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$18,252* Total Tuition
12-24 months Duration
36** Credit Hours
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Program Overview

Gain insights into our online International Business MBA

The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Online MBA in International Business is designed for working professionals. Advance your business career and increase salary potential in as few as 12 months with this AACSB-accredited master’s degree. You will graduate ready to lead teams and provide solutions that stem from cultural factors.

The core of this online MBA program provides invaluable business knowledge needed in advanced administrative and management roles. A concentration in international business elevates your capabilities and prepares you to excel in business on a global level. The four international business concentration courses include: International Economics, Multinational Finance, Multinational Management, and Marketing in the International Environment.

$18,240*

Total Tuition

12-24 months

Duration

36**

Credit Hours

This international business MBA online will enable you to:

  • Analyze international trade and how private agents react to changes in government policies
  • Make determinations based on exchange rates, capital flows, employment, prices, interest rates, and economic growth on an international level
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues from various cultures and improve your social awareness on global issues
  • Navigate corporate financial planning and decision-making in a multinational environment
  • Understand how firms operating outside the United States should consider political, social, and economic variables that impact marketing decisions
  • Analyze international trade and how private agents react to changes in government policies
  • Make determinations based on exchange rates, capital flows, employment, prices, interest rates, and economic growth on an international level
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues from various cultures and improve your social awareness on global issues
  • Navigate corporate financial planning and decision-making in a multinational environment
  • Understand how firms operating outside the United States should consider political, social, and economic variables that impact marketing decisions
  • Analyze international trade and how private agents react to changes in government policies
  • Make determinations based on exchange rates, capital flows, employment, prices, interest rates, and economic growth on an international level
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues from various cultures and improve your social awareness on global issues
  • Navigate corporate financial planning and decision-making in a multinational environment
  • Understand how firms operating outside the United States should consider political, social, and economic variables that impact marketing decisions

Multinational career opportunities:

  • International Trade Expert
  • Import Compliance Specialist
  • Marketing and Sales Director
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Supply Chain Management Director
  • International Trade Expert
  • Import Compliance Specialist
  • Marketing and Sales Director
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Supply Chain Management Director
AACSB Accredited logo or the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The College of Business at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The TAMU-CC College of Business is one of only 193 business schools worldwide holding dual accreditation in both business and accounting programs.

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Tuition

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The Online MBA – International Business program at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi provides an affordable pathway to earning a respected graduate degree. Tuition is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.

$18,252* Total Tuition
$1,306.61* Per Course

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Regents.

Additional Fees

Master's degrees require a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $50 for U.S. residents and $70 for international applicants. Applicants requesting to change term of entry to a future term, within the year, may request this change one time without submitting a new application fee.

A $50 late fee is assessed for tuition payments made after the deadline.

Courses may be subject to proctoring exams up to $75 plus late fees.

Financial Aid Can Help Pay Your Tuition

Scholarships and loans are available. The application period for the academic year began January 1st. The application is valid for Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. Complete the FAFSA, available online at Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Enter Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Federal School Code (011161) in Step 6 on the FAFSA form.

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial Aid Office
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Office of Student Financial Assistance
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5772
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5772

Phone: 361.825.2338
Fax: 361.825.6095
[email protected]

Veteran Affairs Contact & Benefit Information

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is committed to recruiting, retaining, and supporting active duty service members, veterans, and dependents to maintain a diverse and highly qualified student body, faculty, and staff. For additional information, please visit the Veterans Affairs Office site.

Veterans Affairs Office
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Veterans Affairs Office
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5775
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5775

Phone: 361.825.2331 or 361.825.3610
Fax: 361.825.2533

$18,252* Total Tuition
$1,521* Per Course

Sammi’s Online MBA Success Story

As I’ve progressed in my career, I understand the advantage I’ll have by continuing my education. It opens up a lot of doors for new opportunities.

Sammi Bivens, TAMU-CC Online MBA Graduate

Calendar

These are the important dates for our students

Take advantage of our flexible, 100% online format with 7-week courses and several start dates a year. You can start when it’s most convenient for you, and earn your Online MBA while you continue working.

8/2/24 Next Apply Date
8/26/24 Start Class
TermApplication DeadlineMissing Documents DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineCourse Start DateCourse End Date
Fall 18/2/248/14/248/23/248/19/248/26/2410/14/24
Fall 29/20/2410/3/2410/14/2410/8/2410/15/2412/4/24
Spring 112/1/2412/13/241/20/251/14/251/21/253/17/25
Spring 22/21/253/7/253/17/253/11/253/18/255/5/25
Summer 14/25/255/9/255/14/255/12/255/15/257/3/25

Dropping a Course While Remaining Enrolled in Other Courses

A student dropping a course or courses yet remaining enrolled in the University for at least one course on or before specified date may be subject to a 100% refund of applicable tuition and fees according to the schedule.

Withdrawing from All Courses for the Term

A student officially and completely withdrawing from the University during the semester may be subject to a refund of applicable tuition and fees according to the schedule.

