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Naveen Jindal School of Management – University of Texas at Dallas - Professional Online MBA

Professional Online MBA Program Structure

The UT Dallas Professional MBA Online program at the Naveen Jindal School of Management is a flexible, 100 percent online program that is completed between 16 and 72 months. Students may begin the program in either the spring, summer, or fall semesters, and can choose to take an on-campus course for any of the required online classes.


All formats of the UT Dallas Professional MBA program follow a 53-credit curriculum. All students must complete the 32 credits of core classes and 21 credits of elective courses.

MBA students have the ability to complete a concentration in an area such as accounting, business analytics, energy management, finance, healthcare management, IT management, innovation and entrepreneurship, internal audit, international management, leadership in organizations, marketing, real estate, strategic management, supply chain management or systems engineering and management. Concentrations provide students with a more in-depth knowledge of an area of business management. Students can choose their concentration based on their interests and future career goals. However, online students should note that not all concentrations and electives are available in an online format.

Class Profile

The average age of the Professional MBA Online class of 2019 is 28, with an average work experience of nearly eight years. Twenty-six percent of the class is female, and 10 percent originated from outside of the U.S. The average GMAT of the graduating class was 609.


The Professional MBA is designed for working business professionals. The PMBA degree will help to prepare students to advance their careers in business and management. While full-time MBA students may receive more individualized attention from the Career Management Center, PMBA students still have access to a variety of resources to help them achieve their career goals. Resources include networking events, mock interviews, industry forums and career coaching.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Tuition costs for the UT Dallas Professional MBA program at Naveen Jindal depend on the amount of courses taken per semester and which track students are enrolled in. UT Dallas has designed their tuition costs to be lower per credit with the more classes that a student takes per semester. Tuition and fees for resident UT Dallas Professional Online MBA students in the online program is estimated at $55,586. Non-resident tuition is $93,013.

PMBA students do have access to scholarships, though not as many as full-time students do. The school also accepts third party scholarships, grants, federal financial aid and veterans’ awards as well as private and government student loans. Prospective students can email for more information on scholarships and financial aid.


In order to be considered for admission to the Naveen Jindal School of Management, applicants must submit a completed online application and all supporting documents. Supporting documents include official transcripts, GMAT/GRE scores, one professional letter of recommendation from a current or past employer, community leader or former professor, one completed essay question (instructions found on the online application) and a copy of their professional resume.

All international students are required to provide an English proficiency test. Applicants who already have a Ph.D. or US-based MD or JD may request a GMAT/GRE waiver. Only fully-employed applicants will be considered for enrollment.

Domestic applicants must pay a $50 application fee and International applicants must pay a $100 application fee.

The application deadlines are as follows:

Deadlines – PMBA
Term Deadline Late Application*
Fall May 1 Day prior to Classes begin
Spring October 1 Day prior to Classes begin
Summer March 1 Day prior to Classes begin

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