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Master of Business Administration Accelerated Online

Complete Coursework: As few as 12 months Credit Hours: 30-36* Tuition: $326.71 per credit hour

Explore more career options with your MBA online

The Master of Business Administration Accelerated Online degree is designed for working professionals to help you move up the corporate ladder or make a career change. As part of the distinguished University of Texas System, our online AACSB accredited program gives you the relevant business knowledge and critical thinking skills needed to achieve success in any business leadership role.

UTPB MBA Program Advantages:

  • Accelerated, 100% online program
  • Affordable tuition – $11,761.56**
  • 8-week courses
  • GMAT waived with 3.25 GPA in undergraduate degree or 3.25 GPA in last 60 hours of undergraduate degree
  • Earn your MBA in as few as 12 months
  • Get started in 2 courses before submitting GMAT scores
Top 10 Reasons To Earn Your MBA Online at UTPB

In our Master of Business Administration Accelerated Online degree program, you will:

  • Strengthen your ability to think strategically, increase managerial decision-making skills and learn executive communication techniques
  • Understand the application of finance, accounting, economic and marketing concepts to corporate management and decision making
  • Analyze and synthesize the integration of business functions in complex organizations, diverse cultural settings and the global marketplace

Learn from business professionals.

Every online course is taught by the same respected UTPB faculty members who teach on campus and are committed to mentoring their students. In fact, in the National Survey of Student Engagement, 99 percent of UTPB seniors reported that their professors provided prompt feedback on their academic performance.

Apply your knowledge to a variety of professional fields.

Upon graduating from UTPB's online MBA program, you should have the confidence and skills needed to succeed and advance in today's competitive workforce. Our MBA graduates take on leadership roles in business, sales, finance, marketing, information technology or management fields. Whether you want to move up in your current profession, change career paths or start your own business, our program can put you on the right track.

*Business Undergraduate 30 hours; Non-Business Undergraduate 36 hours.

**Business Undergraduate $9,801.30; Non-Business Undergrad $11,761.56.

To complete this Master of Business Administration program online, you must complete:

Business Undergraduate: (27 required + 3 elective) = 30 hours

Non-Business Undergraduate: (33 required + 3 elective) = 36 hours

Online Courses

Preparation Courses

Upon admission students will be evaluated for computer literacy and statistical literacy. Students who need additional skills in these areas are referred MATH 6301 (statistical literacy). MATH 6301 must be taken before the student enrolls in MNGT 6303, FINA 6320, MNGT 6361, MNGT 6366 or electives in marketing, finance or economics.

Statistical concepts emphasizing simple and multiple regression, hypothesis testing and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: one year of college level mathematics.

Core Courses

Business undergraduate students may be eligible to waive up to 6 hours.

A foundation in the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting information designed for the planning, assessment, and control of business entities. Emphasizes the use of information for decision making.
Survey of foundational concepts in finance; in particular, discounted cash flow analysis and its applications to valuation of bonds, stocks, and corporate capital assets. Introduction to the following topics: bond and stock markets; pricing mechanisms in those markets; relationship between risk and return; capital budgeting methods based on discounted cash flow valuation. Prerequisite: ACCT 6301 or equivalent.
The role of the operations management function within the context of an organization, be it public or private, profit or nonprofit, manufacturing or service. The course emphasizes the application of concepts of in process analysis, material management, and quality management. Both quantitative and behavioral perspectives are presented.
The systematic study of individual, team, and structural characteristics that influence behavior within organizations. Cross-cultural applications are discussed.
An analysis of the customer/market relationships with the company in an open market system characterized by the presence of strong competition within a very fluid business environment. Managerial decision making with this matrix will be stressed.

Courses Beyond Core

Methods and problem resolution in developing and managing company-wide information systems.
A foundation in the role of law in our system of business and commerce, both facilitating and constraining business decision- making. In addition, this course will introduce the operation of legal institutions and the fundamentals of legal reasoning.
This course examines deterministic linear programming, networks and dynamic programming. It emphasizes formation and utilization of programming computer packages.
The course looks at research in the business environment. The research process paradigm is thoroughly investigated with a special emphasis on the role of business research in management decision-making.
Opportunity for development and implementation of knowledge from multiple disciplines and integration of viewpoints of different functions of an organization. Case evaluation and discussion are stressed.
The course investigates government and businesses across borders and the dynamics between countries/regions, including country profiles, regional integration, trade, law and foreign direct investment. This course is macro in nature and focuses on international business and its overriding theories, and how to apply them in management decisions.

Elective Courses

Any 6xxx-level ACCT, FINA, MNGT or MRKT course not otherwise required are options as electives.

A comprehensive study of international financial markets that covers currency exchange mechanisms in theory and practice, including international monetary systems, offshore financial markets, and currency risk management. Prerequisite: FINA 6320 or equivalent.

Other elective courses are offered, but change with each semester.

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