Business Administration

St. Edward's University

M.B.A. On Campus
15 months
1242 USD/credit
1242 USD/credit
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In the Business Administration program of St. Edward's University, you will build practical skills that prepare you for career advancement, and you will develop dynamic connections – in Austin and beyond.


Accelerate your career with an MBA

Our Program Structure

Adapt the MBA program to meet your career and personal life. Our courses are offered in a flexible, low-residency structure. Students come to campus for in-person classes on three Saturdays each session (there are two sessions each semester) and receive virtual support from professors during the week.

Our Classroom Experience

Learn from well-connected faculty members in small classes that provide opportunities for in-depth discussion and relationship building. During Saturday classes, students often gather to share meals, attend professional development sessions, and network with their peers.

Our Partnership with Austin

Take advantage of connections The Bill Munday School of Business has with Austin organizations, including Capital Factory, Impact Hub Austin and more, to build your network and gain internships or full-time employment. During the culminating Capstone experience, you will work with local – and even global – organizations on a consulting project that addresses their strategic business needs.

Our Focus

The Business Administration program of St. Edward’s University focuses on entrepreneurial thinking, social enterprise, innovation, global collaboration and business analytics – key competencies that industry leaders tell us they need. As a student, you will learn to:

  • Manage and lead through effective communication and collaboration.
  • Use quantitative data to develop business opportunities in a dynamic world.
  • Analyze the local and global environment to formulate business solutions.
  • Apply critical reasoning to integrate business goals with corporate social responsibility.
  • Leverage technology in all areas of business to improve outcomes.


MBA graduates go on to apply their knowledge and skills in key roles in Austin and beyond. Earning your MBA in Austin provides many advantages. It's one of the fastest growing cities in the country and is home to promising startups and iconic corporations such as Apple, Google, Facebook, Intel, Qualcomm, and IBM and recruiting new talent. Austin is known for its vibrant and eclectic culture which nurtures a strong creative industry. This provides unparalleled opportunities, such as the SXSW conference, which attracts some of the most innovative companies and iconic creative leaders on a global scale.

An MBA degree can open up new doors for graduates, and it's a requirement for advancing in some careers. This is generally true in fields such as investment banking and management consulting. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Finance for Managers
  • Big Data, Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Strategies in Operation Management
  • Managing Dynamic Organizations
  • Innovation and Disruption Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent foreign degree
  • Applicants educated at the college level in a language other than English must demonstrate English proficiency
  • A minimum GPA of 2.75 or better on a 4.0 scale in the final 60 undergraduate semester credit hours of study
  • A GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, with no grades less than a B, in no less than 12 graduate semester hours completed at a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or the foreign equivalent.
  • Competitive score on the GMAT or the GRE
  • Online application
  • Essay: Describe your background and interests and explain why you wish to pursue the degree you are applying for and what you hope to accomplish in this degree program. (Up to 500 words)
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume: Provide a professional and detailed work history

Work experience

  • Three years or more of relevant managerial, professional or military experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1242 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1242 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    1242 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1242 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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