Become an Industry leader

Business as a field of study is very practical – everything has a business side to it! Whether your passion is social media, basketball, or starting your own company, every industry needs accountants, marketers, managers, financial analysts and data analytics professionals. When you earn your degree at A&M-Commerce, you'll not only be part of the largest online MBA program in Texas, which translates into a huge professional network, but you'll also be well prepared to advance your career ready to meet the opportunities and challenges in the competitive, global and technological environment found in innovative business and industry enterprises.

Nationally-Ranked Affordable Programs

The College of Business has been recognized by the highly anticipated U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2023 for several programs.

  • 110th for Best Online MBA Programs

Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Business students are typically interested in:

  • Developing more marketable skills
  • Advancing into more senior managerial positions
  • Switching careers
  • Complimenting their skills with advanced applied business acumen

Careers

An MBA degree from A&M-Commerce is designed to challenge and sustain your intellectual curiosity while providing the general and specialized knowledge necessary for professional success, personal growth and responsible citizenship. You'll learn how to identify problems, research information, quantitatively analyze data, and successfully implement solutions that create value while collaborating on diverse teams.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Sales
Manager
$130,600
Management
Analyst
$95,290
Financial
Manager
$139,790
Human Resource
Manager
$130,000
IT Systems
Manager
$164,070

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2022

See Yourself Succeed

With a Masters in Business Administration

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Career Readiness

The College of Business offers an in-house Career Services Center focused on guiding business students seeking internships or employment.

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Nationally Accredited

The College of Business is one of only 800 schools worldwide to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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Industry Connections

Through guest speakers, company tours and internships, professional networking, and other opportunities, students, faculty and alumni are connected with  the business community.

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Accomplished Faculty

Engage with exceptional faculty who are industry leaders and significant scholars, producing cutting-edge research in their field.

What You Will Learn

The A&M-Commerce MBA prepares you for positions that demand analytic and strategic leadership solutions to an interrelated set of economic, ethical and environmental issues. You will build marketable skills by developing tools and techniques related to accounting, finance, management, data analytics and marketing. The program stresses practical application through the use of case studies and other experiential learning methods, as well as collaboration with members of diverse teams and business community partnerships.

An MBA degree will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Build marketable skills related to accounting, finance, management and marketing tools and techniques
  • Learn to apply analytical and strategic leadership solutions to an interrelated set of economic, ethical and environmental issues
  • Conduct research using quantitative skills
  • Develop creative solutions to real-world business problems
  • Gain an understanding of the social, ethical, regulatory, global, political and cultural environments within which multinationals operate
  • Successfully implement solutions by collaborating as members of diverse teams
  • Develop soft skills in addition to traditional business acumen

Minors

We offer various minors that can be combined with your Business Administration (MBA) degree. You can learn more about the available minors and their course requirements by visiting the Minors for Graduate Programs page.

Curriculum

Prerequisites for Non-Business Undergrad Majors:

Get your basics. Don't have an undergraduate degree in business? No problem; we've got you covered.

  • Statistics (ECO 502)

Core MBA Courses

Develop professional skills. Dive into topics like economics, finance, monetary management, and marketing management covered in the core courses.

  • Applied Business Research (595)
  • Managerial Economics (ECO 562)
  • Advanced Managerial Accounting (ACCT 525)
  • Financial Management (FIN 504)
  • Business Analytics for Managers (BUSA 511)
  • Management & Organizational Behavior (MGT 585)
  • Marketing Management (MKT 521)
  • Strategic Management (MGT 527)

Electives:

Make it your own. Customize your degree with electives covering a wide range of business subjects.

  • 2 Courses from COB Catalog

Available Minors (4 Courses):

Invest in your future. Stand out from the crowd by adding a minor to your degree.

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Business Analytics
  • Cyber Security
  • Digital Marketing
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Economics of U.S. Healthcare
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Corporate Management
  • Real Estate

Available Certificates (no prerequisite courses required):

Get noticed. Add a certificate to boost your job skills, and get hired!

  • Auditing and Forensic Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Economics of U.S. Healthcare
  • Operational Excellence
  • Tax Accounting

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Course Delivery and Resources

Our programs are designed to be flexible, meeting the needs of working professionals who want the convenience of a fully online degree, full-time students who prefer face-to-face classes and, blended options for those who need the convenience of both. We offer a graduate-level business degree to fit your lifestyle and career aspirations.

Please check the schedule of classes for locations and times. Locations and times are subject to change.

Two Year Course Rotation

Need help planning your schedule but you don’t know where to start? Check out our Two Year Course Rotation!

Graduate Business Program Costs

Program Costs

Use the following links to get further information to tuition and fees, financial aid and scholarships.

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Admission

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Submit Application

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Business Administration, MBA” as your “Major.”

Domestic Application Fee 395064

  • Pay the $50 application fee.
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Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Graduate Coordinator Rebecca Stevens 395100

Your Graduate Coordinator

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Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to your graduate coordinator.

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

All international transcripts must be evaluated and the evaluation submitted to the Graduate School.

We accepts evaluations sent directly from the following Agencies.

  • If a normal evaluation is submitted, official original transcripts with all marksheets will still need to be submitted.
  • If a WES ICAP or equivalent is submitted, we will not need the official transcripts to be submitted separately.

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact your graduate coordinator for more information.

Request one signed letter of recommendation, on letterhead, from a professional who can attest to your goals and ability to succeed in the program. That individual should:

If you are unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

Describe your preparation for graduate work and your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

  • Apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships once you are admitted.
  • Apply for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA and sending it to school code 003565.
  • Contact your financial aid advisor with any questions.

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist will contact you to complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Graduate Enrollment Specialist Marcia Henderson 395420

Your Graduate Enrollment Specialist

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Deadlines

  • Fall admission consideration: May 10
  • Spring admission consideration: October 15
  • Summer admission consideration: March 15

Submit Application

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Business Administration, MBA” as your “Major.”

International Application Fee

  • Pay the $75 application fee
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Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Graduate Coordinator Rebecca Stevens 395100

Your Graduate Coordinator

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  • Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to:
    Texas A&M University-Commerce

    Attn: Graduate School
    2600 S. Neal St.
    Commerce, Texas 75428

All international transcripts must be evaluated and the evaluation submitted to the Graduate School.

We accept evaluations sent directly from the following Agencies.

  • If a normal evaluation is submitted, official original transcripts with all marksheets will still need to be submitted.
  • If a WES ICAP or equivalent is submitted, we will not need the official transcripts to be submitted separately.

Request one signed, and dated letter of recommendation; on official agency or organization letterhead, preferably from a past professor, college instructor, or from a professional who currently supervises the applicant or who has in the past and can attest to their academic preparedness to succeed in the program. That individual should:

If you are unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
2600 S. Neal St.
Commerce Texas 75428

Describe your preparation for graduate work and your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

You do not need to submit test scores if you have completed (all years) of a bachelor's or higher degree from a regionally accredited university in the United States.

Request that your scores from one of the following be sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce:

  • TOEFL (Minimum Scores: IBT 79, or CBT 213, or PBT 550)
  • IELTS (Minimum Score: 6.00 band overall)
  • PTE (Minimum Score: 53 overall or higher)
  • Duo Lingo (Minimum Score: 105)

*Scores must be less than two years old.

Submit these documents to the Office of International Programs once you have been admitted

  • Official sponsor statement
  • Bank statement from the sponsor with a balance of at least $26,025 USD which is less than 1 year old

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist will contact you to complete registration.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • To register for classes, go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Graduate Enrollment Specialist Marcia Henderson 395420

Your Graduate Enrollment Specialist

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DEPARTMENT CONTACT

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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