• Application Deadline
  • 60 months
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During the Biology and Business Administration (Dual Degree) programme offered by University of Texas Arlington students are required to take courses from life sciences, business, and liberal arts, culminating in a dual Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA), including a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. The curriculum is offered jointly by the College of Business and the College of Science. The BS in Biology will be conferred at the same time as the MBA. 

If students in this joint degree program are not accepted into the MBA program, or if students enter the MBA program and fail to complete the requirements for the MBA, then, in order to earn a BS in Biology they must take the same, full complement of courses required for a BS as students not enrolled in the joint program.

This degree program is designed to provide students with a strong background in the life sciences and with a contemporary education in business administration that will impart the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to perform effectively in many career fields. The program includes course work in the basic sciences as well as accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and management. Additionally, students are required to take general education courses in literature, fine arts, history, political science, and social science.


The program prepares students for managerial and leadership positions in the biomedical sciences and biosciences research fields. It is essential that science managers have a base of technical knowledge that allows them to understand and guide the work of their subordinates and to explain the work in non-technical terms to senior management and potential customers. 

The program also prepares students for managerial positions in fields outside of science. Additionally, it provides a solid foundation for those planning to pursue advanced degrees.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    157 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional and Technical Communication for Science and Engineering
  • Introduction to M.i.s. And Data Processing
  • Business Statistics
  • Operations Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Evolution and Ecology
  • General Microbiology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Submit your completed official secondary school (high school) transcripts, diplomas, certificates, and/or national test examination scores as appropriate for the educational system in your country by mail in a sealed envelope. You must possess the equivalent of a U.S. high school graduation. Transcripts older than 6 months will not be accepted.
  • Submit your official SAT scores directly from the testing agency. These scores must be received before an admission decision can be made.
  • Submit official college transcript/marksheets for all university coursework you may have taken in a sealed envelope. Transcripts/marksheets older than six months will not be accepted.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25134 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    10250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10250 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Texas City

  • 882 - 1640 USD/month
    Living Costs

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