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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Please read the admission guidelines for the program in which you are interested. For specific questions or more details, view our Admission FAQs.

Program-Specific Requirements

Master of Business Administration (including Concentrations)

  • Application for admission
  • Application fee ($50 domestic/$70 international)
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or equivalent college or university. Applicants applying for this program must have at least a GPA of 3.0 in their last 60 hours. Note: a GPA in the last 60 hours of at least 3.0 is preferred. However, students with a last 60 hours GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 are also encouraged to apply.
    • The program admissions committee may require a face-to-face or video conference interview prior to finalizing the admissions decision for applicants not meeting the 3.0 GPA requirement.
  • Submit official Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. Generally, GMAT and GRE scores will not be accepted if over five years old. The school code for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is 6849.
    • The program admissions committee will waive the GMAT requirement for students with a 3.0 GPA or better in the last 60 hours AND a grade of B or better earned in college algebra or a higher level math course

      OR
    • An earned master's degree AND a grade of B or better earned in college algebra or a higher level math course.
  • Submit current resume.
  • Submit essay describing professional and educational goals in at least 500 words.
  • Submit official transcripts documenting all undergraduate and graduate course work taken at any accredited college or university attended. Official transcripts must be sent directly to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi from the granting institutions.
    • Any and all official transcripts must be sent to the College of Graduate Studies Office: Office of Recruitment and Admissions
      Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
      6300 Ocean Drive, Unit # 5774
      Student Services Center 101
      Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5774
  • MBA Transfer Credit Policy - A student may transfer up to 9 semester hours of graduate credit [advanced courses only] from another AACSB university with the permission of the Director of Master's Programs, if it is determined appropriate to the degree being sought. Graduate coursework transferred from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education prior to acceptance cannot be older than seven years at the time the master's degree is awarded. Credit to be earned at other institutions after acceptance in the graduate program must be taken at an AACSB accredited program and approved in advance. Approval is granted at the discretion of the Director of Master's Programs.

If you have submitted an application for the online program and prefer to change your entry term, please complete the Change Term of Entry form and email to gradweb@tamucc.edu or fax to (361) 825-2755. Applicants may request a change of term once a year. All additional requests will require a new application fee.

All admissions documents can be sent to the Graduate Studies Office via email (gradweb@tamucc.edu) or to:

Office of Recruitment and Admissions
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit # 5774
Student Services Center 101
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5774

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