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), MELAB (80) 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

  • SAS Programming 1 Certificate – no cost to student (0 credit hours) 
    Seat time: 24 online hours;

  • Mathematics for Management certificate – $45 (0 credit hours)
    Seat time: beginner — 12-20 hours; experienced — 5-10 hours;

  • Spreadsheet Modeling (Excel 2013) – $55 (0 credit hours)
    Seat time: 17-20 hours, depending on student's experience;

  • 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.

M.S. Cybersecurity / Cybersecurity Concentration

  • 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

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

Global Business Concentration

  • None.

Graduate Certificates

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

Questions?

Our admissions counselors’ goals are to provide you with personalized attention to help you make the right decisions about your educational future. If you have questions about the admissions process or our programs, please contact an adviser or call us at (972) 721-5004.

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