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The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business

Austin, TX
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Visiting And Contact Information

Admissions, MBA Program Office, 2110 Speedway Stop B6004

Austin, TX 78712

United States

Phone: 512-471-7698

Fax: 512-471-4131


Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: Semester
Degrees Offered: Full-Time Texas MBA, 2 years; Texas Executive MBA, 2 years; Texas Evening MBA, 2.5 years; Executive MBA in Mexico City, 2 years; Texas MBA at DFW, 2 years; Texas MBA at Houston, 2 years; Ph.D., 5 years; M.S.T.C. (Master of Science in Technology Commercialization), 1 year; M.S.F. (Master of Science in Finance), 1 year; M.S.IROM (Master of Science in Business Analytics), 1 year; M.P.A. (Masters of Public Accounting), 1-2 years; P.P.A. (Professional Program in Accounting) 1 year (+4 year undergrad).
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MBA/Master of Arts in Asian Studies, 77-80 hours; MBA/Master of Arts in Advertising, 80-83 hours; MBA/Master of Arts in Communication Studies, 80-83 hours; MBA/Master of Arts in Journalism, 80-83 hours; MBA/Master of Arts in Radio-Television-Film, 80-83 hours; MBA/Master of Arts in Energy and Earth Resources, 77 hours; MBA/Master of Mechanical Engineering, 77 hours; MBA/Master of Global Policy Studies, 84 hours; MBA/Master of Arts in Latin American Studies, 77-80 hours; MBA/Doctor of Jurisprudence, 117 semester hours; MBA/Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies, 80 hours; MBA/Master of Science in Nursing, 83 hrs; MBA/Master of Arts in Public Affairs, 80 hours; MBA/Master of Arts in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, 77-80 hours
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Administration, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, Investment Banking, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, Marketing, MS/MBA -- Dual Degree, Non-Profit Management/Public Administration, Product Management, Real Estate, RN/MBA -- Dual Degree, Supply Chain Management
Study Abroad Options: Foreign Exchange Programs: Argentina: Instituto de Altos Estudios Empresariales (IAE); Australia: Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM); and Melbourne Business School (MBS); Brazil: Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV); Canada: McGill University; Chile: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (PUC); China: China Europe International Business School (CEIBS); Costa Rica: INCAE Business School; Denmark: Copenhagen Business School (CBS); Finland: Aalto University School of Economics; France: HEC School of Management; Germany: WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management; Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK); India: Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad (IIMA); Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIMB); Italy: Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi School of Management; Japan: Keio Business School; Mexico: Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM-EGADE); The Netherlands: Rotterdam School of Management; Peru: Escuela de Administracion de Negocios Para Graduados (ESAN); Singapore: The National University of Singapore (NUS); South Africa: Wits Business School; University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business; Spain: ESADE Business School; Sweden: Stockholm School of Economics (SSE); Switzerland: University of St. Gallen; Turkey: Koç University; United Kingdom: Warwick Business School; Manchester Business School
Online Course Catalog: http://www.utexas.edu/student/registrar/catalogs/
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Student Faculty Ratio
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Academic specialties of facultyURL
Energy Management and Financehttp://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Centers/EMIC
Financial Trading/Investmenthttp://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Centers/AIM
Supply Chain Managementhttp://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Centers/SCMC
International Business Researchhttp://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Centers/CIBER
Real Estate Financehttp://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Centers/REFIC
Private Equity Financewww.mccombs.utexas.edu/hmtfcenter/
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Optional
Description: In this course, you will enhance your knowledge and understanding of Management Sustainability, the most important new entrepreneurial activity of the 21st century. This course/practicum will give you an opportunity to deepen your understanding of this fundamental change in how businesses operate by both learning in the classroom and working with real companies as they develop their sustainability strategies.
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: No
School's environmental commitment:  
1: Sustainable Business Summit - Texas’ premier conference on sustainable business, hosted at the McCombs School of Business at UT-Austin. Includes networking opportunities, panel events, keynote speakers and a sustainable product fair. utsummit.org
2: CleanTech Group - The McCombs CleanTech Group is an MBA student organization whose mission is to promote an economically viable, sustainable, and “intelligent-energy” future, through the support of market and technology innovations in energy efficiency, sustainable development, renewable energy, and emissions abatement.
3: GreenTeam@McCombs - The McCombs Green Team is a volunteer-driven organization focused on environmental and sustainability issues at McCombs, UT, and Austin. It is open to all McCombs staff and faculty. The mission of the McCombs Green Team is to increase awareness of environmental and sustainability issues and solutions within the community, partner with McCombs administration to implement solutions, partner with student organizations such as Net Impact, and suggest solutions for staff, faculty and students to implement in daily life.
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:International MBA Student Association. China Business Association. Indian Graduate Business Association. Latin American and Hispanic Masters in Business Association. Mexican Graduate Business Association. https://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/MBA/Full-Time/Student-Life/Student-Organizations
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:Graduate Women in Business (GWiB) student organization - GWiB strives to improve the visibility of women at McCombs, to offer career development resources to members, provide opportunities for members to enhance the skills they need to remain competitive in the marketplace, be an informational resource for prospective McCombs students, assist organizations serving women in our community, connect our members to articles and news stories that are related to women’s issues in the workplace, and promote a spirit of camaraderie among our members and women in the business community in a variety of social settings and events. McCombs Graduate Women in Business also serves as a resource for the annual Women In Business Leadership Conference – WBLC. The mission of the Women in Business Leadership Conference is to cultivate and enrich the MBA women’s academic experience, enhance career networks for women and celebrate the remarkable strengths women bring to corporate America. The WBLC brings together motivated MBA students, alumni, successful businesswomen and thriving entrepreneurs from all over the country to connect, discuss and learn more about issues facing women. Contact information: GraduateWomeninBusiness@mccombs.utexas.edu Forte Foundation founding member: www.fortefoundation.org
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:Black Graduate Business Association: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/student-organizations/bgba. Consortium Fellows Business Association. Latin American and Hispanic MBA Association.
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:MBA OUTsource: A LGBTQ MBA NETWORK MBA OUTSource is a social and career networking group for MBAs who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, or just a friend or supporter of the LGBTQ community. The group works with prospective students to answer questions about LGBTQ life at McCombs and in Austin and organizes social events each semester — including events open to the MBA community at large.
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:Second-year MBAs with especially strong academic and professional backgrounds in particular subjects provide free tutoring in core classes to first-year students.
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