Admissions

Admissions

Admissions

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A completed application consists of the following:

  • All sections within online application filled to entirety
  • Official transcripts uploaded in PDF format
  • GRE or GMAT scores*
  • TOEFL or IELTS score for all international applicants*
  • Personal essays
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
* All applicants must submit official GRE or GMAT scores that are less than five years old. We do not waive this requirement for applicants with work experience. The GMAT Code for MSBA is now: 396-44-73.
* International students must also submit an official report of the TOEFL or IELTS with scores no older than two years. If you obtained your bachelor's degree in the U.S. or other English-speaking country, we may request expired TOEFL or IELTS score for review.

Qualified applicants may be contacted to schedule an interview as part of the review process. Interviews may be conducted on the phone, through Skype, or in person, depending on the applicant's availability.

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Application Deadlines

The Texas MSBA program enrolls one class per year, in the summer semester only. The application for the Class of 2019 will open August 1, 2017.

Round 1: October 16, 2017
Round 2: January 8, 2018 (Final deadline for international applicants)
Round 3: March 19, 2018 
Round 4: May 1, 2018 

For more information or application questions, contact the MSBA Program Office.

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International Students

International students in F-1 immigration status who complete Texas MSBA, a STEM-eligible degree program, may qualify for an additional 24 month extension of STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) work authorization, following the initial 12-month period of OPT.

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Pre-Enrollment Criteria

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Admission to the full-time program is selective. We will not review incomplete applications. Qualified applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • An undergraduate degree in a quantitative field from an accredited institution
  • University coursework in computer programming (Python or Java) and calculus based statistics; coursework in linear algebra is highly recommended
  • Strong communication skills and motivation
  • Upper-division GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • No work experience required, though students with work, leadership, and/or professional development experience are encouraged to apply

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Attend Our Open House!

Monday, November 6, 2017 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 

Meet the Program Director, speak with admissions, and attend a sample course to find out what the MSBA program is all about. Breakfast and lunch served. 

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Upcoming Info Sessions:

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | 5:15pm | BRB 1.120
Monday, October 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm | CBA 3.202 (Live streaming available - register to receive link!)

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Can't make it to campus or attend one of our live streams? Watch an archived info session to get your questions answered! 

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Office Hours: Wednesdays 2-4 pm
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