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.
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
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 - 30 HOURS
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)
MBA COURSES FOR SPECIALIZATIONS - 3 to 9 HOURS
See details below.
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.
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.