Mays Business School – Texas A&M University

Texas A&M Executive MBA Program Structure

The Executive MBA Program from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University is a rigorous program designed for executive and business professionals. The program begins with a new class of participants each August. Classes meet Friday and Saturday of alternating weekends 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at CityCentre. Participants complete 45 credits taught over a two-year period. The program requires 18 months of attendance during the fall and spring semesters. No meetings are held during the summer months.

Curriculum

Participants in the Texas A&M Executive MBA program at Mays School of Business must complete 45 credit hours in the major disciplines of business, leadership, and communication.

Participants must also participate in Residency Week. It takes place at Mays Business School on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. During Residency Week, participants complete the first series of program modules. Residency Week also includes professional competency modules on business communication, team building and self-assessment. These sessions introduce the skill sets that are enhanced and developed throughout the program’s four semesters.

Another critical component of the Executive MBA Program is the Capstone Project. Throughout the course of the whole program students will work with their organization to come up with a solution to address a particular problem or concern. The Capstone Project requires each participant to use their business knowledge and leadership skills to tackle an important challenge facing their company or organization.

Class Profile

There are 44 students in the current Texas A&M Executive MBA program at Mays. The average age of participants is 40, with 15.2 years of professional working experience and 10.7 years of managerial responsibility experience. Seventeen percent of students hold advanced degrees and 22 percent percent are Texas A&M alumni.

Careers

Texas A&M Executive MBA program participants have access to variety of career services geared toward the needs of professionals at their level. A coordinated suite of resources including self-assessment tools, executive coaching, and career management seminars provides participants with tools to use their education to advance their career. Career resources include executive coaching and career management workshops in successful networking and business communication.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The program cost for the class beginning in August 2017 is $89,500 for Texas residents. The program cost includes: Texas A&M graduate tuition and fees, all required program materials, residency week costs and Washington campus seminar and hotel costs in Washington DC.

Texas A&M University provides opportunities to qualify for student loans to fund any portion of your Executive MBA program costs, which are not funded by your employer.

Admissions Procedures

In order to be considered for admission, applicants must be employed full-time upon submission of an application and the beginning of the coursework, have at least ten years of professional work experience with at least seven years of progressive and significant managerial responsibilities and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.

Qualifying applicants must complete an online application, answer essay questions, pay an application fee, provide scanned copies of transcripts, provide two letters of recommendation, provide a copy of their professional resume, and provide a letter of organizational commitment. Applying candidates are not required to submit either GRE or GMAT scores upon submission.

Application Deadlines

Fall 2018 deadlines for the Texas A&M Mays Executive MBA program are as follows:

November 8, 2017
February 14, 2018
April 11, 2018
June 6, 2018