Business Administration Program

Business Administration Program

Quality education for the working professional!

One of the prime advantages of the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the University of Dallas is quality education created for the working professional. The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business uses a trimester system, with fall, spring and summer terms to allow for accelerated time to completion. Classes are offered in an evening format at our Irving campus with some classes offered in an online (100% asychronous) format. 

For international students it is a distinct advantage to attend class with current working professionals in the field where they aspire to work.  Upon graduation, students may apply for the 12-month Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

30 Credit Hours / 10 Classes

Required Courses:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 5350. Data Analysis for Decision Making.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value-Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.

Prerequisites for MBA Program

In order to ensure that all students come into the program with the standard business knowledge, the prerequisites listed below are required for all MBA students*:

Foundations Classes:

MANA 5F50. Foundations of Management and Strategy
MARK 5F50. Foundations of Marketing.
ECON 5F50. Foundations of Economics.

*Students with an AACSB business degree are exempt from the program prerequsite requirements. Individual core course may be subject to course prerequisites (some core courses being required prior to completing other courses). 

Optional Concentrations for MBA Program

Students may choose to pursue the 30 credit hour MBA program or add a concentration. Concentrations may be selected from the following content areas:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Leadership