Earn Your MBA from an AACSB-Accredited Institution
A good leader takes care of today’s problems. A great one knows how to confront the future head-on. With an MBA from the College of Business at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll be equipped to handle the demands of the current marketplace while learning how to prepare yourself and your business for what’s yet to come.
Our distinguished faculty speak from first-hand, relevant experience with the day-to-day business world, so they will engage you with applied lessons and tangible course work. A UHCL MBA will provide you the tools for efficient and effective business management through training in quantitative analysis and developing the interpersonal skills all good leaders possess.
An MBA on Your Terms
Each course is only 8 weeks long, and this 36 credit-hour program* can be conveniently completed from the comfort of your home or office.
- Full-time, 14 months: 2 courses per 8-week term across the fall, spring and summer semesters
- Part-time, 28 months: 1 course per 8-week term across the fall, spring and summer semesters
*One pre-requisite foundation course may be required.
You may also choose the classwork format that’s right for you:
- A “hybrid” option where you do half your coursework online and the other half face-to-face; or
- A completely online option.
Whether you want an MBA to enhance your status on the job market or to rise in the ranks at your current place of employment, UHCL knows that your time and resources are very precious. That’s why we’ve given you the power to pursue your degree in the way that best fits your life – complete with the chance for you to receive a waiver for the GMAT or GRE!
2016-2017 Texas-Resident Tuition Rates: $1,691 for one, three-hour course*
*Students receive a tuition and fee break by taking more courses per semester. Use
the tuition calculator to compare how tuition and fees vary the more courses you take
per semester. The calculated tuition and fee total is an estimate and may be subject
to change. Excludes special fees that do not affect all students.
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- MBA, MHA*, MHA/MBA*, MA-HRM, MS-Envr Mgmt, MS-MIS**
Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
ApplicationA standard university application is required.
Criteria that require submission of a standardized test score: Less than 3.000 cumulative GPA on the last 60 hours of coursework and submission of GMAT score (GRE acceptable for MHA, HRM and ENVR MGMT)
Criteria that waive a standardized test requirement:
- 3.000 cumulative GPA on the last 60 hours of coursework and Earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a country where English is the native language
- Earned a graduate degree or professional degree from a country where English is the native language or a Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., D.D.S. or J.D. from accredited U.S. institution (or U.S. licensure)
** Test Score Waivers for MS Accounting and MS MIS will be effective for Spring 2018 admissions.
Understanding the classes you need to take for your degree in the College of Business
is crucial to planning out your education. Learn how you can pursue success at University
of Houston-Clear Lake.
Put your budding business degree to work with an analysis of the potential costs of your UHCL degree.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
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Accreditations and Distinctions
|University of Houston-Clear Lake is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.|