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Marketing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Master's Programs

Our department offers coursework leading to a Master of Business Administration degree with a concenctration in Marketing or in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

The M.B.A. program

An M.B.A. degree in either Marketing or Logistics teaches you how leading executives obtain a competitive advantage by aligning key business processes with end-user requirements. It will help you:

  • Develop a strong analytical and problem- solving foundation, allowing you to respond to complex challenges in the global marketplace
  • Interact with professionals in academic and business settings
  • Learn and apply marketing and logistics practices employed by leading companies
  • Solve dilemmas in a case-based or analytical problem-solving environment

M.B.A. degrees in Marketing or Logistics may be completed in two years. Concentrations through the Accelerated Online Program, or AOP, also are available. Options include:

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Analytics (AOP and on campus)
  • Supply Chain Analytics (AOP)
  • Supply Chain Management (AOP)

By earning your M.B.A. with a concentration in Logistics, you also will qualify for a professional certification in transportation, logistics and distribution (CTLD) from the American Society of Transportation and Logistics.

Impressive credentials

Our faculty members are outstanding professors and global leaders, and our graduate logistics and supply chain management program is ranked in the top 25 in North America by Gartner Inc. Faculty research in marketing and logistics includes:

  • Advertising
  • Aircraft service model, performance-based contracting approaches
  • Consumer behavior
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Managing risks and creating value
  • Marketing analytics
  • Operations management
  • Professional selling
  • Sales promotion
  • Service marketing
  • Supplier-customer relationships
  • Supply chain complexity
  • Supply chain financial management and economic value analysis
  • Supply chain resiliency and the impact on business vitality

Faculty also routinely interact with major companies and corporations through their research and executive development programs. Those corporations include DHL, IBM, J.C. Penney, Lockheed Martin, PepsiCo, Verizon and other organizations such as the U.S. Department of Defense.

The UNT College of Business is 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 distinction means it meets or exceeds strict academic standards for excellence in education.

Our Business Leadership Building promotes interaction among students, faculty and industry leaders. The building — which has Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for sustainability — contains 24 classrooms, team study rooms and a state-of-the- art computer lab. This building distinguishes us as a leader in business education.

Attending UNT

Admission requirements

For admission to the M.B.A. program, you must complete the admission requirements for the Toulouse Graduate School® and provide the following materials to the College of Business:

  • Official GMAT scores
  • Résumé with work and academic experience
  • Two letters of recommendation (signed and dated on a letterhead or the College of Business form)
  • 600- to 700-word essay about unique events, life experiences and qualifications you feel distinguish your candidacy

Degree requirements

Your program’s content depends on your academic background. Students without undergraduate business degrees generally are required to complete 18 semester hours in background courses. However, your undergraduate degree coursework will be evaluated on an individual basis.

  • 18 semester hours of background courses (if necessary)
  • 18 hours of M.B.A. core courses
  • 18 hours of concentration courses

Internships

The Dallas-Fort Worth area offers numerous internship opportunities. Students with internships possess a competitive advantage during the job search process.

Financial assistance

Our departments sometimes employ M.B.A. students as graduate assistants. If selected, you will assist with administrative, teaching or research tasks. These positions provide employment for 10 to 20 hours per week. An out-of-state tuition waiver may be granted for 20 hour-per-week positions. Graduate assistants must enroll in at least 9 credit hours per semester. Get more information about financial assistance.