The complexities of the economic, social and scientific world today have led to an increasing demand for students with advanced business degrees.
To maximize your career potential, the Department of Management at the University of North Texas offers course work leading to a(n):
An M.B.A. with a management concentration provides an excellent educational foundation for career success if you're preparing to enter the business world. If you have an established career path, the degree supplies the broad, more general understanding of all business aspects necessary for promotion to the highest positions in your industry.
The M.B.A. degree programs are based on the guidelines offered by the American Society for Quality, APICS, Association of University Programs in Health Administration, HR Certification Institute, Institute for Supply Management and the Society for Human Resource Management.
Our Ph.D. degree focuses on developing the skills necessary for an academic career and features an extensive and rigorous curriculum in the management discipline, research methods and college teaching.
The Dallas-Fort Worth region is one of the nation's most dynamic business and economic areas. At UNT, you can make connections that lead to business opportunities locally, nationally or internationally.
The College of Business is accredited by the 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 means we meet or exceed strict academic standards for excellence in education.
Our campus reflects our commitment to prepare leaders for the future. The Business Leadership Building, which has Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for sustainability, provides you with the highest level of academic instruction possible using cutting-edge technology and interactive learning environments.
UNT provides a wide variety of services exclusively to graduate students. The Graduate Student Writing Support office can help you with writing, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research offers assistance with statistical analyses.
The Toulouse Graduate School offers a wide variety of professional development workshops, including a Dissertation Boot Camp. Many of the workshops are available online for your convenience.
This concentration is a cooperative program between our department and the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth's School of Public Health. You learn the solid business management skills and the industry specific knowledge to effectively lead today's health care organizations.
You examine the business organization in terms of structure, process and behavior. You also obtain a comprehensive understanding of how human resources contribute to a firm's competitive advantage. Our course work covers compensation, labor relations, leadership, individual and organizational change, selection and placement, and understanding work behavior.
The curriculum investigates the major theoretical streams in the study of organizations and the process of organizing. You learn about the historical perspectives and emerging views of the discipline.
A unique specialization offered by only a select number of universities, we provide a broad exposure to the strategic skills you need to manage and position an organization for success. You learn how to define and establish business strategies, manage strategically and deal with change to accomplish company objectives in a global economy.
All M.B.A. courses required for the strategic management concentration are online.
For admission to any of the M.B.A. programs, you must complete the admission requirements for the graduate school and provide the following materials to the College of Business:
You may start classes as a non-degree seeking student while you complete all necessary requirements for full admission.
For program details, call 940-369-8977 or email the College of Business. International applicants should contact the international admissions office at 940-565-2195 for assistance.
You must meet the admission requirements of the graduate school and the following program requirements:
Satisfying these criteria doesn't guarantee admission to the doctoral program. All documents undergo a stringent review process, and the Director of Ph.D. Programs and Research notifies candidates about acceptance into the program.
For graduate school requirements and possible exceptions, visit the graduate school website.
Many financial assistance programs are available to help you pursue a master's or doctoral degree. Scholarships are offered by the department, college and university. Visit our website for more information. You may also be eligible for federal financial assistance while pursuing your degree. Information about federal assistance may be obtained at the financial aid website.
Anat BarNir, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Syracuse University. Strategy; entrepreneurship; social capital; e-commerce.
Danielle Cooper, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Illinois. Identification in organizations; team diversity; cross-cultural organizational behavior.
Derrick E. D'Souza, Professor; Ph.D., Georgia State University. Strategic business integration; dynamic capabilities; international business; operations management; technology-enhanced learning.
Mark A. Davis, Professor; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Affect and emotion in the workplace; health care quality; pay-for-performance programs.
Nolan Gaffney, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., University of Memphis. International strategic management; institutional and cultural drivers of foreign direct investment decisions.
Robert Insley, Associate Professor; Ed.D., Northern Illinois University. Business communication; organizational behavior; blended and Next Generation instructional approaches; teacher assessment processes.
J. Lynn Johnson, Professor; Ph.D., University of Arkansas. Organizational behavior; environmental scanning; work teams; human resource management issues.
Ching-Chung Kuo, Professor; Ph.D., Northwestern University. Mathematical modeling; applied operations research.
Donna E. Ledgerwood, Associate Professor; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. Human resource management in Russia and developing countries; employment practices; testing improvement of Professional in Human Resources and Senior Professional in Human Resources certification students.
Nancy Boyd Lillie, Professor; Ph.D., University of Memphis. Ethical leadership; workplace incivility; organizational competencies and strategy.
Tony Mendes, Clinical Professor; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City. Entrepreneurship; organizational behavior.
Divesh Ojha, Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Clemson University. Risk and change management in supply chains; agility; flexibility; sustainable operations.
James Powell, Professor; Ph.D., Louisiana State University. Middle management training; executive skills; strategic formulation; organizational behavior.
Manjula Salimath, Associate Professor; Ph.D., Washington State University; Ph.D., Bangalore University (India). Entrepreneurship; international business; strategy; innovation; ethics; sustainability; new ventures; governance.
Lewis A. Taylor III, Professor; D.B.A., Indiana University. Strategy; decision making; research methods; organizational behavior topics.
Richard White, Professor; Ph.D., Arizona State University. Lean manufacturing; flexibility; collaborative supply chain; sustainability; manufacturing strategy.