University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Business Programs

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Accounting

Information Systems Management

International Business

Management

Dual B.B.A./M.B.A.

Master of Science in Information Systems (M.S.I.S.)

Vision

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor aspires to be recognized as the leading provider of business education in the region and one of the leading providers in the nation.

Mission

The graduate programs in business at UMHB are marked by innovative methods, outstanding classroom teaching, and the integration of practical experiences in business- and systems-related graduate curricula. Particular emphasis is placed on the integration of Christian principles, leadership fundamentals, global concepts, and business management essentials.

Objectives

The College of Business seeks to provide a broad education that prepares graduates to succeed and be competitive in a global business world. Essential business concepts and skills needed by future leaders provide the foundation education into which Christian principles, leadership fundamentals, practical experiences, and global concepts are integrated. Special emphasis is given to excellent oral, written, and technology-based communication skills.

General Information

Admission Requirements-MBA and MSIS

A minimum undergraduate 3.0 GPA is required for regular admission. Students with more than five years of professional work experience lacking a 3.0 undergraduate GPA will be considered on a case-by-case basis after interviewing with the program director. See the Admissions section of this catalog for admission application procedures and costs.

Departmental Admission Appeals Process

A student who has been denied admission by the Graduate School may appeal the decision through written request to the UMHB Graduate Council with copies of the written request sent to the Program Director of the respective graduate program, Dean of the College of Business, Dean of the Graduate School, and the University Provost.