MBA for Professionals
Greehey School of Business
The Greehey School of Business develops graduates who are skilled, ethical, professional, globally aware and prepared for careers of meaning and purpose.
The MBA for Professionals focuses on developing students for leadership in business. The program is designed for those seeking to complete the program at their own pace and offers areas of concentration in compliance, data analytics, health management, international business, or general business.
The program seeks to develop competent individuals who seek to transform their careers and career trajectories and seek leadership roles.
Courses and Degree Plan
The 30-credit-hour program provides students with a flexible curriculum that integrates the same core curriculum as the Greehey MBA Values-driven Leaders program with the option to choose a specific concentration.
Core Curriculum (21 credit hours):
- International Business Core
- Marketing Management Core
- Management of Information and Technology
- Accounting for Decision Making
- Financial Management
- Leaders, Strategy and Society
- Data Visualization and Financial Modeling
Concentration Options (Nine to 12 credit hours):
- Data Analytics
- General Management
- Health Management
- International Business
This degree may be completed in 12 to 36 months and classes are conveniently offered on campus during the evening.
Admission is granted to individuals with high promise for success in graduate study, as demonstrated through previous schooling and testing. All applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited college or university.
- Online application
- Official transcript from all colleges and universities attended
- Two (2) letters of recommendation, preferably from a recent instructor and/or employer
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae/C.V.
- Statement of Purpose/Professional goal statement
International residents must meet additional requirements as described in the International Students section.
St. Mary’s offers various scholarships, grants and assistantships to graduate students. Military, their dependents and Department of Defense employees may be eligible for a tuition discount. Please contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 210-436-3141 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or visit www.stmarytx.edu/finaid.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the application deadline?
Are there prerequisites to get into the program?
Are international students eligible for admission into the program?
How long does it take to complete the degree?
What concentrations are offered?
Can I combine another degree with the MBA for Professionals?
Is this degree cohort-based?
When can I start this degree?
Are there internships available?
What is the tuition for the program?
Is there financial aid for graduate students?
Is the program accredited?
Q: When is the application deadline?
The program is a continuous rolling admission with entry points in the fall, spring and summer semesters. Please see preferred application submission dates below:
July 1: fall term
November 15: spring term
April 1: summer term
Q: Are there prerequisites to get into the program?
There are no prerequisites to be admitted into the MBA for Professionals program however the student must have an undergraduate degree at an accredited University.
Q: Are international students eligible for admission into the program?
Yes. The Greehey School of Business represents a diverse group of students representing several international destinations. International students must meet the additional requirements. Click here.
Q: How long does it take to complete the degree?
Q: What concentrations are offered?
Compliance, Data Analytics, General Management, Health Management, and International Business are offered as the areas of concentration.
Q: Can I combine another degree with the MBA for Professionals?
To be determined.
Q: Is this degree cohort-based?
Q: When can I start this degree?
You can start this degree in the Fall, Spring or Summer.
Q: Are there internships available?
There are internship opportunities available from both inside and outside the University. Throughout the year there are career fairs, Business Week, and several other opportunities where internship application opportunities are available. Furthermore, St. Mary’s has a great Career Service Office that sends out emails for job openings, application deadlines, and different internship opportunities.
Q: What is the tuition for the program?
Tuition is currently calculated on a per hour basis (rather than by semester). For information on Tuition and Fees, click here.
Q: Is there financial aid for graduate students?
Yes. Financial aid, such as student loans, is available. For more information, visit Graduate Aid.
Q: Is the program accredited?
Yes. St. Mary’s Greehey School of Business is accredited by AACSB International.