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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program at UT Permian Basin will deliver the professional knowledge, tools, and network you need to create a lucrative business career.

With a healthy mix of classroom instruction, peer-based projects, and real-world experience, you’ll be confident that you can step into the corner office after graduation. We know what employers want. We make sure you have it.

At UTPB, you have the ability to make your MBA even more marketable in the workforce by adding an emphasis in accounting, finance, marketing, or energy business. A prestigious degree, from the world-renowned UT System, at an incredible value. Earn a seat at the executive table with an MBA from The University of Texas Permian Basin.

5 Reasons to get a Professional MBA at UTPB

Prep Courses

Upon admission, students will be evaluated for statistical literacy. Students who need additional skills in this area are referred to BUSI 2342 (statistical literacy) until literacy requirement is fulfilled.

Statistical literacy (BUSI 2342) must be remedied in the first semester in which the student is accepted into the MBA program and must be taken before the student enrolls in ACCT6301, BUSI 6302, FINA 6320, FINA 6321, MNGT 6366, MRKT 6302 or electives in accounting, finance, management, or marketing.

Course Policy Waiver 

  • ACCT 6301 6 semester credit hours of accounting, including financial and managerial with a "B" or better
  • FINA 6320 6 semester credit hours of upper division finance to include FINA 3320 or equivalent with a "B" or better
  • MNGT 6360 6 semester credit hours of upper division management to include MNGT 3310 or equivalent with a "B" or better 
  • MRKT 6310 6 semester credit hours of upper division marketing to include MRKT 3300 or equivalent with a "B" or better

Application Deadline

UT Permian Basin accepts applications to MBA degree programs on a rolling basis.
To provide better advising services to the students, it is strongly recommended that the application and all required documentation be submitted no later than 30 days prior to the date of enrollment. There are as many as 6 dates of enrollment for each calendar year (besides the regular spring, summer, and fall start dates).

Fall 2021 deadlines
Fall 2021 Application Deadline Courses Begin Courses End
Whole Fall 8/9/21 8/23/21 12/10/21
Fall A 8/9/21 8/23/21 10/15/21
Fall B 10/4/21 10/18/21 12/10/21
Spring 2022 deadlines
Spring 2022 Application Deadline Courses Begin Courses End
Whole Spring 12/17/21 1/10/22 5/6/22
Spring A 12/17/21 1/10/22 3/4/22
Spring B 2/28/22 3/14/22 5/6/22
Summer 2021 deadlines
Summer 2021 Application Deadline Courses Begin Courses End
Whole Summer 5/17/22 5/31/22 8/4/22
Summer A 4/25/22 5/9/22 6/24/22
Summer B 6/13/22 6/27/22 8/11/22

Grades

MBA students will not be given graduate credit for courses taken when the letter grade earned is less than C. In addition, an MBA student may count no more than two C grades.

A degree candidate is required to maintain an overall average of B and maintain a GPA of 3.0 in every semester throughout his or her program of study.

Non-Degree Students in Graduate Business

Non-degree students may take up to six (6) credit hours of graduate business courses to meet certification requirements and continuing professional or personal development.

Non-degree students, however, must otherwise meet admission criteria for the Master of Business Administration or Master of Professional Accountancy program in order to take more than six credit hours of graduate business courses.

Non-degree students may register for MBA Online Courses only during late registration to give priority to degree-seeking students.

certification requirements and continuing professional hours

 

Hours

Max waivers (hours)

Min number of hours

MBA

30-36

6

30

MBA-FINA emphasis

42

Including 9 hrs of Graduate FINA courses approved by the adviser.

9

33

MBA Energy Concentration

45

Including 12 hrs of Graduate Energy courses approved by adviser

9

36

MBA-Accounting emphasis

42

Including 9 hrs of Graduate Accounting courses approved by the adviser.

9

33

MBA-Marketing emphasis

42

Including 9 hrs of Graduate Marketing courses approved by the adviser.

9

33

 

PS: Internships cannot be used as specialty courses to fulfill the emphasis/concentrations requirements.