AACSB Accredited

The Online Master of Business Administration Program focuses on providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in profit and not-for-profit enterprises. Students have access to a high-quality flexible MBA program with online coursework that allows them to continue working while pursuing their degree. With a reputation for producing business leaders, the College of Business provides a diverse student body with a business education experience distinguished by personal attention, teamwork, leadership training and an understanding of business and society. The online Master of Business Administration program is ideal for students who need or prefer online courses. All courses required to satisfy the degree requirements are available completely online including required prerequisite courses. Prairie View A&M University’s online MBA program has been ranked a “Best Buy” among AACSB-accredited business programs by GetEducated.com’s national editorial review team. This affordability ranking is based on a comprehensive review of 133 AACSB-accredited online MBA programs nationwide.

Why a Graduate Degree in Business from Prairie View A&M University?

  • Program is designed for professionals and working adults
  • Classes are small, allowing faculty to provide detailed feedback and assistance
  • Courses are taught by experienced professors who have terminal degrees
  • All programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the gold standard of business school accreditation

Courses and Degree Plan

The PVAMU MBA is a 36-credit hour program comprised of 10 core courses (30 credit hours) and two elective courses (six credit hours). Students must successfully complete all 36 hours including both core courses and elective courses to satisfy degree requirements. Students without a recent business degree may also be required to complete additional, prerequisite courses (up to 15 credit hours) to meet program requirements.

Entry Requirements

  • Complete Apply Texas application online www.applytexas.org
  • Complete the PVAMU Graduate School Application available online through www.pvamu.edu
  • Pay the $50 non-refundable application processing fee. Must be received on or before the published deadlines. A $65 non-refundable application processing fee will be required to process all applications received after the published deadlines.
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. A minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.00 grading scale is required for regular graduate degree admission. International students (students who are not citizens of the United States) may also be required to submit TOEFL scores as well as detailed, course-by-course evaluation of international transcripts
  • Submit three letters of recommendation using the Recommendation of Applicant form.
  • Transmit official GMAT or GRE scores. GMAT or GRE scores must be reported directly to PVAMU. Access GMAT information online at www.mba.com or call 1-800-717-GMAT (4628). Access GRE information online at www.ets.org/gre or call 1-866-473-4373.
  • Write an essay explaining “Why I Want a Graduate Degree in Business” (1,000 words maximum).

Acceptable international evaluation services include Span Tran Educational Services www.spantran-edu.com Educational Credential Evaluators www.ece.org World Education Services www.wes.or

Prerequisite Courses Hours
ACCT 5003 Concepts of Accounting 3
ECON 5003 Concepts of Economic Analysis 3
FINA 5003 Concepts of Finance 3
MRKT 5003 Concepts of Marketing 3
MGMT 5113 Business Statistics 3
Core Courses Hours
ACCT 5103 Managerial Accounting 3
BCOM 5203 Managerial Communication 3
MISY 5103 Management Information Systems 3
ECON 5103 Managerial Economics 3
FINA 5103 Theory of Financial Management 3
MGMT 5103 Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 5123 Quantitative Analysis 3
MGMT 5323 Strategy and Policy 3
MGMT 5433 Production and Operations Management 3
MRKT 5303 Marketing Management 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Program taught in:
  • English
This course is Online
Start Date
Sep 2019
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