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Flex MBA

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Are you seeking an accredited MBA program that will propel you to to the next level in your career? Are you concerned about about the advertised cost of most MBA programs and the prospect of taking on mountains of debt in order to finance a graduate degree? You are in the right place. Welcome to McCoy.

We are located at the unusual intersection of quality and affordability. Our MBA program is fully accredited by AACSB-International, and if you are a Texas resident the entire program can be completed for around $25,000. The program–as the name implies–is also extremely flexible and can be completed at either the San Marcos Campus, the Round Rock campus, or a combination of the two.

The McCoy Master of Business Administration (MBA) Flex Program is designed for working professionals who need flexibility in scheduling classes due to the demands of a career or family. There are no leveling course requirements for this program and students are accepted from all undergraduate academic disciplines. While the part-time format enables students to work full-time while earning their MBA, work experience is not required.

Convenient Times and Locations
Classes are offered exclusively in the evening in order to accommodate your work schedule. Each class meets one evening per week and most students take two classes in the fall and spring semesters. Elective courses are offered at each campus during the summer, while both core and elective courses are offered in the long (fall and spring) semesters at both campuses. Classes are offered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings; there are no Friday or weekend classes.

A Graduate Experience Beyond the Classroom
While there is no denying the importance of a rigorous academic curriculum, the McCoy MBA experience goes beyond the classroom to ensure our graduates have both the hard and the soft skills necessary to excel in today's business environment. McCoy Flex MBA students are given the option to participate in an annual Study Abroad trip which not only provides meaningful international business experience but also affords six hours of elective credit. Flex MBA students are also given the option to complete an internship for (elective) course credit during the program, and occasionally an internship may be performed with the student's current employer. Professional development opportunities in the form of guest lectures, panel discussions, and business etiquette training are offered on an ongoing basis. Professional Development ("PD") units, in addition to the academic credit hours, are required for graduation.

Program Options
Students accepted into the McCoy MBA Flex Program may choose one of the following options:

General MBA

MBA with emphasis in Computer Information Systems

MBA with emphasis in Engineering Technology

MBA with emphasis in Health Administration

MBA with emphasis in Human Resource Management


MBA with emphasis in International Business

McCoy Flex MBA Program
Time to completion Varies (average=28 months)
Daytime Classes No
Afternoon Classes No
Evening classes Yes
Cohort-based No
Flexible format Yes
Full-time student status Optional
Open to International Students Yes
Work experience requirement No
GMAT or GRE required Yes (either, not both)
Study-Abroad Optional
Internship for credit Optional
Thesis option Yes
Available at San Marcos campus Yes
Available at Round Rock campus Yes
Credit hours 42 or 45
Specialized concentration/area of emphasis Optional
Program cost (Texas resident) $24,600 (appx.)
Fall admission Yes
Spring admission Yes
Summer admission No
Summer courses Yes, but limited (electives only; no core)

Accreditation and Assurance of Learning

Every academic program at Texas State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Programs offered by the McCoy College of Business are additionally accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB-International). AACSB accreditation is the highest recognition a business school can receive, and fewer than 5% of all business schools in the world earn AACSB accreditation. As part of the compliance requirements for SACS and AACSB, student learning is continually assessed through a set of student learning outcomes for each program. To learn more about the Assurance of Learning goals for the MBA program, click here.

How To Get Started

Follow the steps below to begin the application process: