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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

 

Available 100% Online

GMAT Waiver offered

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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 #75 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 #54 program (out of over 330) overall and the second highest rated regional university in the West for 2020 .  The programs was also ranked #7 by U.S. News & World Report for affordability. The Princeton Review  ranks the online MBA program at WT #23 in 2020. 

Program Details

The MBA Program offers five specializations and is available as 100% online asynchronous courses to meet the degree requirements. Students that do not want to complete their entire program online are welcome to complete some courses on campus in addition to the online mode.

Our MBA program is designed for full time employed professionals allowing up to six years for completion to complement your work-life balance, however most students complete the program in a two year period. Students can choose their course load each semester within five semesters each year:

  • Fall - Last week of August through the end of November, 14 weeks
  • Winter Intersession - Mid-December to beginning of January, 4 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

LEVELING COURSES -  0 - 9 HOURS

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: FIN 6300, ACCT 6300, CIDM 6300.

MBA CORE COURSES - 28 HOURS 

Courses in the MBA Core will cover the following topics: 

  • Accounting
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Computer Application & Technology
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing
  • Economic Theory
  • Management
  • Business Integration
  • International Business

MBA COURSES FOR SPECIALIZATIONS - 3 to 9 HOURS

See details below. 

REQUIRED CAPSTONE

BUSI 6105 - MBA Portfolio

Available Specializations

Students in the MBA program have the option to earn a general MBA or to specialize in Computer Information Systems, Healthcare Management, Management, or Marketing. Students interested in an Accounting concentration should consider the MPA program while those interested in an Economics or Finance concentration are encouraged to consider the MSFE program.

General MBA  
Computer Information Systems  
Healthcare Management  
Management  
Marketing  

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, COBGrad@wtamu.edu. 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 Introductory Videos

You can view course introductory videos for some of our graduate courses on our Graduate Course Schedule 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
Email:  COBGrad@wtamu.edu
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Classroom Center 216 | West Texas A&M University | WTAMU Box 60768 | Canyon, Texas 79016 | (806) 651-2530