Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Computer Information Systems

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The MBA Program at West Texas A&M University offers a variety of options for students seeking a professional business degree from a program with AACSB accreditation. The MBA program at West Texas A&M University has been recognized with distinction by TFE Times as the only regional program in the Southwest to earn a top 100 ranking.  At a ranking of #69 overall, the West Texas A&M University MBA program is the highest rated regional university in the Southwest. This places the program in the top two percent overall.  The online MBA program at West Texas A&M University was ranked by U.S. News & World Report  as the #65 program (out of over 330) overall and the second highest rated regional university in the West for 2023.  The program was also ranked #42 by U.S. News & World Report for best online MBA for Veterans. The Princeton Review  ranks the online MBA program at WT #20 in 2023. 

Program Details

Our MBA in Computer Information Systems is designed for full-time employed professionals who are looking for a program that allows flexibility to complement their work-life balance. Students can complete the MBA program 100% online through our asynchronous courses. For students that do not want to complete the entire program online, we do offer some of the courses on campus.

Student are allowed up to six years to complete the program, however most students graduate within a two year period. Students can choose their course load each semester within four semesters each year:

  • Fall - Last week of August through the end of November, 14 weeks
  • Spring - Mid-January through the end of April, 14 weeks
  • Summer 1 - Beginning of June through the first week of July
  • Summer 2 - Second week of July through the third week of August


Degree Requirements

The MBA in Computer Information Systems consists of 37-46 hours. This program is available to applicants with a four year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university.


Students seeking an MBA degree must first establish proficiency in Finance, Accounting, and Statistics. This proficiency may be established by courses taken in an undergraduate program, by completing advanced standing examinations in these areas, or by taking the following courses: ACCT 6300, CIDM 6300, FIN 6300.


Accounting (Choose one)

ACCT 6305 - Accounting for Decision Making
ACCT 6306 - Seminar in Accounting Theory
ACCT 6370 - Accounting in Health Care Organizations

Quantitative Analysis (Choose one)

CIDM 6305 - Quantitative Analysis in Business
CIDM/ECON 6308 - Seminar in Data Analytics
CIDM 6320 - Econometrics

Computer Application & Technology (Choose one)

CIDM 6310 - Information Technology Management
CIDM 6311 - Social Network and Media Analysis
CIDM 6350 - Data and Information Management

Corporate Finance (Choose one)

FIN 6320 - Seminar in Finance
FIN 6370 - Financial Management of Health Care

Economic Theory (Choose one)

ECON 6305 - Seminar in Microeconomic Theory
ECON 6306 - Seminar in Macroeconomic Theory

Marketing (Choose one)

MKT 6340 - Seminar in Marketing
MKT 6352 - Seminar in Evolutionary Marketing
MKT 6356 - Marketing in the Age of Social Networks

Management (Choose one)

MGT 6334 - Seminar in Organizational Behavior
MGT 6345 - Seminar in Leadership

Business Integration (Choose one)

MGT 6318 - Strategic Management
MGT/CIDM 6390 - Project Management for the Enterprise
MKT 6348 - Seminar in Marketing Strategy

International Business (Choose one)

BUSI 6333 - Seminar in Intercultural Business Communication
ECON 6341 - Seminar in International Economics and Economic Development
FIN 6323 - Multinational Finance
MGT 5333 - Diversity and Cross-Cultural Management
MGT 6330 - Seminar in International Management
MGT 6331 - International Human Resource Management
MGT 6338 - Cultural Intelligence
MKT 6319 - Seminar in International Business and Marketing Strategy

Capstone Course (Choose one) 

BUSI 6105 - MBA Portfolio (1 hour)
BUSI 6360 - Research Methods in Business and Economics (3 hours)


Students will take nine semester hours of CIDM courses, which must include six hours from: 

CIDM 5310 - Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems
CIDM 6311 - Social Network and Media Analysis
CIDM 6325 - Electronic Commerce and Web Development
CIDM 6330 - Software Engineering and Systems Development
CIDM 6340 - Networking Management and Information Security
CIDM 6341 - Current Issues in Cybersecurity
CIDM 6350 - Data and Information Management
CIDM 6355 - Data Mining Methods
CIDM 6363 - Enterprise Process Management

Receive Your Personalized Plan of Study

For more information about specific courses you would be taking, request a Personalized Plan of Study by e-mailing your resume/cv and your unofficial transcripts/mark sheets to the Graduate Business Office, The unofficial transcripts/mark sheets must show university name, GPA, and conferred degree.

If your transcripts are from a foreign university, please send official evaluated transcripts via one of the listed Foreign Credential Evaluation Services, or contact the WTAMU International Student Office for more information regarding international student admissions.

Course Overview Videos

You can view course overview videos for some of our graduate courses on our Graduate Course Overview Video page. 

Learning Objectives for the MBA Program

The College of Business at West Texas A&M University seeks to prepare students in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program for careers in business and to foster their professional growth and advancement via the key learning goals. The key learning goals for the MBA are as follows.

Goal 1 - Professional Communication  
Goal 2 - Leadership  
Goal 3 - Business Environment  
Goal 4 - Business Integration  

Apply Now

Go to our Graduate Application Process page for more information about how to apply.

Contact Information

Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business
Office of Graduate Business Programs
Phone:  (806) 651-2500
Classroom Center 216 | West Texas A&M University | WTAMU Box 60768 | Canyon, Texas 79016 | (806) 651-2530