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How to Apply


  • 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.
  • 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. The application for the Class of 2018 (July 2017-May 2018) is now open.

Round 1: Oct. 24, 2016 First deadline for all applicants
Decision notification: Dec. 5, 2016
Response deadline: Jan. 9, 2017

Round 2: Jan. 10, 2017 Final deadline for international applicants
Decision notification: Feb. 15, 2017
Response deadline: Mar. 15, 2017

Round 3: Mar. 20, 2017 Final deadline for domestic applicants
Decision notification: Apr. 25, 2017
Response deadline: May 8, 2017

For more information or application questions, contact our program office.

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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 from an accredited institution
  • Mathematical aptitude and quantitative and/or technical training in coursework
  • 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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International Students

International students who complete a STEM Certified degree program like the MSBA qualify for an additional 17 months of OPT.

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Attend an Info Session


The best way to find out what the Texas MSBA can offer you is to attend an info session. There's no need to register or RSVP; the next MSBA info session will be held:

Upcoming Info Sessions:
  • Thursday Feb. 16th, 20174-5 pm POB 2.402
  • Wednesday March 8th, 2017 5-6 pm GSB 3.104

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Upcoming Open House:
  • Monday Feb. 20th, 2017 9 am- 5 pm CBA 3.202

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