Graduate and Professional Programs

Executive MBA Program

Executive MBA Admissions

The Bauer Executive MBA Program requires a four-year undergraduate degree (or foreign equivalent) in any discipline from an accredited institution and a minimum of seven (7) years full–time business and professional experience. After your application has been reviewed and approved a personal interview will be scheduled.

Application Deadline

Semester Domestic Applicant International Applicant*
Fall Session June 1 April 1

* Those applicants who are classified as international by the UH Admissions Office, which includes applicants currently holding any type of visa and those needing a student visa.

All applicants (domestic and international) are required to send their completed application packet to the following address:

The mailing address:

Bauer College of Business
Graduate and Professional Programs
334 Melcher Hall
Houston, TX 77204-6021

The physical address for deliveries is:

Bauer College of Business
Graduate and Professional Programs
4744 Calhoun Rd.
UCBB suite 424
Houston, TX 77004-2160

Requirements:

A Complete Application should include items, 1 through 6:
  1. Application for Graduate Studies
    1. Online application using the  (https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX)
    2. When you are completing the online application website (Apply Texas Application) please note that you will need your educational history and employment history information. You will be applying for the “MBA Only” for the UH Main Campus. Selections indicating you are interested in the Executive MBA will be found towards the end of the application.

  2. Transcripts
    1. Two (2) official, sealed transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  3. Test Scores

    The GMAT or GRE is not required for the Executive MBA program.

    International applicants must submit a test of English language proficiency unless they have earned a high school diploma or bachelor’s degree or a higher from a college or university in the US.  One of the following tests may be submitted to meet this requirement:

    1. Official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score above 603 on the paper-based test or 100 on the internet-based test. The University code for TOEFL scores is 6870. For more information please visit, www.toefl.org
    2. Official IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score above 6.5. For more information please visit, www.ielts.org
    3. Official PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) minimum of 70. For more information please visit, www.pearsonpte.com

    NOTE: Scores over 2 years old will not be accepted.

  4. A Non-refundable Bauer College Application Fee
    1. A $75 Bauer College of Business application fee is required of all applicants.
      The fee can be submitted while completing the Apply Texas Application online, by using the following link https://www.bauer.uh.edu/gpp_payment/payment.aspx or by mailing in a personal U.S. check or money order directly. Make the check or money order payable to the University of Houston. The name and student I. D. number of the applicant must be on the check or money order. NO CASH will be accepted! Only applicants whose fees have been paid will be reviewed.
    2. Non-Refundable $75 Application fee for International Students:
      International students must pay a $75 processing fee to International Admissions, in addition to the Bauer College application fee of $75, for a total fee of $150, which can be submitted on-line or by a personal U.S. check or money order. If submitting a personal U.S. check or money order, make payable to the University of Houston. The name and student I. D. number of the applicant must be on the check or money order. NO CASH will be accepted! Only applicants whose fees have been paid will be reviewed.
  5. Self appraisal, Resume, Goals statements, Letter of Recommendation (Please download the files locally to edit and submit them)

    1. Two letters of appraisal (at least one from your current supervisor)
      • Please click here to have the letter of recommendation sent to your recommender.
      • Once you fill in the required information at the link above (if you do not know your PSID you can leave that blank), your recommender will receive an email from us with the recommendation form.
      • They simply fill in the form and click submit.View letter of recommendation format here.
    2. Employment and Self Appraisal Data (Download. Requires Adobe Reader, do not use Mac Preview) (Submit documents online)
    3. Essay answers to questions(Download) (Submit documents online)
    4. Resume (Submit documents online)
  6. Personal interview (scheduled after your application is reviewed and approved)
  7. Click here to see what happens after you apply.

NOTE: International students must have a four-year degree from an accredited university to apply for the MBA. Three-year degrees are not considered equivalent. There is no bridge program at UH. Students with a three–year degree will likely need to combine it with a completed master’s degree from their home country before applying.