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Career Development

Texas McCombs offers dedicated career resources and support designed specifically for working professionals in the Greater Austin area.

  • Elite Career Support

    From providing a support system for your customized career development, to implementing training programs for the skills you need, our dedicated career team’s systematic approach to life-long achievement helps you build on your current career, and prepares you to leverage the Texas McCombs global network beyond the program to fulfill all of your long-term goals.

Unrivaled Return on Investment

At Texas McCombs, the return on your investment is unrivaled through the combination of a transformative educational experience, a stellar reputation (#6 Part-Time MBA), access to a vast alumni network, and proven career outcomes. The McCombs MBA offers intangible returns – enduring relationships, support through life's milestones, and a community where classmates contribute to your personal and professional growth. 

Career Outcomes at a Glace

  • Salary Increase

    Working Professional MBA Class of 2022 earned an average base salary increase of +45% and an average salary between $140,000-$149,000.
  • Advancement & Mobility

    The percentage of Working Professional MBA Class of 2022 graduates in senior or executive-level positions increased from 51% to 66%. 74% of the Working Professional MBA Class of 2022 reported changing jobs (either function, industry, or geography).
  • Top Industries

    The top five job industries upon graduation for the Working Professional MBA Class of 2022 were Technology (29%); Consulting (24%); Manufacturing (10%); Energy (10%); and Financial Services (8%).

Career Resources

All Evening MBA students have access to a range of resources and support from the Texas McCombs Career Management and Corporate Relations (CMCR) team and from one of the largest and most engaged alumni networks in the world.

Career Advising

You'll have access to a team of dedicated career consultants for professional guidance and to connect you with resources such as planning, training, and alumni support.

Employer Connections

In addition to a variety of employers participating in our recruiting events - networking events, career fairs, and information sessions - there are countless ways to network with employers in your area while pursuing your Texas McCombs MBA

Specialty Coaching

As part of the Texas McCombs+ program, you'll have access to communication and specialty coaches - seasoned experts who are ready to work with you one-on-one to refine your skills in communication, leadership, strategy, organizational culture, and much more.

Education & Training

Learn how to successfully transition into a new career or accelerate your current one through our career education courses. Taught by seasoned experts, and with a curriculum custom-built for working professionals, these classes cover a variety of career-related topics—from networking to interviewing to negotiating. You’ll develop the skills necessary to make strides in your career during the program and after graduation.

Alumni Network

As a Texas McCombs MBA, you will join a passionate and powerful network of Longhorn alumni around the world.

  • 540,000+ University of Texas at Austin alumni in 176 countries
  • 103,000+ McCombs School of Business alumni in 102 countries
  • 23,000+ Texas McCombs MBA alumni

Learn more about the McCombs alumni community

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  • Class of 2022 Career Outcomes

    Embarking on a transformative journey, students in the Evening MBA, Weekend MBA at Dallas/Fort Worth, and Weekend MBA at Houston, have not only weathered the challenges of the business landscape during the pandemic but emerged with career outcomes that underscore the program’s commitment to excellence.

WHAT'S YOUR CAREER PATH?

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    Career Enhancer

    I want to continue an upward trajectory in the same career function or industry. 32% of the Working Professional MBA Class of 2022 self-reported as a Career Enhancer.
  • Career Switcher

    I know that I want to transition to a different function and/or industry. 64% of the Working Professional MBA Class of 2022 self-reported as a Career Switcher.
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    Career Explorer

    I'm curious about other industries and functions and would like to learn about different career paths while I pursue my MBA.
  • Entrepreneur

    I want to become a founder or join a startup. Or I'm already a founder or part of a startup but want to sharpen my business skills. 3% of the Working Professional MBA Class of 2022 self-reported as an Entrepreneur/Founder.
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  • Scott Sorensen, MBA '23

    "The MBA experience at McCombs transformed my life by providing me with the knowledge, skills, and an incredible network to accelerate my career growth. It also gave me the confidence that I could take the next step in my career and with the guidance and resources from the career management team I was able to land a dream job at the Hershey Company that aligned with my aspirations."

Career Management for Life

After you graduate, no matter what career stage you are in, as a Texas McCombs MBA alumnus, you'll have access to career management resources for life. Whether you're seeking a new job, ready to make a career transformation, or looking to stay connected and nurture your network, the McCombs Alumni Career Management team is available to provide resources, coaching, and support.

Take the Next Step

  • ENGAGE

    Join us for an info session, admissions chat, application workshop, campus visit, and more.
  • APPLY

    Start your application and begin your journey to becoming a Texas McCombs MBA.
  • CONNECT

    Reach out to Evening MBA Admissions or connect with a student ambassador.

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