Business Administration MBA with a Concentration in International Business
Go Global with Your Education
Business operations in the 21st century are global in nature, so your MBA should reflect that reality. A concentration in International Business from the College of Business at UHCL will prepare you to work for companies with a worldwide footprint and consumer base. Your classes will cover topics ranging from accounting and finance to management and marketing strategy – making you a desired commodity to future employers.
Your Education. Your Career. Your Way.
Like you, many of our students work full-time jobs while completing their MBA, so we want to help your education by giving you plenty of options as you take courses that are 16 weeks in length. Depending upon the courses you take, your 36 credit hours* of class time could take place via:
- A traditional face-to-face classroom environment;
- A "hybrid" option where half the coursework is completed online and the other half in a classroom; or
- A completely online option.
Based upon key benchmarks, you could have the standardized test requirement waived from your enrollment processes.
*One pre-requisite foundation course may be required.
Learn from the Best
You'll also be taught by a stellar faculty of professionals and scholars who bring real-life experience to the classroom, instead of putting your education in the hands of a graduate assistant.
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).
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
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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, Software Engineering Final - February 4
Final - October 1
Document Deadline - October 15
Early Spring Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - August 1
Final - March 1
Document Deadline - March 15
Early Summer Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - February 4
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.
Hybrid programs combine the flexibility and convenience of online learning with the benefits of in-person instruction.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The College of Business at the University of Houston-Clear Lake holds both business and separate accounting accreditation with The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Recognition by AACSB symbolizes the commitment to continuous improvement of educational quality, regional engagement with business partners, and the effectiveness of our societal impact. AACSB holds its member institutions to standards of excellence as interpreted by peer review teams, accreditation committees, and Board of Directors. Fewer than 1 percent of the business schools in the world, and only one other public university in the Houston region, have earned both business and separate accounting accreditation.
The UHCL MBA program is ranked among the best MBA programs in Texas 2020 by College Consensus.