The University of Texas at Austin Business School introduces new MBA program in Houston

AUSTIN, Texas—The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business is starting an MBA program in Houston to begin in August 2005.

The Texas MBA at Houston will be a two-year, part-time MBA conducted on alternating weekends. The program, designed to allow candidates to study and work at the same time, seeks to attract professionals with varied backgrounds and work experiences. Classes will take place at The Houstonian, within an 18-acre campus compound near Memorial Park.

The program allows The University of Texas at Austin to bring its successful MBA curriculum directly to the business community of Houston, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States and the U.S. city with the second most Fortune 500 headquarters.

The Texas MBA at Houston will draw on the faculty and curriculum of the McCombs School of Business, which offers the highest ranked full-time and part-time MBA programs in Texas and the Southwest. The McCombs School’s executive MBA ranked #8 in the most recent survey from BusinessWeek (2003). The school’s full-time MBA ranked #13 in the most recent survey from The Wall Street Journal (2003).

In addition to its full-time program, the McCombs School offers part-time MBA programs in Austin, Dallas and Mexico City.

Applications for the Texas MBA at Houston are now being accepted. The application and program information are available at the McCombs School of Business Web site.

For more information contact: J.B. Bird, McCombs School, 512-471-3314.