College of Business

Location: McDowell Administration, 903-886-5191
College of Business Web Site

Dr. Mario Hayek, Dean and Professor
Dr. Anil Kumar, Associate Dean

Dr. Michael Opara, Interim Department Head, Accounting & Finance
903-886-5659 - Departmental Website
Dr. Alex Williams, Department Head, Management & Economics
903-886-5703 - Departmental Website

Dr. Zaki Malik, Department Head, Marketing & Business Analytics
903-886-5692 - 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 AACSB.

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 are designed to prepare individuals for professional careers in business organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions, or for further graduate study. Graduate degrees and programs 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 Marketing Analytics, the MS in Business Analytics and the MS in Forensic Auditing Analytics. More specifically, the goals are to:

  1. ensure mastery of the many functional areas in business;
  2. improve decision-making capabilities;
  3. learn to predict and adapt to a rapidly changing global business environment; and
  4. 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: Individual departments may reserve the right to dismiss from their programs students who, in their judgment, would not meet the professional expectations of the field for which they are training.

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