The Dallas MBA

There is no substitute for the experience of earning your MBA from the University of Dallas.

UDallas MBA Class

Whether building a company or working as a business professional, this 30-credit-hour program prepares students to advance their careers by developing the skills necessary to excel in a corporate environment. At the University of Dallas students gain practical, experience-based knowledge taught by professors who work or consult in their subject field. From day one, you will be able to put into practice what you take out of the classroom.

With 85 percent of our students working as full-time professionals, convenient online and on campus courses paired with experience-based education are key elements of our program. Students will be taught to take what they learn in the classroom today, and apply it in the workplace tomorrow. This program can be completed entirely online, or at our campus in Irving. Students who complete this degree experience greater opportunities for employment, promotions and income in a wide range of industries. This program may be completed 100% online.

What you need to know about a MBA from UD:

  • Accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) represents the highest standard for business schools worldwide.
  • Our experience-based, practical education provides essential skills you'll be able to put into practice immediately.
  • UD's MBA program is designed for working professionals, providing course schedules ideal for busy lives.
  • Our MBA is a 30-credit-hour program is designed to provide you with essential business skills in a timely manner allowing you to reap the benefit sooner. 
  • Instructed by experienced scholar-practitioners.
  • The Dallas MBA can be completed 100% online.
  • Concentrations can be added to provide an area of emphasis in a particular field.

MBA with a concentration:

With four additional courses (12 credits), students can earn an MBA in one of the following concentration areas: 


Explore topics that include financial accounting, auditing, ethics and taxation, and prepare to sit for the CPA exam.

Business Analytics

Influence strategy, processes and decision-making by exploring relationships through data analysis.


Pursue careers in areas such as threat analysis, cyber defense, network security, penetration testing and digital forensics.


Identify and measure financial risk, develop strategies to mitigate it, and assess a company’s financial strategy and decisions.

Global Business

Equip yourself with an education in analytics, strategy, finance, marketing and supply chain management concentrated in the global arena.

Information & Technology Management

Gain the technical and management skills needed to lead as an IT professional.


Judy Davis UD MBA“ I wanted to position myself so nobody could ever say I couldn't do something because I didn't have the appropriate credentials. ”- Judy Davis, MBA '78, Executive Director of JP Morgan Private Bank, on why she pursued her MBA at UD

What will I learn?

The University of Dallas MBA will provide you with the necessary skills to conquer today's business challenges. You will learn proven, practical methods that can be immediately applied to the workplace, and will be prepared to lead organizations forward.

Learn more about our MBA courses.

What are my career options after receiving my MBA?

Will McDade - MBA 2005

Will McDade, MBA '05 -- Senior Vice President, Dr Pepper Snapple Group

University of Dallas alums who have received their MBA have traveled the world working in hundreds of different industries. Here are some of the job titles afforded to actual graduates of the University of Dallas MBA program:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • IT Director
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Investment Fund Manager
  • Health Services Manager
  • High-End Management Consultant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager

Why get an MBA?

There are numerous reasons to go back to school and get your MBA beyond the monetary benefits. These benefits will vary from person to person, and some will get more out of it than others. 

We spoke to some of our MBA graduates and here are the top reasons they pursued their MBA:

  1. You meet others who share your passion for business.
  2. You will learn more about how to run a business effectively, execute business plans and set business goals.
  3. You gain valuable, hands-on experience on solving business problems you have not encountered before.
  4. Position yourself for a better career and increased job security.
  5. Enhance your business communication and presentation skills.

Ready to apply for your MBA?

It is so simple to apply to the University of Dallas. We emphasize experience as well as academic record in the application review process, and if you have a solid business background a GMAT or GRE score is not required. Our counselors can take you through the application process step-by-step and guide you on your path toward career advancement. We encourage you to give them a call today:

Start your application for the Dallas MBA.

Rebecca Almanza

Rebecca Almanza

Admissions Counselor

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Phone: 972.721.5100


Anthony PulidoAnthony Pulido

Admissions Counselor

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Phone: 972.721.4143



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