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Online Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance

Invest in your future with a 100% online program that provides the management skills and insights you need to rise to new opportunities as a financial leader in the business world.

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Program Overview

The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Online MBA with a Concentration in Finance is designed for working professionals seeking to advance their career and salary potential with an AACSB-accredited master's degree in as few as 12 months. With this degree, graduates are qualified to work within financial services across a broad spectrum of industries.

Through this program, you will acquire the core business knowledge needed in administrative or management roles—with added focus placed on finance. The four Finance concentration courses include: Multinational Finance, Investment and Portfolio Theory, Financial Markets and Institutions, and Personal Financial Planning.

 

Total Tuition

12-24 months

Duration

36**

Credit Hours

AACSB

AACSB Accredited

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Total Tuition

12-24 months

Duration

36**

Credit Hours

AACSB

AACSB Accredited

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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 182 business schools worldwide holding dual accreditation in both business and accounting programs.

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Tuition

The Online MBA – Finance program at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi gives you an affordable pathway to earning a valuable graduate degree.

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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.

All students will be charged a supplementary fee of $206.84 per 3 credit hours or $315.70 per 6 credit hours each term.

Distance Fee Waiver Eligibility

If approved, the Distance Fee Waiver will waive the Athletic, Health Services, Recreational Sports and Student Center fees. Students must:

  • Be registered in 100% online courses; and
  • Live more than 100 miles from the Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi campus
  • Complete the required waiver form each semester

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Financial Aid Can Help Pay Your Tuition

Scholarships and loans are available. The application period for the academic year began January 1. The application is valid for Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

  1. Create an FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID at StudentAid.Ed.gov.
  2. Complete the FAFSA, available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  3. Enter Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Federal School Code (011161) in Step 6 on the FAFSA form.
  4. The results, called a Student Aid Report (SAR), will be electronically transmitted to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. If you use your FSA ID to sign the FAFSA and provide an email address, the results will be available in 1-3 days electronically. If the results are sent through regular mail, you will receive a SAR in 2-3 weeks.
  5. Submit an application for admission to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. No offer of financial aid will be made until you have been accepted for admission to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
  6. Most financial aid programs specify that you register at least half-time, maintain satisfactory academic progress, and show evidence of financial need. Receipt of a financial aid award does not guarantee financial aid in subsequent years. You must reapply for financial aid each academic year.

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
faoweb@tamucc.edu

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

Total Tuition

$1,238.77

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

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.

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Term Course Start Date Course End Date Application Deadline Missing Documents Deadline Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline
Spring 1 2020 01/21/2020 03/17/2020 01/09/2020 01/16/2020 01/20/2020 01/14/2020
Spring 2 2020 03/18/2020 05/06/2020 02/15/2020 02/17/2020 03/17/2020 03/10/2020
Summer 1 2020 05/11/2020 06/26/2020 04/14/2020 04/28/2020 05/10/2020 05/05/2020
Summer 2 2020 06/29/2020 08/14/2020 06/08/2020 06/22/2020 06/28/2020 06/23/2020

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.

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Reylon Ellis

“It [FINA 5320: Managerial Finance] really helped me understand the statement of cash flows. I really understood business more. It was valuable.”

- Reylon Ellis, TAMU-CC Online MBA Graduate

Admissions

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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  • 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 2.5 in their last 60 hours.
  • 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 GMAT/GRE requirement will be waived for applicants with a 3.00 GPA in their last 60 hours and a grade of at least a B 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 coursework 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 Recruitment and Admissions:

      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) 825-5887. 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 Recruitment and Admissions via email 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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Courses

Our Online MBA – Finance curriculum develops in-demand business and leadership skills as well as specialized expertise in all major aspects of finance. Students must complete 12 courses (36 credit hours) consisting of eight advanced MBA courses and four concentration courses.

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Students who hold non-business undergraduate degrees may be required to take some or all of the following courses.

ACCT 5312: Foundations of Accounting

Duration: 7 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.

ECON 5311: Foundations in Economics

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An intensive study for graduate students with limited or no academic experience in economics. Provides an introduction to economic principles, analysis and procedures used in graduate-level study.

FINA 5311: Financial Management Concepts

Duration: 7 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.

ORMS 5310: Statistical and Decision Analysis

Duration: 7 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.

Students must complete the following core courses.

ACCT 5315: Accounting Topics

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A continuation of financial and managerial accounting with emphasis on applications, and analysis and interpretation of financial statements.

ECON 5315: Managerial Economics

Duration: 7 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.

FINA 5320: Managerial Finance

Duration: 7 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.

MGMT 5320: Organizational Behavior and Theory

Duration: 7 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.

MISY 5325: Software-Based Business Solutions

Duration: 7 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.

MKTG 5320: Marketing Management

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An advanced study of contemporary marketing management concepts, tools of analysis, and implementation of marketing programs.

OPSY 5315: Operations Management

Duration: 7 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.

MGMT 5355: Administrative Strategy and Policy (Capstone)

Duration: 7 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.

Students must complete the following core courses.

FINA 5333: Personal Financial Planning

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Survey course in financial planning. Covers topics in the financial planning process: cash, debt and savings management, taxes, housing decisions, insurance and risk management, investment alternatives, and retirement and estate planning.

FINA 5335: Multinational Finance

Duration: 7 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.

FINA 5340: Investment & Portfolio Theory

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A study of the financial markets, security, evaluation, efficiency of markets evaluations, investment goals and portfolio selection. Professional investment management techniques are examined in the context of modern portfolio theory. A unified systems approach is adopted for investment selection and control. Prerequisites: FINA 5320.

FINA 5345: Financial Markets & Institutions

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The role of the financial markets and institutions in the global economy is examined including regulation, money market operations, global impact of central banking monetary policy, and determinants of interest rates and financial asset pricing. Prerequisites: graduate standing.

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*Program tuition based on recommended 3 credits per session. Tuition is on a sliding scale and may be reduced when enrolling in 6 credit hours per session.

**This MBA can be completed in 12 months and will consist of 10 courses only if the applicant has completed a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Up to 4 additional courses may be required for any other undergraduate degrees.

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