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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Master of Business Administration degree offered by the College of Business & Entrepreneurship (CBE) of Texas A&M University-Commerce prepares the graduate student for advanced management positions that demand analytic and strategic leadership solutions to an interrelated set of economic, ethical, and environmental issues. The curriculum stresses the development and use of analytical skills, for both quantitative and qualitative applications, which will assist managers in their decision-making and leadership responsibilities.

Program Information

(30-48 Hour Format)

It is not required to have a business undergraduate degree to pursue a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). All candidates must take the 8-core courses + 2 electives, those without the appropriate background course credit will be required to take the pre-requisite in each non-fulfilled area. Minimum program length for the General MBA is 30-hours; maximum program length is 48 hours.

Background Courses

These 6 pre-requisite courses can be waived for students with appropriate undergraduate coursework. It is suggested also to take required pre-reqs in the following order:
Course Number
1) BA 501
Quantitative Analysis for Managers
2) Mgt 501
Operations and Organizations
3) Acct 501
Accounting for Managers
4) Mkt 501
Marketing Environment
5) Eco 501
Economics for Decision Makers
6) Fin 501
Finance for Decision Makers
(Click here for 501 Schedule)

Managerial Component - 18 Hours

Course Number
Acct 525
Advanced Managerial Accounting
Eco 562*
Managerial Economics
Eco 576*
Adv'd Macroeconomic Theory
& Policy
Fin 504
Financial Management
Mkt 521
Marketing Management
Mgt 527
Strategic Management
(Last Semester)
Mgt 585
Management Skills Development
*You must take at least one starred course.

Information Analysis Component - 6 Hours

Course Number
BA 578
Statistical Methods
BA 595
Applied Business Research
(First Semester)

Elective Component - 6 Hours

Plus six additional hours of advanced course work in any business field(s).

Shanna Hoskison,
Director of CBE Mentoring/Advising Center
Fax: 903-468-6011