Committed to student success, community leadership, and academic excellence, Texas A&M University-Texarkana offers a first-rate education, a close-knit academic community, outstanding faculty, small classes, and personalized attention. The SACSCOC accredits this comprehensive regional university. It comprises the two colleges: Arts, Sciences, and Education and Business, Engineering, and Technology. Students choose from 20 undergraduate and 16 graduate programs, including an online MBA.
At the AACSB-accredited College of Business, Engineering, and Technology, students receive globally-recognized degrees that instill essential business skills in communication, business ethics, and critical thinking. It has been “placing students at the forefront of business” since 1971. In addition to academic instruction, students are given opportunities to engage with the community while the faculty help develop respected entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. Undergraduate, graduate, and business certificate programs are completed face-to-face, in a web-enhanced (hybrid) format, or online.
Business undergraduate degrees are in Accounting and Business Administration. Business Administration majors can choose a concentration in Finance, Management Information Systems, Sports Management, Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing, or Supply Chain Management. There is also an HR SHRM Certification 12-week program for those interested in Human Resource Management.
Business certificate programs are in Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, Taxation, Finance, Leadership & Management, and Supply Chain Management, both online and on-campus. Graduate studies include a Master of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration. The MBA is a hybrid program and provides the option of four concentrations.
Online MBA Requirements
Coursework for the 30-credit hour Online MBA is offered in a hybrid format, with classes and coursework being completed online and face-to-face in the evening hours. This format provides flexibility and affordability. Utilizing the web-based learning system – Blackboard – students can access coursework online when their schedule allows. TAMUT works with local businesses to make sure they are teaching current, and future business needs to best prepare graduates for career success. Concentration options include Management, Supply Chain Management, Information Technology, and Energy Leadership.
Possible “Leveling Courses” for those without sufficient business background include History of Economic Thought, Accounting for Managers, and Finance for Managers. Core courses are Macroeconomic Theory & Policy, Managerial Policy & Strategy, Administrative Controls, and Organizational Behavior. Courses required for the MBA in Management are Strategic Planning, International Business, Managerial Finance, Leadership in Management, Marketing Management, and one elective course.
As for the MBA in Supply Chain Management, courses include International Business, Supply Chain Management Systems, Marketing Management, Logistics & Transportation Management, Purchasing & Quality Management, and one elective course. Various courses required for the Energy Leadership MBA and Information Technology MBA are Managerial Finance for Energy Professionals, Risk Management in the Energy Industry, Marketing Management, International Business, Technology Project Management, Cybersecurity, and Supply Chain Management Systems.
Applicants must submit a one to two-page letter of intent/interest explaining why they want to pursue this degree and some of their life stories. Along with the application, you must submit a resume, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and GMAT scores (waivers available).