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On Campus
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1-2 years
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Earn your M.B.A. in Business Studies with UNT and level up your career.
The M.B.A. degree with a concentration in Business Studies provides you with a breadth of knowledge in various business disciplines. You have the flexibility to custom-design your degree plan to meet your career paths and goals. This understanding will help you lead an organization that increases its value to employees and shareholders.

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Why Earn a Business Studies Master's?

A Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Texas equips you with the management skills needed to compete in a global market. You’ll receive a well-rounded education with a deeper understanding of various business disciplines.

Business as usual is no longer acceptable in today’s global marketplace. Advances in technology, changing demographics (in the workforce and of consumers) and the economy have all affected how businesses are managed.

UNT’s M.B.A. offers you flexibility depending on your career path and goals. You may choose to pursue a general concentration or focus your studies on a specific area. Our curriculum emphasizes all skills and values essential for successful leadership: communication, ethics, global perspectives, problem recognition and solving, teamwork and technology.

Evening and online courses allow you to combine coursework with full-time or part-time employment.

Our faculty are highly regarded for their research interests and excellent teaching. Since many are active professionals in the Dallas – Fort Worth business community, they understand the complex demands of a global industry.

Marketable Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Strategic integration of business subjects
  • Quantitative analysis of business situations
  • Apply principles of ethical conduct
  • Apply knowledge to business situations

Business Studies Master's Highlights

Our faculty are highly regarded for their research interests and excellent teaching. Since many are active professionals in the DFW business community, they understand the complex demands of a global industry.
The G. Brint Ryan College of Business ranked 9th in Texas and 61st in the South by
UNT’s proximity opens up a wealth of career, networking and internship opportunities. UNT is nestled in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, home to the nation’s fourth largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies.
With a student body of more than 8,000 students, the UNT G. Brint Ryan College of Business is one of the largest colleges of business in the nation.
When you graduate from the G. Brint Ryan College of Business, you join a network of 50,000 alumni. More than 700 of our graduates are CEOs or presidents of organizations.
The G. Brint Ryan College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the nation and contributes to the economic development of the region.

Career Outlook

Career possibilities include:

  • Actuary
  • Auditor
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Chief Cost Accountant
  • Construction Manager
  • Corporate Labor Relations Exec.
  • Customer Affairs Manager
  • Director of Business Development
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Financial Accountant
  • Managerial Accountant
  • Mergers/ Acquisition Managers
  • Mutual Funds Manager/Rep.
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Production and Expediting Manger
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Senior Business Systems Analyst
  • Senior Information Security Analyst
  • Statisticians | Strategic Manager
  • Survey Researcher

Business Studies Master's Courses You Could Take

Introduction to the Business Decision Process (3 hrs)
Emphasis on model assumptions, applying the correct statistical model and interpreting the results. Topics include simple regression, multiple regression (e.g., qualitative variable coding, model building) and experimental design (e.g., completely randomized design, randomized block design, multi-factor designs).
Financial Management (3 hrs)
Tools and techniques used and proposed in corporate financial management. Analysis of the investment and financing decisions and the environment in which such decisions are made are covered in readings, case problems and class discussion.
Seminar in Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (3 hrs)Examines the strategic purposes of the firm as both an economic and social entity within the global marketplace. Topics include
ethics in business and ethical decision making, corporate social responsibility and corporate citizenship, and stakeholder management, including shareholders, employees, customers, the community, government, and the environment.
Leveraging Information Technology for Business (3 hrs)
Examines the role of information technology (IT) in an organization’s operations, processes and strategy. Challenges students to develop and apply critical thinking skills to understand how to leverage IT to address organizational issues by understanding how, why and where IT is used in organizations. Designed to provide students with the ability to compare and contrast issues in leveraging IT and to determine and demonstrate the value of IT in an organization.
Administrative Strategy (3 hrs)
Capstone course providing the integration of functional areas of business administration. Requires students to determine policy at the general- or top-management level. Students address strategic organizational problems and the optimization of the total enterprise. Includes the use of lectures, case analysis and special topics.
Accounting for Management (3 hrs)
Designed to provide an understanding of managerial accounting data in making business decisions. Cases, readings and projects are used to examine a wide variety of managerial topics.

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