As a private, Catholic institution, the University of Dallas has committed to the liberal arts and the pursuit of truth, wisdom, and virtue in preparing leaders to succeed in the challenging world for over six decades. It is SACSCOC-accredited and located in Irving, Texas, in the heart of the D/FW metropolitan area. Around 2,600 students pursue bachelor’s and master’s degrees, like the Online MBA, doctoral degrees, and continuing education programs.
The AACSB-accredited Gupta College of Business offers “practical, experience-based business education.” For the past 60 years, Gupta has built a strong international reputation in ethical leadership and skills development. Through small class sizes, the expert faculty help develop competent, principled, responsible, and moral leaders. Business students enjoy living in and near Irving, Dallas, and Fort Worth with global Fortune 500 headquarters and countless organizations, corporations, and businesses.
Undergraduates can choose between two degrees in Business: Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science. Graduate studies cover an on-campus and online MBA and master’s degrees in Cybersecurity, Accounting, Financial Analytics, Business Analytics, Finance, Technology Management, and Cyber Intelligence. The Master of Science in Cybersecurity can also be completed 100% online. There are seven MiniMasters programs, Executive Education, and Texas’s first AACSB-accredited Doctor of Business Administration.
CEO Magazine ranks the CoB in its 2020 Premier Global DBA Program ranking.
Online MBA Requirements
Business students pursuing an Online MBA will receive advanced education in leadership and business topics. The flexible course schedule is offered 100% online or with the option to combine online with some in-person courses. There is a 30-hour credit requirement that can be completed in one to two years, or students can add nine more hours of a concentration and complete the degree in two to three years. Areas of concentration include Accounting, Cybersecurity, Business Analytics, Marketing, Healthcare Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Technology Management, and Strategic Leadership.
Every online MBA student will complete ten core classes. These include Business & Society, Global Strategy, Accounting for Managers, The Effective Leader, Managerial Finance, Value-Based Marketing, Data Analysis for Decision Making, Managing Complex Organizations, Management of Operations, and The Capstone Experience.
Examples of courses within different concentrations are Intermediate Financial Accounting, Quantitative Methods, International Financial Markets, Data Protection, Process Mapping & Management, Digital Marketing, and Critical & Strategic Thinking.
As you apply for this online MBA, know that the review process emphasizes experience and academic record. There is currently no GMAT or GRE requirement, but you must have a US bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.0 GPA from a regionally accredited university. If you have completed any graduate-level coursework, you must hold a 3.0 GPA. There are also specific prerequisites for MBA and any concentration you choose to pursue. To complete the application process, submit the online application, $50 application fee, a current resume, unofficial transcripts, and optional GMAT or GRE scores.