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Soft-Start MBA Application Process

​How to Apply for Concentrations/Certificate courses:

1.      Complete online application and submit application fee at


2.      Submit the following to:  University of Houston-Downtown Office of Graduate & International Admissions One Main Street,  Suite GSB 308 Houston, TX  77002

a.       Official transcript(s) from all institutions attended post-secondary; all documents must be received from the degree/credit granting institution

b.      A Bachelor’s Degree conferred must be shown on the official transcript

3.       Resume

4.        A personal statement about why you are pursuing an MBA degree. The statement should not exceed 250 words.

Students who wish to pursue a “soft start” to the MBA program and bypass the GMAT requirement may do so by following the steps listed above keeping in mind that admissions to the MBA program will be CONDITIONAL.

Deadline for application for Fall 2021 is August 15, 2021. Any applications received after this date will be considered for Fall 2021 unless you request special consideration.  Contact the MBA office at 713-221-8252 or email

Last updated 7/19/2021 11:09 AM