 - Corporate Governance
  • MAN 385 - New Venture Creation
  • MAN 385 - Opportunity Identification and Analysis
  • MAN 385 - Entrepreneurial Growth
  • MAN 385 - Entrepreneurial Management
  • MAN 385 - Perspectives in Public Policy

Faculty Contact: Doug Dierking

Experiential Opportunities

Hands-on experiences complement, extend and continually refine classroom curriculum. Texas MBAs have an array of opportunities to experience hands-on learning, some of which are listed below:

Student Organizations

Student organizations open the doors to relationships, leadership development, professional growth, increased understanding and just plain fun. Below are some student organizations you may wish to consider as you look to tailor your Texas MBA experience.

Possible Career Paths

  • Management/Strategy Consultant
  • Corporate Strategy Manager
  • Internal Consultant
  • Human Capital Consultant

For more information on professional opportunities, visit Career Management.