Commerce College of Business – Texas A&M University

Texas A&M Full-Time MBA Program Structure

The Texas A&M full-time MBA program at the Commerce College of Business is a 30 credit hour program. Students without an undergraduate background in business may be required to take up to six additional prerequisite courses. Students that are required to complete these courses will expand their credit requirement up to 48 hours. Students complete 10 courses for the program. The Texas A&M full-time MBA can be completed on campus or online. Students also have an option to complete a minor along with the MBA by completing two required elective courses in the same area of concentration.

Curriculum

Students in the Texas A&M full-time MBA complete six courses as part of the managerial component of the program, two information analysis courses and two electives. Elective courses cover a wide variety of topics within the business management field. Students can complete a minor with the MBA by completing both elective courses in a particular area such as accounting, economics, finance, financial planning, international business or marketing. Not all minors can be completed in the online format.

Class Profile

The most recent full-time MBA cohort at the Commerce College of Business featured 987 students.

Careers

The Texas A&M full-time MBA prepares students for advanced management positions in a variety of fields.

Commerce students also have access to the office of Career Development on campus. Career Development offers students special events such as networking nights, job shadow programs, business etiquette dinners, career fairs and job search workshops. The CD can also help students with resume and cover letter consultation, LinkedIn consultation, mock interviews, career assessment and counseling and employment applications.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The estimated program cost for Texas residents is $420 per credit hour and $780 per credit hour for non-Texas residents. Texas A&M College – Commerce offers an tuition program that locks in a student’s tuition from the time they begin a program to the time they graduate. These costs do not include housing, transportation, course materials or other fees that students may encounter during the program. All business students are required to pay an additional $25 fee per credit hour to attend the business school.

Financial aid is available for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree. Students in any post-bachelor’s program must be enrolled in at least six hours to be eligible for financial aid. Students seeking federal financial aid for the program must complete the FAFSA form. Grants and other financial awards from the federal and state government are also available.

Texas A&M – Commerce also accepts private loans, federal student loans and outside scholarship awards to cover the cost of tuition.

Prospective students who need more information about financial aid and tuition payment options can contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at FAO.Web@tamuc.edu or by phone at 903-886-5096.

Admissions Procedures

Texas A&M – Commerce does not require GRE/GMAT scores from students who have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or higher for their undergraduate degree. There is no work experience required for the MBA program.

To be considered for admission, students must complete the online application form, which includes biographical information, educational background, residency information, employer or academic references and a completed essay with a statement of purpose for applying to the program. Applicants must also provide the admissions office with all official transcripts and official GRE/GMAT scores (if GPA for undergraduate is below 3.0). Applicants must also pay a $50 application fee.

Application Deadlines

Texas A&M – Commerce operates its graduate admissions on a rolling basis. Students in the U.S. can submit their application at any time. International students have to meet certain deadlines.

For international applicants who want to be considered for spring, the deadline is October 1. To be considered for summer, the deadline is March 15. To be considered for fall, the deadline is June 1.