College of Business

Dr. Shanan Gibson, Dean and Professor
Dr. Guclu Atinc, Associate Dean


Shanna Hoskison, Director, Graduate Advising Center
Dr. Sandra Gates, Department Head, Accounting
903-886-5708 - Departmental Website
Dr. Asli Ogunc, Department Head, Economics and Finance
903-886-5677 - Departmental Website
Dr. Mario Hayek, Department Head, Management
903-886-5703 - Departmental Website

Dr. Chris Myers, Department Head, Marketing & Business Analytics
903-886-5662 - Departmental Website

Graduate study in the College of Business is available in: accounting, business administration, finance, management, marketing and business analytics. The graduate programs in business are accredited by both AACSB and the International Association for Management Education.

Courses for the MBA and MS programs are offered at Texas A&M University-Commerce, main campus, and in Dallas at the El Centro Campus. Courses are also available through online instruction.

Programs of Graduate Work in Business

Graduate studies in business and finance are designed to prepare individuals for professional careers in business organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions, or for further graduate study. Graduate degrees in business include the MBA in Business Administration, the MSF in Finance, the MSA in Accounting, the MS in Management, the MS in Marketing and the MS in Business Analytics. More specifically, the goals are to:

  1. insure knowledge of the functional areas of management;
  2. improve each individual’s decision-making abilities;
  3. develop each individual’s ability to succeed in a rapidly changing global business environment;
  4. provide for increased understanding of current and future social, economic, political, and technological conditions affecting the business world; and
  5. promote the desire for continuing self-education and self-development.



Admission to a graduate program is granted by the Dean of the Graduate School upon the recommendation of the department. Applicants must meet the following requirements for admission in addition to meeting the general university requirements in accounting, business administration, business analytics, finance, management and marketing.

Note: The Department reserves the right to suspend from the program any student who in the judgment of the departmental graduate committee, does not meet the professional expectations of the field.