Graduate opportunities

The College of Business at the University of North Texas combines its stature as one of the nation's largest business schools with its prime location in the Dallas-Fort Worth region to provide Master of Business Administration and Master of Science degree programs.

Our curriculum emphasizes skills and values essential to successful leadership, including:

  • Communication
  • Ethics
  • A global viewpoint
  • Problem recognition and solving
  • Teamwork
  • Use of technology

Our faculty members understand the complex demands of global industry and provide you with the knowledge, tools and leadership skills to meet those challenges by using a variety of educational methods. You also gain access to:

  • The graduate student computer lab
  • Business networking opportunities
  • Educational internship programs
  • Professional leadership programs; student organizations
  • Career Center services including career guidance, interview preparation, job placement and résumé preparation

Flexible class schedules with afternoon, evening, weekend and online courses allow you to combine course work with full-time or part-time employment and pursue your degree while gaining practical experience.

The Dallas-Fort Worth region is one of the nation's most dynamic economic areas. At UNT, you can make connections that may lead to business opportunities locally, nationally or internationally.

Our college consists of five departments: accounting; finance, insurance, real estate and law; information technology and decision sciences; management; and marketing and logistics. We are accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (777 South Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750; Tampa, Fla. 33602; telephone 813-769- 6500). This accreditation means we meet or exceed strict academic standards for excellence.

Our online M.B.A. program is recognized as one of the nation's best. We're ranked 14th by The Princeton Review, and 15th by U.S. News & World Report.

Get informed

Master's program information sessions are held several times during the year by the College of Business. You can ask questions, learn what to expect in graduate course work, and find out about degree options, program costs, course requirements and admission standards at these sessions. Visit the College of Business website for dates and sign-up information.


Our Business Leadership Building — which has Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for sustainability — reflects the university's commitment to preparing you to be a future business leader. It contains 24 classrooms of various sizes and offices for faculty, staff and doctoral students. Student learning is enhanced with interior and exterior spaces such as tutor rooms, team study rooms, a state-of-the-art general access computer lab, a café and outdoor terraces.

Attending UNT

Admission requirements

  1. Submit Official GMAT/GRE Scores
    • Review a list of GMAT/GRE waivers.
      • GMAT or GRE scores no more than five (5) years old are required for admission purposes.
      • The average GMAT score of applicants is between 520 and 550. We recommend a GRE score of 153 Verbal/154 Quantitative.
      • Work experience will not be considered in lieu of exam scores.
      • Appropriate test scores are one of many factors utilized in rendering admission decisions.
      • The Graduate Programs Office recommends that students sit for the GMAT or GRE exam no later than one month prior to the application deadline to ensure timely reporting of scores.
      • Review scheduling details for the GMAT. The GMAT does not have a school code. Just select University of North Texas in their school options.
      • Review scheduling details for the GRE. The UNT school code for the GRE is: 6481.
  2. Submit Essay
    • Essay should consist of unique events, life experiences, and qualifications that you feel distinguish your candidacy and will add to the value of the class. This should not exceed 600 to 700 words.
  3. Submit Resume
    • The College of Business requires submission of a standard resume detailing work and academic experience.
  4. Submit Two (2) Letters of Recommendation (Fall 2019 and later applicants will require three (3) Letters of Recommendation)
    • Recommendations must be signed, dated, and submitted on company or university letterhead. Alternatively, recommendation forms can be downloaded or picked up in BLB 201. Recommendations must be professional or academic in nature (i.e. written by college professors and/or supervisors and managers). Recommendations are not acceptable from family, friends, clergy, high school teachers/administrators, subordinates, co-workers, etc.

Submit the above documentation to:
College of Business
Graduate Programs Office
1155 Union Circle #311160, Denton, TX 76203 (USPS)
1307 W. Highland St. Room 201, Denton, TX 76201 (UPS/FedEx)
Phone: 940.369.8977
Fax: 940.369.8978

Degree requirements

M.B.A. degree

The MBA degree requires a minimum of 36 semester hours. You gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the business world from 18 semester hours of core courses. With the remaining 18 semester hours of graduate course work, you may pursue a track in:

  • Business studies (FLEX-MBA)
  • Business Studies- Sport Entertainment Management (Offered in New College at Frisco)
  • Business Analytics (Offered in New College at Frisco; STEM)
  • Business Management
  • Finance*
  • Health Services Management*
  • Information Technology
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management*
  • Supply Chain Analytics*
  • Supply Chain Management*
  • Marketing*
  • Marketing Analytics* (Also offered in New College at Frisco)
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management*

*Tracks are 100% online

M.S. degree

The M.S. degree requires a minimum of 30 to 36 semester hours, depending on the concentration. You can pursue a concentration in:

  • Accounting - Audit & Assurance
  • Accounting — Corporate Accounting
  • Business Analytics (STEM)
  • Finance
  • Taxation

Please visit the Graduate programs website for more information on M.B.A. tracks and M.S. concentrations

Graduate non-degree option

Apply online as a non-degree student to take courses for a variety of reasons such as: improving your knowledge, earning prerequisites for admission to a degree program or other purposes. Graduate non-degree seeking students that meet UNT GPA requirements are eligible to take undergraduate and graduate courses, but will need department approval before enrolling. A maximum of 12 semester hours earned prior to admission to a degree program may be counted toward degree requirements and may vary by program. Successful completion of graduate courses by non-degree or certification-only students does not obligate the department to grant admission to a degree program at a later date. Priority dates and transcript submission requirements for non-degree seeking students follow those listed on the traditional admissions page. As a non-degree seeking student, you may not be eligible for financial aid. Contact Student Financial Aid and Scholarships for more details.

Financial assistance

Many opportunities exist to aid you financially with completing an M.B.A. or M.S. degree. Please visit the College of Business scholarship page for scholarships offered at the department, college and university levels.

Both full- and part-time MBA and MS students may also be eligible for federal financial assistance. Information about these programs is available at the Financial Aid website or the Toulouse Graduate School site.


Our nearly 100 full-time faculty members are highly regarded for their research interests and their excellent teaching. Ninety-eight percent of the college's faculty members have doctoral degrees in their academic disciplines. Many faculty members are active professionals in the Dallas-Fort Worth business community.

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