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Degrees Explained

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science (B.A.A.S.) and Texas Affordable Baccalaureate (TAB) programs are for students who have completed technical/occupational specializations from community colleges, technical schools, military schools, etc.

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A). programs explore each aspect of operating a business, including the functional areas of accounting, finance, marketing, etc.

The graduate MBA is a broad-based advanced business program for students interested in advancing their careers.

The Master of Science (M.S). in Human Resource Management is more targeted for career advancement in that field.

Programs Offered

The Department of Management offers degrees in the following areas:


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

  • GM Financial
  • American Amicable Life Insurance
  • McKethan Espinoza Law Firm
  • 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


  • 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

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