Jesse H. Jones School of Business – Texas Southern University

Texas Southern Executive MBA Program Structure

The Texas Southern Executive MBA Program at the Jesse H. Jones School of Business is offered for mid-career professionals exclusively online. Students in the program must complete nine core courses and three specialized energy finance courses. The program takes two years to complete. Students follow a lock-step cohort structure of the program. Students in the program typically participate in two classes (six credit hours) per semester for six semesters.

The University uses Blackboard Academic Suites as the Learning Management System for this online program. These learning management systems include virtual classrooms, live chats, online lectures, online discussions and teleconferencing.

Curriculum

The Texas Southern Executive MBA Program at the Jesse H. Jones School of Business is offered for mid-career professionals exclusively online. Students in the program must complete nine core courses and three specialized energy finance courses. The program takes two years to complete. Students follow a lock-step cohort structure of the program. Students in the program typically participate in two classes (six credit hours) per semester for six semesters.

The University uses Blackboard Academic Suites as the Learning Management System for this online program. These learning management systems include virtual classrooms, live chats, online lectures, online discussions and teleconferencing.

Class Profile

There are currently 130 students enrolled in the Texas Southern Executive MBA program offered by the Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University. The average age of students entering the program is 38. More than 90% of students enrolled in the EMBA program at Jones are identified as minority students, with 89% of students identifying as Black or African American. More than 50% of students in the program are women and only 2% are international students.

Careers

Students enrolled in the Texas Southern Executive MBA program are typically employed already in the business management sector and are being prepared to excel in their careers through leadership and management training. Students who elect to complete the Energy Finance concentration are prepared for a management position in the energy sector.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The cost of the program is $36,000. This is divided into $6,000 per term. The tuition costs cover the costs of books and course materials and the costs for the International Business trip.

Federal financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Federal assistance includes federal loans and grants. The Jones School of Business also accepts personal loans and financing.

Admissions Procedures

Admission for the online EMBA program requires a minimum of five years of significant management experience and a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university or college. In order to be considered for admission, prospective students must submit a completed application and all supporting documents. Students must also be able to provide evidence of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Supporting documents necessary for applications are, official transcripts from undergraduate work, a two-page career objective essay, two letters of recommendation and a current resume, along with a one-time $50 application fee. GMAT scores will be waived in place of significant professional working experience. The Jesse H. Jones School of Business reviews all applications for admission.

Non-native English speaking international applicants must submit an affidavit of support, transcripts, and either a TOEFL score of 79 for the online test, 550 on the paper test, or 213 on the computer test.

Application Deadlines

The deadline dates are as follows:

  • Fall Semester – July 15
  • Spring Semester – November 15
  • Summer Semester – May 1