Mays Business School - Texas A&M University

DEFINITION of 'Mays Business School - Texas A&M University'

The Mays Business School is the business school of Texas A&M University. It offers both graduate and undergraduate programs and also boasts the largest publicly funded organization for real estate research. The school has more than 5,000 students and is consistently ranked among the best in the country. It is also consistently recognized for the academic credentials of its faculty.

BREAKING DOWN 'Mays Business School - Texas A&M University'

Located on the campus of Texas A&M University, the Mays Business School was founded in 1961. It received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in 1972. It was one of the first business schools in America to offer a securities trading center that trains students in commodity trading. Students of the school use the center to manage a $250,000 portfolio of donated funds.

The Mays Business School at Texas A&M University ranks among Forbes' top 25 business schools in the United States, with its full-time MBA program ranked in the top 10 by Forbes, Financial Times and U.S. News & World Report. It also holds the distinction of being by far the least expensive highly ranked MBA program in the country as of 2016. With low in-state tuition, the Mays Business School was ranked as the best value for the money by the Financial Times.

MBA Programs Available at the Mays Business School

The Mays Business School offers a full-time MBA as well as Professional MBA and Executive MBA programs for those already working in their fields. The full-time MBA program, which takes only 16 months to complete plus a required summer internship, focuses on small cohorts of 40 students each and applied learning. Emphasis is placed on using the Texas A&M Aggie network to establish professional mentorships and business partnerships, as well as foster job placement after graduation.

The Professional MBA program, designed for those who already have at least two years in the professional workplace and are employed full time, helps qualified students earn their MBA over a 22-month period. Faculty are all internationally recognized full-time professors, and coursework covers leadership, economics, international business policy, management, finance and far more.

The Executive MBA program incorporates a one-week residency at Texas A&M that builds a foundation of team-building and case method analysis. MBA candidates also attend a brief residency in Washington, D.C. where they learn about federal policymaking and form connections with government officials, federal regulators and more. A capstone project lets them bring what they learn back to their own organization, where they can add value by defining a problem and proposing an actionable solution.

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