Why Study Business?
At the University of North Texas G. Brint Ryan College of Business, we take education seriously. We give you the training and experience needed to stand out in your field. Built for the future, our state-of-the-art Business Leadership Building stands as physical proof of our commitment to providing a high-quality education.
An education that means business
Many of our degrees and concentrations are nationally ranked, including Real Estate (5th in the nation for affordability) and Aviation Logistics (1st in the nation for alumni median earnings).
Our students call more than 70 countries home. And at UNT, you’ll have opportunities to work alongside individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
Students have earned top spots in national competitions such as IBM’s Master the Mainframe for North America and the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants Competition.
Expand your career possibilities with innovative degree options such as Sport Entertainment Management, or Aviation Logistics.
More than 700 of our graduates are CEOs or presidents of organizations, such as G. Brint Ryan (‘88, ‘88), CEO of Ryan, who was named to Texas Monthly’s Top 25 Most Powerful People in Texas list.
The Business Leadership Building is certified LEED Gold and features research labs, cloud computing technology and Apple TV-enabled classrooms. The atrium, study roo~ms and terraces encourage conversation and collaboration outside of class.
The UNT MBA Sport Entertainment Management program has helped me to advance in my desired career path in the sports industry. My network has expanded tremendously since admitted in the inaugural cohort of the program and what I’ve learned to date has set me up confidently for success!
- Dexia Smith, ‘22 MBA in Sport Entertainment Management candidate, Corporate Partnerships Representative for the Dallas Cowboys
My experience at UNT was great. In addition to a strong education in accounting, the professional development course gave me the practical skills necessary to gain an internship and ultimately a full-time position immediately upon graduation.
- Lauren Olsen, BBA Accounting ‘13, Senior Auditor, FedEx Science
My BBA in Analytics from UNT catalyzed a successful career in data and analytics by giving me the tools needed to extract insight from data, communicate complex topics effectively and thrive in a world of ever-changing technology.
- Austin Tidmore, BBA Decision Science ‘08, Practice Director for Data and Analytics, APEX Systems
The success I’ve made in my HR career thus far would not be possible without my education at UNT and my support system from former classmates, professors and the HR Alumni Association.
- Paisleigh Fedro, BBA OBHR ‘17, HR Specialist, Frito-Lay
Learning beyond the classroom
Put your business know-how to the test and get experience in your field. Students have executed consulting work for big-name clients, entrepreneurial startups and nonprofits including:
- Chili’s Grill & Bar
- Chipotle Mexican Grill
- Clean Sleep
- Habitat for Humanity
- Lockheed Martin
- Pioneer Natural Resources
- Pizza Inn
- The Denton County Homeless Coalition
- The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
Put your education into action More than 500 companies – including Toyota, Lockheed Martin and Southwest Airlines – have consistently offered paid internships to UNT business students. Thanks to our in-house career center, you earn college credit and get practical experience through your internship.
Gain an international perspective Broaden your horizons through more than 50 study abroad and exchange opportunities at partner universities worldwide. We offer dual degree programs, scholarships to help offset costs and the ability to apply for passports on campus.
Connect with business leaders Interact with prominent executives and community leaders through the college’s Distinguished Speaker Series, which has included speakers from Coca-Cola, Atmos Energy Corporation, Fidelity Investments, Microsoft and PepsiCo.
Add an extra level of support Student tutoring centers and the Tiered Progression Program, which offers progress checks and enrichment activities, help you successfully navigate your degree.
Develop the skills to innovate The Professional Leadership Program, a cooperative effort between the Ryan College of Business and corporate sponsors, transforms you into the business leader you want to become.