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2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.


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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

About the Business Administration Master’s Program

The MBA program provides a broad background in business with particular emphasis on developing managerial perspective, analytical tools, and business skills. The Rawls College of Business provides Microsoft Office Excel Specialist certification. This certification is required for graduation. The 42-hour program is AACSB accredited and may be completed in one of four formats:

STEM MBA: In this lock-step format, students may choose to complete the program in 12 or 24 months. They are required to complete the STEM concentration.

Online MBA: In this flexible format, students may choose to complete the program in as few as 12 months. Students may choose to add an additional concentration in Information Technology or Marketing Analytics

Professional MBA: In this lock-step format, students complete the program in 2 years. Students may choose to add an additional concentration in Big Data Strategy or Energy Business

Dual MBA: Format and time to completion vary per primary program. 

 

All MBA programs are lock-step; please work with the MBA advisor for course scheduling.

Contact: 806.742.3184 | More Information | RawlsGrad@ttu.edu

MBA Concentrations

STEM Concentration

The 6-Hour STEM concentration Introduces business application in STEM-related industries. Students with STEM backgrounds will be able to apply concepts to STEM-related jobs.

 

  • MKT 5381 - STEM Theories in Business 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • BA 5322 - Technology Commercialization 3 Semester Credit Hours

Concentration in Information Technology

The 9-Hour IT concentration introduces IT courses relevant for managers working in the IT industry. Students desire to work in the IT field after earning an MBA will benefit from this concentration.

  • ISQS 6338 - Database Concepts 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ISQS 6339 - Business Intelligence 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ISQS 5350 - Project Management 3 Semester Credit Hours

Concentration in Healthcare Organization Management

The 6-Hour Healthcare Organization Management concentration introduces courses relevant for managers working in the Healthcare industry. Students desire to work in the Healthcare field after earning their MBA will benefit from this concentration.

  • HOM 5306 - HOM I: Introduction to Healthcare Systems 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • HOM 5307 - Managing Healthcare Organizations 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • HOM 5308 - Healthcare Operations Management and Quality 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • HOM 5309 - HOM IV: Integrated Healthcare Operations 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • HOM 5382 - Field Experience in HOM 3 Semester Credit Hours

Marketing Analytics Concentration

The 9-Hour Marketing Analytics concentration introduces Analytics courses relevant for managers working in industry. Students who desire to work in Marketing after earning an MBA will benefit from this concentration.

  • MKT 5373 - Market Forecasting Analytics 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • MKT 5374 - Consumer and Big Data Analytics 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • MKT 5369 - Marketing Analytics Basics 3 Semester Credit Hours

Big Data Strategy Concentration

The 12-Hour Big Data Strategy concentration introduces courses relevant for students who desire to manage and analyze business data using information technology tools and quantitative methods with the objective of optimizing business processes.

 

  • MKT 5369 - Marketing Analytics Basics 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ISQS 6339 - Business Intelligence 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ISQS 6347 - Machine Learning 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ISQS 5341 - Big Data Strategy 3 Semester Credit Hours

 

Energy Business Concentration

The Energy Business concentration is available for Rawls Professional MBA program only. BECO 5310 is a pre-req to taking this concentration.

The 12-Hour Energy Business concentration introduces courses relevant for students working in the Energy industry. Professional MBA students currently working in or who desire to work in the Energy field will benefit from this concentration.

  • ENCO 5301 - Structure and Function of the Modern Energy Industry 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ENCO 5315 - International Energy Policy and Law 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ENCO 5321 - Energy Markets 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ENCO 5365 - Energy Project Evaluation and Finance 3 Semester Credit Hours

About the Business Administration Master’s Program


The MBA program provides a broad background in business with particular emphasis on developing managerial perspective, analytical tools, and business skills. The Rawls College of Business provides Microsoft Office Excel Specialist certification. This certification is required for graduation. The 42-hour program is AACSB accredited and may be completed in one of four formats:

STEM MBA: In this lock-step format, students may choose to complete the program in 12 or 24 months. They are required to complete the STEM concentration.

Online MBA: In this flexible format, students may choose to complete the program in as few as 12 months. Students may choose to add an additional concentration in Information Technology or Marketing Analytics.

Professional MBA: In this lock-step format, students complete the program in 2 years. Students may choose to add an additional concentration in Big Data Strategy or Energy Business.

Dual MBA: Format and time to completion vary per primary program.

 

All MBA programs are lock-step; please work with the MBA advisor for course scheduling.

Contact: 806.742.3184 | More InformationRawlsGrad@ttu.edu

 


 

MBA Concentrations


STEM Concentration


Students opting to earn a STEM concentration will select two classes out of the following STEM-related courses: MKT 5381 , MKT 5353 , MKT 5373 , or BA 5322 . Students will be able to apply these course to their STEM related jobs.

Information Technology Concentration


The 9-Hour IT concentration introduces IT courses relevant for managers working in the IT industry. Students desire to work in the IT field after earning an MBA will benefit from this concentration.

Healthcare Organization Management Concentration


The 6-Hour Healthcare Organization Management concentration introduces courses relevant for managers working in the Healthcare industry. Students desire to work in the Healthcare field after earning their MBA will benefit from this concentration.

Marketing Analytics Concentration


The 9-Hour Marketing Analytics concentration introduces Analytics courses relevant for managers working in industry. Students who desire to work in Marketing after earning an MBA will benefit from this concentration.

Big Data Strategy Concentration


The 12-Hour Big Data Strategy concentration introduces courses relevant for students who desire to manage and analyze business data using information technology tools and quantitative methods with the objective of optimizing business processes.

Energy Business Concentration


The Energy Business concentration is available for Rawls Professional MBA program only. BECO 5310  is a pre-req to taking this concentration.

The 12-Hour Energy Business concentration introduces courses relevant for students working in the Energy industry. Professional MBA students currently working in or who desire to work in the Energy field will benefit from this concentration.

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