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About University of Houston–Downtown MBA

Study.com ranked UHD No. 42 as “Best Business Degrees Online Programs.” Marilyn Davis College of Business (MDCOB) offers multiple undergraduate and graduate online degree completion programs for students who have finished their core coursework at another college or university.

OnlineColleges.com ranked UHD’s online Business Administration degree programs No. 6 in Texas and the University is named as one of the “10 Best Online Schools in Texas,” for the quality of its online business education offerings, affordability and success rates, provided by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

OnlineDegrees.com ranked UHD No. 11 by as one of the “Best Online Schools in Texas for Business Administration.” This website highlighted the range of services offered to students, including access to academic advisors, and its joint admission partnership with Lone Star College allowing students to be simultaneously admitted and co-enrolled at both UHD and Lone Star College.

College Consensus ranked the MDCOB No. 26, and the only Houston-area higher education institution named as one of the Top 50 Online Undergraduate Business Schools for 2019. Schools were ranked according to affordability, convenience and reputation.

MDCOB also holds a prestigious AACSB accreditation. The mission of AACSB International is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. “Only less than five percent of international business programs are accredited by AACSB,” associate dean of Undergraduate Studies Dr. Justo Manrique said. “The Marilyn Davies College of Business proudly belongs to this elite, premier, selected group of schools of business.”


Why Choose UHD MBA?


With the lowest tuition of any university in Houston, UHD provides an excellent education at an affordable rate, freeing up your income while in school, and leaving you with less debt after graduation. Our goal is to make the financial part of education as stress-free as possible so you focus on earning your degree.


We are excited to offer professionals the choice of taking our classes either in-person in our traditional hybrid format or online. If there are courses you feel you can learn better at home on your own schedule, sign up for the course online. If the classroom environment is better for some topics, you can take the course in-person with our hybrid format. It is your choice, for every course. We offer the flexibility and interaction you need and under your control to choose when you need it.

GMAT Waiver

Skip the GMAT at UHD! We offer a GMAT waiver. Start your MBA at UHD, earn a B or better in your first three courses and you will not have to take the GMAT!

*The University of Houston-Downtown, does not currently offer online courses to residents of the following states and territories: American Samoa, Guam, Massachusetts and Puerto Rico.