Year after year, we are the highest-ranked MBA program in Texas. Why? Because our curriculum has been thoughtfully designed to transform you from working professional into sought-after business expert. We bring the full McCombs experience to your doorstep in Houston—the same faculty, the same MBA degree, and the same commitment to your lifelong success that you’d get in Austin.
Our approach to your MBA education is simple: Modern research with real-world applications. You'll take 48 hours of coursework on alternating weekends, earning an MBA that works for you in both theory and practice to launch your career to the highest level, no matter your profession or industry.
Houston MBA Curriculum at a Glance
Year One - Fall
Your 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 Houston 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
Your second semester in Houston 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.
Escape the summer heat by continuing your Texas MBA journey with a slightly lighter—but more nuanced—semester of classes:
Operations Management; Project Management; Managerial Macroeconomics; Directed Studies in Global Management; and Strategies in Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
Year Two - Fall
Congratulations! You’re more than halfway toward your MBA. 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
As you approach the finish line of your Texas MBA, 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.
The classroom is only one of the many venues in which you will find yourself learning, growing, and applying your skills. As a Texas MBA, you will have access to exclusive events, panels, speakers, and a multitude of other opportunities for gaining insight, honing expertise, and building your network.
The Texas MBA at Houston meets for class alternating weekends in Houston, 4:00pm-8:00pm Friday & 8:00 am-5:00pm Saturday.
Class of 2018 Program Calendar
Class of 2019 Program Calendar
Class of 2020 Program Calendar