Enrich Your Financial and Leadership Acumen
Whether you’re starting, growing or changing your career, your MBA with Concentration in Finance from University of Houston-Clear Lake will prepare you for future success. Your education will focus on portfolio management, international finance, commercial banking and more as you build upon your MBA core classes. This will prepare you to work for any corporation that desires a qualified professional who possesses both practical financial expertise and leadership skills.
Advance the Future of Your Career
With an 8-week class design, you enjoy an accelerated time frame for completion of your 36-hour degree program*:
- Full-time, 14 months: 2 courses per 8-week term across the fall, spring and summer semesters
- Part-time, 28 months: 1 courses per 8-week tern across the fall, spring and summer semesters
*One pre-requisite foundation course may be required.
You may also choose the classwork setup 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.
Additionally, if you fulfill certain criteria, you could be given a waiver that frees
you from taking the GRE or GMAT as a requirement for enrollment.
Professional Leadership for Your Education
All of your College of Business MBA faculty are leaders in their respective fields, and your courses will never be taught by a graduate assistant. UHCL offers work-study positions, co-op experiences and internships to help you develop your professional skills, receive academic credit, make industry contacts and enhance your prospects for a full-time job.
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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- Business Administration MBA
Admission DeadlineStandard 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.
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 or from an accredited college or university in a country on the SBEC-approved list of countries; or
- Earned a graduate or professional degree from a country where English is the native language or on the SBEC-approved list of countries; or
- Earned a Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., D.D.S. or J.D. from accredited U.S. institution (or U.S. licensure).
Each course of study in the College of Business here at University of Houston-Clear
Lake has specific degree requirements you must fulfill to graduate. Find out more
Business Administration, MBA
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
FallNew Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Returning UHCL Students - August 15
SpringNew Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Returning UHCL Students - January 15
SummerNew Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Returning UHCL Students - May 25
Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID.
The UHCL application is available online through Apply Texas. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.
Applying After the Priority Deadline
New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL 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. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.
Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.
- International Deadlines
Final - April 1
Document Deadline - April 15
Early Fall Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science Final - February 04, 2022
Final - October 1
Document Deadline - October 15
Early Spring Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science Final - August 01, 2022
Final - March 1
Document Deadline - March 15
Early Summer Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science Final - February 04, 2022
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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Make the most of a hectic schedule and study from home or the office through UHCL Online, offering the same level of excellence for more than 20 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.
Hybrid programs combine the flexibility and convenience of online learning with the benefits of in-person instruction.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The UHCL MBA program is ranked among the best MBA programs in Texas 2020 by College Consensus.