Admissions Requirements:
Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Health Care Administration Online

Step #1: Submit a UTRGV Graduate Application at There is no application fee.

Step #2: Request your official transcripts to be sent electronically to or mailed to:

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Graduate Admissions
Marialice Shary Shivers Bldg. 1.102
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999


*Please Note: If you are a graduate of UTPA, UTB/TSC, or UTRGV you do not need to request an official transcript to be sent to the Graduate College.


Review and submit all Program Requirements:

To be admitted to the graduate program in business administration, prospective candidates must first meet all requirements for graduate admission to UT Rio Grande Valley, as well as the other requirements listed below:

1.    At the UTRGV Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship, we place great importance in values, initiative and professionalism. Describe one example of how you have demonstrated these qualities.

2.    What are your career aspirations? How will your education at the Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship help you achieve them?

3.    Describe an occasion when you built or developed a team.

4.    Describe an experience when you felt most effective as a leader.

5.    Describe a situation when you successfully reached a goal or completed a task that was challenging, difficult, or frustrating.


A waiver of the GMAT requirement will be granted to applicants who show proof of one of the following:

Additional requirements for domestic applicants who attended foreign universities and international applicants:

*Students in fully online programs are not eligible for I-20 or student visas however international applicants can study for their home country.

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Higher Education Act of 1965 include changes in regulation for State Authorization that may impact online, distance, and correspondence education providers. Please review Check Program Availability in Your State for more details.

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