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MBA/MS Admission Requirements & Prerequisites

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If you have a U.S. bachelor’s degree in any field (or the foreign equivalent), you may be eligible for admission to one of our graduate business programs. The minimum admissions requirements are:

  • U.S. bachelor's degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 from a regionally accredited college or university (or comparable foreign degree).
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in any graduate-level coursework completed.
  • Good academic standing with all colleges attended.
  • TOEFL IBT (80+), IELTS Academic (6.5+), PTE Academic (67), or iTEP (3.9+) scores (only required for visa holders without U.S. degrees).

*Please use school code 006868 (University of Dallas, Graduate Business Admissions) when requesting official test scores to be submitted to our institution.

Program Prerequisites

Some graduate programs require prerequisite courses in order to ensure that students enter with the skills necessary to be successful.

MBA

  • MANA 5F50 Foundations of Management & Strategy (1.5 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Strategic Management, B- or better;

  • MARK 5F50 Foundations of Marketing (1.5 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Marketing, B- or better;

  • ECON 5F70 Foundations of Business Economics (3 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Microeconomics and 3 credits of Macroeconomics , B- or better;

  • And, if completing a concentration, all applicable concentration prerequisites listed below.

M.S. Accounting / Accounting Concentration

  • ACCT 5323 Accounting Managers (3 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Financial & 3 credits Cost Accounting, B- or better;

  • ACCT 5325 Intermediate Financial Accounting I (3 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Intermediate Financial Accounting, B- or better.

M.S. Business Analytics / Business Analytics Concentration

  • MANA 5F50 Foundations of Management & Strategy (1.5 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Strategic Management, B- or better;

  • MARK 5F50 Foundations of Marketing (1.5 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Marketing, B- or better;

  • BUAD 5350 Data Analysis for Decision Making (3 credit hours) 

M.S. Cybersecurity / Cybersecurity Concentration

  • MANA 5F50 Foundations of Management & Strategy (1.5 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Strategic Management, B- or better;

  • MARK 5F50 Foundations of Marketing (1.5 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Marketing, B- or better;

  • CYBS 5F50 Foundations of Cybersecurity (3 credit hours) or 6 undergraduate credits of Cybersecurity, B- or better.

M.S. Finance / Finance Concentration

  • ACCT 5323 Accounting Managers (3 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Financial & 3 credits Cost Accounting, B- or better.

M.S. Information & Technology Management / M.S. Information & Technology Management Concentration

  • MANA 5F50 Foundations of Management & Strategy (1.5 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Strategic Management, B- or better;

  • MARK 5F50 Foundations of Marketing (1.5 credit hours) or 3 undergraduate credits of Marketing, B- or better;

  • TECH 5F70 Foundations of Information Technology Management (3 credit hours) or 6 undergraduate credits of Information Technology, B- or better.

Graduate Certificates

  • Same prerequisites as applicable to M.S. / concentration areas above.

Questions?

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