Institution
University of Texas at El Paso
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University of Texas at El Paso
Graduate Business Center
500 W. University Ave.
El Paso, TX 79968
United States

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program offers degree formats that are accessible by full-time students and working professionals alike.

Goal/Mission

The goal of the program is to provide an excellent, affordable and accessible graduate business education that would prepare current and future business, non-profit and government leaders to contribute to economic growth and vitality of the region and the country.  In four years, the program expanded its portfolio, adding full-time and executive formats to the existing part-time and accelerated formats.

Outcome

The UTEP MBA has created academic and co-curricular opportunities that lead to student success. Latino participation in these opportunities is consistent with their percentage of the student body. These opportunities expand our students’ cultural and professional capital. They are also key to degree completion and securing career opportunities. ● It is the largest AACSB-accredited producer of Latino MBAs in the country. ● The program educates over 320 students annually - 59% are Latino. ● In 2010, 2011, and 2012, the UTEP MBA was ranked #1 by Hispanic Business magazine. ● The Program’s retention rates range, by format, from 80% to 100%. ● Latino graduates went from 27 in 2005 to 104 in 2010. ● Over 88% of our 2011 graduates had received a job offer or were employed by graduation.

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