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Estimated Completion

30 credit hours (18+ months)

Application Process

  1. Admission to Tarleton State University – Graduate Studies

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M.B.A.

Overview

This degree seeks to develop students' leadership, decision-making, and critical-thinking abilities in the functional areas of business, such as:

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Business Strategy

Faculty members in the College of Business Administration prepare M.B.A. students for the current job market, as well as help them develop the skills necessary to compete effectively in the Business Industry worldwide.

Designed With You in Mind

The M.B.A. degree program is designed for hardworking individuals who wish to complete a broad business-based academic experience that will:

  • Prepare them for advancement in the workplace.
  • Provide them with the skills and tools needed for any changes in their career path.
  • Provide them with the skills needed to become an effective leader in Global Business.

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Career Opportunities

This degree is designed to maximize each student's potential in the functional areas of business, and opens the door to many different career options, including:

  • Accountant
  • Advertising Executive
  • Business Manager
  • CEO
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Real Experience

This degree program offers a variety of hands-on experience through student organizations and study abroad programs, such as:

  • Delta Mu Delta
  • The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO)
  • Trips to Ireland, Austria, or Italy
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Career Services

Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:

  • Career counseling and My Plan
  • DEI - Delta Epsilon Iota, Career Services Honor Society
  • Hire A Texan - Online Job Board
  • Mock interviews
  • Resume assistance

And much more!

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Program Objectives

The M.B.A. program at Tarleton State University is designed to:

  • Assist students in developing analytical and critical-thinking skills.
  • Develop students' leadership and decision-making abilities in all areas of business.
  • Prepare students to make decisions based on critical evaluation of real-life situations.

Coursework Highlights

Class Number Class Name
BUSI 5086 Business Problems
BUSI 5391 Seminar in Business
BUSI 5398 Business Research Methods
ACCT 5303 Accounting Management
BCIS 5311 Managing Information Systems
ECON 5308 Managerial Economics
FINC 5307 Financial Management
MGMT 5308 Marketing Management

Students will also need to take 6 credit hours of electives in order to complete the 30 hour program and meet curriculum requirements. View the MBA degree plan or view the academic catalog for more information.

Facilities and Features

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Society for Human Resource Management

The Tarleton University System Center - Cross Timbers SHRM chapter is affiliated nationally with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The chapter provides professional development, leadership and scholarship opportunities, as well as social and civic participative events. SHRM serves the needs of Human Resources Management professionals by providing essential and beneficial resources.

Delta Mu Delta members

Delta Mu Delta

Delta Mu Delta is an honor society for students who are pursuing a degree in any business-related area. Membership with this organization will provide lifetime recognition that is among the most prestigious affiliations business students can earn. Many campus chapters provide opportunities for members to meet with corporate leaders, which can lead to excellent networking opportunities and the discussion of current business issues.

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Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization

CEO is an organization with more than 500 chapters on campuses worldwide. As a student organization, CEO offers excellent networking opportunities and serves as an informational resource for prospective entrepreneurs.