The complexities of the economic, social and scientific world of today are increasing the demand of the business community for students with advanced business degrees. The overall objective of the graduate program leading to the Master of Business Administration degree is to prepare its graduates to serve effectively in the business world or in the business aspects of government or other agencies. The specific objectives are as follows:
- to provide the candidate with the theory, principles and knowledge required for effective management of modern business;
- to develop an appreciation for the role and responsibilities of business leaders in the social and economic order; and
- to foster the techniques of basing decision and action on careful analysis of pertinent data.
Procedure for applying
All MBA/MS students seeking on-time registration should submit application materials according to the dates specified by the Toulouse Graduate School. With the exception of the full-time cohort MBA in management, which has a May deadline.
- Fall – June 15
- Spring – October 15
- Summer (all sessions) – April 15
Students may enter the master’s degree programs at the beginning of any term/semester or summer sessions. Applicants should complete the requirements listed below and meet the deadlines set forth in “Admission Deadlines” above. Students applying to programs taught in an accelerated format may also apply for October or March start dates.
- Obtain admission to the university and the Toulouse Graduate School by filing the following items with the Toulouse Graduate School:
- complete official transcripts of college and university credits;
- online application for admission to the Toulouse Graduate School; and
- payment of online application fee.
Applicants whose native language is not English must either present a score of at least 550 (paper version) or 79 (Internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or be a graduate of a college or university in the United States or present a score of at least 6.0 on the IELTS. For a complete list of ways to demonstrate English Language Proficiency go to tgs.unt.edu/international.
- The following additional admission materials are submitted to the RCOB Graduate Programs Office:
results of the Graduate Management Admission Test or Graduate Records Examination.
- three letters of recommendation; and
- resume (work/academic experience).
Applications forwarded by the Toulouse Graduate School cannot be considered until the above information is submitted.
Information about the GMAT/GRE may be obtained from the G. Brint Ryan College of Business Graduate Programs Office. Undergraduate students who intend to enter a master’s degree program in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business should take the GMAT or GRE in the final term/semester of the senior year. Students who hold an undergraduate degree and intend to enter a master’s degree program in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business must file a GMAT or GRE score in sufficient time for the graduate admission application to be considered prior to the term/semester/session of intended first enrollment.
A waiver of the GMAT/GRE will be considered for applicants who earned a:
- Doctoral or professional doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution, or its equivalent.
- Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or its equivalent, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on the master’s degree.
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or its equivalent, with a cumulative, or last 60 hour, GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Applications and supporting documentation will be reviewed using a holistic approach by the RCOB admission committee. The Graduate Programs Office will notify applicants of their status once the information has been reviewed. Applicants may also check the status by visiting my.unt.edu.