Online Pathways MBA

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Overview

The Master of Business Administration program (Online Pathways MBA) is designed to prepare students for management positions in business, government, and non-profit organizations. The MBA program requires a student to successfully complete 31 semester credit hours.

A total of 6 credit hours (or two courses with grade of ‘B’ or better) may be allowed to transfer into this program within the College of Business.

Contact Information

Dr. Josephine Sosa-Fey
Associate Dean for Academic Programs
 

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Online Pathways MBA program requires a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.

Applicants with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution: Equal to or greater than 2.5 overall or equal to or greater than 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours.

 Admitted Online Pathways MBA students are required to take two preparation courses a week prior to the start date of the Fall semester. 

Applicants must submit (1) curriculum vitae or resume, (2) one-page essay on student’s aspirations and the reason student wants to complete the MBA program, (3) One letter of recommendation, (4) Official Transcript(s) from each degree awarded institution.

Graduate Admissions Required Test Scores

The required GMAT Score is 450 or an equivalent GRE score of 298 will also suffice . Texas A&M University-San Antonio Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) code: 7B7-9D-05. International applicants in addition must submit a satisfactory TOEFL score in order to be considered for admission. [Currently students are exempted from providing a GMAT or GRE score].

Application Instructions 

Complete the GradCAS application and submit the appropriate fees and required documentation. Request official e-transcripts from all US institutions attended, and this has to be sent to GradCAS through the GradCAS online order portal. If your institution does not have official e-transcripts available they can be mailed to the GradCAS processing center. 

GradCas Link: Apply | GradCAS (liaisoncas.org)
For questions or assistance, email:
mba@tamusa.edu 

*Failure to list all colleges and universities on your application will delay processing for admission. **Official transcripts must be sent to GradCAS. ***Do not send transcripts to Texas A&M - San Antonio.

Credentialing reports of transcripts from all foreign institutions can be sent electronically through the World Education Services (WES) link in the Academic History section of the application or by mail if using another credentialing agency.

Admission Deadlines  Fall 2022

Deadline Date
Priority 2/1/2022
Regular 5/20/2022
Late 7/15/2022

Curricula

The program consists of 25 semester credit hours of required MBA core courses and six semester credit hours of graduate business electives.

Required MBA Core Courses
ACCT 5000Preparatory Course in Accounting0.0
ECON 5000Preparatory Course in Economics0
ACCT 5311Managerial Accounting3
CISA 5309Computer Tech Applications3
ECON 5329Managerial Economics3
FINC 5331Managerial Finance3
MGMT 5322Seminar in Management3
QMBS 5337Managerial Bus Statistics3
MKTG 5361Seminar in Marketing3
BUAD 5135Business Capstone Lab 11
MGMT 5335Advanced Business Policy 13
Subtotal:25
Electives Courses
Select any 53XX level course (excluding MBA Core Course) listed in the College of Business section of this catalog for which the student has the appropriate prerequisites.6
Total Credits31
1

Must be taken during the last semester of the MBA program

Plan of Study

Pathway A

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredits
MGMT 5322 Seminar in Management 3
ACCT 5311 Managerial Accounting 3
Graduate Business Elective 3
 Credits9
Second Semester
ECON 5329 Managerial Economics 3
MKTG 5361 Seminar in Marketing 3
FINC 5331 Managerial Finance 3
 Credits9
Third Semester
QMBS 5337 Managerial Bus Statistics 3
CISA 5309 Computer Tech Applications 3
Graduate Business Elective 3
 Credits9
Second Year
First Semester
MGMT 5335 Advanced Business Policy 3
BUAD 5135 Business Capstone Lab 1
 Credits4
 Total Credits31

PATHWAY B                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredits
MGMT 5322 Seminar in Management 3
ACCT 5311 Managerial Accounting 3
 Credits6
Second Semester
CISA 5309 Computer Tech Applications 3
MKTG 5361 Seminar in Marketing 3
 Credits6
Third Semester
FINC 5331 Managerial Finance 3
Graduate Business Elective 3
 Credits6
Second Year
First Semester
ECON 5329 Managerial Economics 3
Graduate Business Elective 3
 Credits6
Second Semester
QMBS 5337 Managerial Bus Statistics 3
MGMT 5335 Advanced Business Policy 3
BUAD 5135 Business Capstone Lab 1
 Credits7
 Total Credits31

PATHWAY C                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredits
MGMT 5322 Seminar in Management 3
ACCT 5311 Managerial Accounting 3
 Credits6
Second Semester
CISA 5309 Computer Tech Applications 3
MKTG 5361 Seminar in Marketing 3
 Credits6
Third Semester
FINC 5331 Managerial Finance 3
Graduate Business Elective 3
 Credits6
Second Year
First Semester
ECON 5329 Managerial Economics 3
 Credits3
Second Semester
QMBS 5337 Managerial Bus Statistics 3
Graduate Business Elective 3
 Credits6
Third Semester
MGMT 5335 Advanced Business Policy 3
BUAD 5135 Business Capstone Lab 1
 Credits4
 Total Credits31