A review of accounts is done at the conclusion of the withdrawal refund period to insure proper payment of tuition and fees. Refunds will be processed after each audit. Withdrawals are calculated based on the total tuition and fees, not the amount paid. Refunds are available in three forms: direct deposit, paper check or BankMobile Vibe account. To find out more information about the BankMobile Refund Process, go to BankMobile. Your billing, permanent and local addresses must be current in order to receive all vital information. Please update your addresses on SAIL or with the Registrar's Office.

8/2/24 Next Apply Date
8/26/24 Start Class
“My job requires me to not only travel locally and regionally but also internationally. So, I need to have that flexibility of still being able to stay on top of my coursework. I'm in multiple different time zones, but it doesn't prevent me from studying or keeping up with assignments and deadlines.”

Kim Andrew, TAMU-CC Online MBA Student

Admissions

Here's what you need to know before applying to the international business graduate program

Please review the admission guidelines for the Online MBA program below. For specific questions or more details, view our Admission FAQs.

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Bachelor's Degree
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GMAT may be waived based on GPA
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  • 3.0 GPA or above in the last 60 hours: No GMAT scores are required
  • 2.75 – 2.99 GPA in the last 60 hours: No GMAT scores are required and conditional admission will be granted
    • Students with a conditional admission will be required to earn at least a 3.0 GPA in their first three graduate courses to continue in the program
    • Enrollment in additional courses will not be allowed until acceptable GMAT scores are received
  • 2.5 – 2.749 GPA in the last 60 hours: GMAT scores will be required
    • School code is 6849. Generally, scores over 5 years old will not be accepted
  • Submit a nonrefundable application fee ($50 domestic / $70 international)
  • All admissions documents can be uploaded here
    • All official transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate coursework taken at any accredited college or university attended. These must be sent directly from the granting institution(s) to Recruitment and Admissions via email or to:

Office of Recruitment and Admissions
ATTN: Graduate 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 [email protected] or fax to (361) 825.5887. Applicants may request a change of term once a year. All additional requests will require a new application fee.

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Courses

Take a look at the online international business MBA curriculum

Our online MBA courses are structured to combine a business core with specialized curriculum to help you build on your understanding of global issues and decision-making in a multinational environment. You must complete 12 courses (36 credit hours) consisting of eight advanced MBA courses and four international business concentration courses.

Students who hold non-business undergraduate degrees may be required to take some or all of the following courses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Theoretical and applied facets of financial and managerial accounting for business. The course includes preparation and communication of financial information as well as the uses of accounting data in planning and controlling activities of business firms and other types of organizations.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of analytical methods useful for business and economic decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, inferential statistical methods, and decision analysis.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study for students with limited or no academic experience in finance. Helps to provide an understanding of the concepts of present value, funds flow analysis, cost of capital, capital budgeting, and valuation theories used in corporate finance.
Students must complete the following core courses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A graduate-level course in managerial micro economics focusing on the use of economic tools and concepts to assist managers in decision-making. Topics may include market demand and elasticity, demand estimation, production and cost functions, marginal analysis under various forms of market structure and game theory.

Learning Outcomes

  • From the firm’s management perspective to be able to effectively identify the market structure that the firm competes in and its primary and secondary competitors
  • Integrate the use of marginal analysis into the managerial decision-making process

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study of operations of manufacturing and service organizations. Introduction to operational design and control issues such as forecasting, capacity planning, facility location and layout, quality, JIT/lean philosophies and materials requirement planning. Emphasis on developing an operational strategy linking functional areas. Includes international, environmental, legal and ethical aspects of operations.

Learning Outcomes

Identify or define the set of decisions that operations managers make; the trends and challenges facing them; and the customer supplier relationships between them

Describe or explain operations in a global environment and develop strategies for competitive advantage

Describe or explain processes, process choices and layout strategies, and their impact on efficiency, effectiveness and customer service

Describe total quality management, lean six sigma methods and tools for continuous improvement

Describe or explain the development of operational policies such an inventory management and scheduling techniques

Identify or define the resource planning process and the relationship amongst functional areas of the firm

Improve writing skills and develop critical thinking skills for problem solving

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Study of computer-based technologies for facilitating the analysis and evaluation of business problems. Provides the student with a case-driven analysis of evaluating and selecting the appropriate software tool to match the required management application. Software coverage may include a variety of available packages, such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, ftp, email, and electronic presentation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand concepts of working with a computer and other related devices
  • Understand the advances of Excel and Access
  • Understand the role of information systems in supporting decision-making
  • Discuss how technologies can be used to improve management
  • Gain experience on organizing and manipulating data using Excel and Access

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A continuation of financial and managerial accounting with emphasis on applications, and analysis and interpretation of financial statements. DOES NOT FULFILL MACC requirements.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use technology to conduct in-depth business valuation models and be able to interpret and use the model results to make informed business decisions
  • Use accounting information to make business decisions
  • Understand and interpret the financial reports of firms in different industries
  • Recognize the potential effects on financial results of management decisions, corporate transactions, and the adoption of different accounting policies
  • Communicate effectively with other users of company financial reports

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An advanced study of contemporary marketing management concepts, tools of analysis, and implementation of marketing programs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of strategy in marketing management
  • Develop analytical skills to understand a marketing problem
  • Acquire basic skills to design appropriate marketing mix for a target market
  • Understand the implementation of a marketing program from a managerial perspective

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An expanded study of the theoretical framework of financial analytical principles, including contemporary topics. Combines theory and case analysis to integrate principles with practice, emphasis on the relevant theory, the application of theory to managerial problems, and the presentation of results in written and oral form. Applies concepts of corporate finance, accounting principles, and quantitative analysis.

