Use Your Veteran Experience

Give yourself a career boost with an MBA by taking veteran-only courses. This program is designed for you to maximize your Veteran benefits including:

  • Post-9/11
  • Montgomery G.I. Bill
  • Ch. 31 VR&E
  • Hazlewood Act
  • Ch.1606 MGIB-SR
  • Military Tuition Assistance

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


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

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


An MBA degree will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Learn how to use the important statistical tools needed to analyze data that result in strong decision-making.
  • Apply your leadership ability to the corporate context by honing your influence and conflict resolution skills.
  • Make strong financial decisions with knowledge in reporting, risk analysis and capital budgeting.
  • Develop strategies that lead to a competitive advantage.
  • Learn how to gather, analyze, and present data for better decision-making.
  • Learn about buyer behavior and developing a strategic marketing plan to gain an edge over the competition.
  • Understand how to read the external and internal environments and develop strategies that lead to a competitive advantage
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We are Committed to Veterans

Soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines are an important part of our legacy at A&M-Commerce. We appreciate your service and sacrifice, and we are committed to your successful transition from military to civilian life. This commitment includes helping you build on your strengths so you can achieve the degree you deserve.

Our Office of Veterans and Military Services can fill you in on all you need to succeed at TAMUC, including the admissions procedure, benefits, a GI comparison tool and more!

Program Advantages

  • Study with other veterans and active military members: A lock-step approach promotes an esprit de corps. We will host several events to bring the group together.
  • Affordability: A&M-Commerce offers one of the most affordable MBA options in Texas, and you can utilize your VA benefits to help cover the cost.
  • Use of military experience: Courses will be taught with the understanding that many concepts have already been learned in the military but need to be recontextualized for the business landscape.
  • Job placement services: Prior to graduation, we will host a job fair with military recruiters and a networking event with military veteran alumni to help with career advancement and job placement.
  • In-person and online courses: Active military personnel and veterans may choose from face-to-face classes at our new Dallas site (8750 North Central Expressway) or online classes. All classes will be presented in a hybrid format, allowing students to attend class in person or online.
  • Large alumni network: A&M Commerce is a 135-year-old institution with a large alumni family that is willing to help graduates find jobs.
  • Diverse faculty (veteran, corporate and academic): The faculty teaching in this program are a mix of veterans, professionals with corporate experience and researchers, providing students a comprehensive educational experience.
  • Personal touch: We intend to keep this cohort relatively small and tight-knit to ensure optimal learning and engagement.

Use Your Military Benefits

The tuition and fees for a graduate student in the College of Business taking nine credit hours is $3,820 for a Texas resident and $7,500 for a non-resident. You can utilize your military benefits to pay for the program. If you have questions about your benefits our how we can assist you, contact [email protected]


Your Path to Becoming a Lion


Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Note: The GRE or GMAT is not required to be accepted into this program.

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, 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
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.

  • 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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Prerequisite 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)

*Note, this course must be taken prior to the start of the Fall 2022 semester so that all students are at the same level when the cohort begins.

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


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

  • 2 Courses from COB Catalog

Note: These elective courses will not be taken with your cohort to offer you the flexibility to customize/tailor your program.

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

General Course Sequence

MKT 521
Marketing Management*
Blended (Tuesday Nights, 6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.)
ACCT 525
Advanced Managerial Accounting*
Online (Synchronous, Thursday Nights)
BUSA 511 Analytics for Managers28446, 26260, 2685951393, 42206
ECO 562 Managerial Economics24403, 2440150006, 41004
FIN 504 Financial Management28182, 28181, 2807140007
MGT 527 Strategic Management28305, 24753, 2474940072


  • In-person (blended) classes are scheduled for Tuesday nights, 6:15pm at the Dallas campus or online via zoom synchronously if you are out of the area.
  • Veteran students register for specific sections designated as “Veterans Only”.
  • *Required classes to be considered part of the MBA for Veterans.
  • MGT 527 is considered the capstone course and should be taken near the end of the program. It also includes the comprehensive exam.
  • ACCT 525 Advanced Managerial Accounting will be the only veteran-only course taught synchronously online.
  • Students can take any non-veteran face-to-face or on-line classes to complete degree requirements. Follow your degreeworks.
  • Students can contact their graduate enrollment specialist [email protected] if exceptions to the schedule above are needed.
  • Prerequisite ECO 502 should be completed as early in your schedule if needed. This can be waived by an undergraduate statistics class or testing out.

Contact Us

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