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Undergraduate Programs:

1Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) programs explore each aspect of operating a business, including the functional areas of management, human resource management, or international business, etc.

2The Bachelor of Science (BSAS) and the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science (BAAS) programs are for students who have completed technical or occupational specializations from community colleges, technical schools, military schools, etc.

Graduate Programs:

See the College of Graduate Studies (COGS) Graduate Studies Presentation Library of webinars about Graduate programs. For additional navigation to the presentation library, see the COGS presentation library flyer. 

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  • This program includes a variety of specialized concentrations. More information about select concentrations are provided in the flyers. All concentrations can be viewed on the program page.

More about our programs

Beyond the basics of management, the coursework offers the learner the opportunity to study any number of timely topics, including Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Project Management, and International Management. These courses provide a diverse and rich development experience utilizing case analysis, research projects, team-based active learning, and projects in addition to traditional classroom lectures and discussions. 

The key to any of our programs is engagement by you. Engage, and you will thrive in this focused environment. The robust curriculum will equip you with the skill-sets needed to enter the future workplace and rise to its challenges. We are seeking individuals interested in becoming the next generation leader. Explore our degree options using the links above and see the information flyers for select specialty graduate programs.

Student Resources


  • Project Manager
  • Compliance Specialist
  • Senior Business Systems Analyst
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Distribution/Warehouse Manager
  • Payroll Coordinator
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Senior Operations Manager
  • Consumer Lender


Average starting salaries for graduating students were:

  • Applied Science (B.S.): $56,214
  • Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program (TAB): No data reported.
  • Business (B.A.A.S.): $50,928
  • General Business (B.B.A.): $50,000
  • Human Resources Management (B.B.A.): $50,000
  • International Business (B.B.A.): No data reported.
  • Management (B.B.A.): $43,875
  • Business Administration (MBA): $77,198
  • Human Resources Management (M.S.): $60,215


Students from our department surveyed just prior to graduation reported employment with:

  • GM Financial
  • American Amicable Life Ins.
  • McKethan Espinoza Law
  • Frost Bank
  • ANA Marketing Group
  • Comerica Bank
  • PJC Investments
  • State Farm
  • Amazon
  • Southwest Airline
  • Bank of America
  • First Financial Bank
  • Royal Caribbean
  • BBVA Compass
  • Texas Health Resources

*Source: The self-reported, first destination survey was administered over each graduation term in Spring, Summer and Fall 2018.

Contact Us

Main Office

Box T-0330 Stephenville, TX 76402

Business Building, Room 130

Phone: 254-968-9098

Fax: 254-968-9737