Academics

Overview of Programs

Program Credits Length Designed For
Doctor of Business Administration 60 Three Years Professionals with significant managerial experience.
Master of Business Administration 30 Four to five terms Professionals looking to enhance their careers in management.
Master of Business Administration with Concentration 42 Five to seven terms Professionals interested in extending their business management education with an added focus on a particular field.
Master of Science Approximately 30 Four to five terms Professionals and those interested in advancing their careers in a particular field.
Graduate Certificates 18 credit hours One to six terms Professionals who have already earned a master’s degree or who wish to focus on a particular field but who are not currently interested in seeking an advanced degree.
Undergraduate Business 120-133 credits Four years Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Business.

Doctor of Business Administration

Designed to accommodate working professionals seeking to enhance their careers, the DBA program is a selective, three-year 60-credit-hour program taught by scholar-practitioners using a blended format which combines both online and face-to-face learning. Based on an applied research curriculum, it is designed for professionals with significant management experience, a history of proactive leadership and problem solving and an interest in understanding the evolution of the global economy’s impact on organizations.

Master of Business Administration

Our 30-credit-hour MBA program can be completed part-time in as few as 4-5 semesters. Offered year-round in flexible 12-week, 6-week and intermester formats, courses can be taken both on-campus and online at our main campus located just minutes outside of downtown Dallas in Irving, Texas. With four additional courses, students can earn an MBA with the following concentrations: accounting, business analytics, cybersecurity, finance, global business and information & technology management.

With four additional courses, students can earn an MBA with the following concentrations:

Master of Science

Our Master of Science programs are designed for students who desire a graduate business education more specifically focused than the MBA. The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business offers MS programs in accounting, business analytics, finance, cybersecurity and information & technology management. While program requirements vary depending on the subject matter, most MS programs can be completed in as few as 30 credit hours or combined with an MBA in a 42 credit-hour program of study.

MS degrees are offered in:

Please review the details for the program you’re interested in for exact degree requirements as they vary depending on MS program.

Graduate Certificates

All graduate certificates are offered as 18 credit-hour programs and are ideal for those who have already earned a master’s degree or are seeking more specialized knowledge in their fields. Certificates are offered in accounting, business analytics, cybersecurity, finance, global business and information & technology management.

Undergraduate Business

Grounded in a foundation in liberal arts, the undergraduate business programs at the University of Dallas prepare students to become both better leaders and lifelong learners, with an emphasis on critical thinking that prepares students to excel in any career. Students seeking to major in business should apply through the University of Dallas Office of Undergraduate Admission.

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