Learning Outcomes

  • Know the role and function of the financial sector participants including banks, investment banks, mutual funds, securities markets and corporations
  • Understand the function of management and role of corporate governance in firm success
  • Be able to analyze key financial statements
  • Use information contained in financial statements to evaluate firm performance and develop financial forecasts
  • Derive the free cash flow generated by a project or business and consider the implications of inaccuracies in forecasts
  • Understand interest rates and monetary policy including the term structure of interest rates and resulting yield curve
  • Be able to perform security valuation using important valuation models and deriving the appropriate discount rates
  • Understand time value of money concepts, WACC, and capital budgeting techniques
  • Identify and apply appropriate decision criteria to determine whether real assets should be acquired or sold
  • Estimate an appropriate risk-adjusted required rate of return for evaluating investments in real assets
  • Understand how capital structure and payout policies affect firm value and growth

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of individual, group and intergroup behavior within organizations. Issues discussed include personality differences, power, politics, interpersonal relations, conflict management, work environment, satisfaction, performance and team building.

Learning Outcomes

  • An enhanced ability to manage organizations and their members by improving the skills for identifying causes of organizational events and devising action plans for influencing future events and behaviors
  • An increased understanding of the roles of theory and research in management decision making
  • Additional critical thinking skills for identifying organizational dynamics based on existing theories and research as applied to case-study analysis
  • Interpret and integrate concepts and strategies into business practices
  • Develop a working relationship with contemporary management challenges for the purpose of understanding, developing, analyzing, and preparing for consideration of management decisions

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An analysis of strategic decision-making, policy and strategy. Focus is on the integrative and multi-functional nature of organizational strategy decision. Intensive analysis of the influence of administrative decisions on organizational outcomes. Must be taken at the end of the program after completion of all advanced, non-elective courses. In unusual circumstances, it may be taken concurrently with the final non-elective courses with the written permission of the Director of Master's Programs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate previously studied material and apply strategic concepts to solve business problems at the general manager level
  • Analyze a firm externally and internally to identify its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats and propose actions based on that analysis
  • Think strategically at functional, business, corporate, and international levels
  • Present ideas effectively orally and in writing as an individual and as a team

Student must complete the concentration courses below.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of corporate financial planning and decision making in a multinational environment. Topics covered include measurement and management of exchange rate risk, financing international trade, short and long-term asset and liability management, direct foreign investment, cost of capital and capital structure, and country risk analysis. Prerequisites: FINA 5311 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students are able to understand the environment in which international finance decisions are made
  • Students are able to understand the factors that affect currency values and the role of Central banks and other macroeconomic factors
  • Students are able to assess the risk associated with an MNC
  • Students understand risk management techniques that MNCs may apply to hedge their risks
  • Apply the net present value, internal rate of return, and modified internal rate of return techniques to make project selection decisions in a capital budgeting context and perform sensitivity analysis in capital project decision-making

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the environment within which a firm operating outside the U.S. considers the political, social, and economic variables that impact marketing decisions. Prerequisites: MKTG 5311 or permission of instructor.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To develop skills for elaborating and analyzing strategic marketing programs in global markets, taking into consideration cultural, political, and legal differences among countries.
  • To assess strategic business options to select market-entry strategies in international markets.
  • To become familiar with major characteristics as well as opportunities, challenges, and business environments of various geographical regions of the world.
  • To develop skills in market research frameworks and techniques for making international marketing decisions based on relevant data.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An analysis of why international trade takes place and how private agents react to changes in government policies. Determination of exchange rates, exports, imports, capital flows, employment, prices, interest rates, and economic growth are the focus of simple analytical techniques. Monetary and fiscal policies are also examined in an international macroeconomics context. Prerequisites: ECON 5311 or equivalent.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the nature of the inter-linkages between countries
  • Comprehend the basic tenets of international trade theory
  • Be able to assess the effects of protectionist trade policies on individual domestic markets using diagrammatic analysis
  • Appreciate the usefulness and limits to international trade theories
  • Appreciate the international nature of money and how exchange rates are determined

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the values, relationships, social structures and cultural differences that affect the application of management processes in different international environments. Attempts are made to distinguish problems that stem from organizational goals and those due to cultural factors. Prerequisites: MGMT 5310 or equivalent.

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