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The Naveen Jindal School of Management was established in 1975 as the academic unit responsible for (1) the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Management and Administrative Sciences; (2) the Master of Arts (M.S.) degree in International Management Studies; (3) the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Management Science and in International Management Studies; and (4) an upper-division program leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Business Administration.

The School added a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in 1983, and in 1992, in conjunction with UT Dallas’s expansion to include a full undergraduate program, lower-division instruction was initiated. The Master of Science in Accounting started in 1994. In 1996, the School added the Cohort MBA, a full-time MBA program in which students take all of their courses together in a fixed sequence.

In 1997, the School formed a strategic alliance with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas to offer a Master of Science in Medical Management for medical doctors. In 2007, the program was split into two parts and renamed the Master of Science in Healthcare Management Executive Track in 2007 (for medical doctors) and the Master of Science in Healthcare Management Professional Track for all other healthcare professionals.

To help bridge the gap between business and information technology, the School established the Master of Science in Information Technology and Management in 2003. In Fall, 2008, the school added two new masters’ degree programs, the M.S. in Finance and the M.S. in Supply Chain Management. The last programs to be added include the M.S. in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the M.S. in Systems Engineering and Management, a joint degree with the Eric Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, which both opened in 2010.

Since its inception, the School of Management has offered a range of degree options and program formats designed to serve the diverse needs of a student population primarily composed of working adults, but also including traditional full-time graduate students and, more recently, residential undergraduate students.

The graduate programs in the School of Management stress the theory and use of applied sciences for successful management and administration of private and public institutions. Courses provide an opportunity to gain integrated and detailed knowledge of the functional areas of management as well as analytical tools for effective appraisal and decision making. Seminars and research on specific projects are designed to develop creativity and to stimulate the student toward an integrated application of the acquired knowledge.

With over 35 years of operating history and with the rapid development in the "Telecom Corridor" area surrounding the campus, UT Dallas’s Naveen Jindal School of Management has become a major provider of management education to many global corporations.

The Naveen Jindal School of Management’s mission is to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, technology-driven, global society by partnering with the business community to:

The School creates enduring knowledge for a changing world. Grounded in research and experience, our educational programs provide the managerial and technical skills to address evolving business challenges.


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Science in Accounting (M.S.)
Master of Science in Information Technology and Management (M.S.)
Master of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (M.S.)
Master of Science in International Management Studies (M.S.)
Master of Science in Management and Administrative Sciences (M.S.)
Master of Science in Healthcare Management - Executive Track (M.S.)
Master of Science in Healthcare Management - Professional Track (M.S.)
Master of Science in Finance (M.S.)
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (M.S.)
Master of Science in Systems Engineering and Management (M.S)

Doctor of Philosophy in International Management Studies (Ph.D.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Management Science (Ph.D.)

Supply Chain Management (Certificate)
Sourcing (Certificate)
Lean 6 Sigma (Certificate)
Healthcare Management Lean 6 Sigma Yellow Belt (Certificate)
Certificate in Systems Engineering (Certificate)
Certificate in Systems Management (Certificate)
Business Intelligence and Data Mining (Certificate)
Healthcare Management (Executive Certificate)
Project Management (Executive Certificate)
Organizational Behavior and Coaching (Executive Certificate)
Product Lifecycle and Supply Chain Management (Executive Certificate)

Last Updated: October 12, 2011