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Program Provides Opportunity to Pursue MBA

Many professionals are location-locked, and the executive-style MBA program brings them closer to the coveted degree.

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For working professionals, holding a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) likely improves their worth in the job market, but getting one is easier said than done. Many location-locked professionals cannot leave their employment to pursue an MBA, or find time in an already-full schedule to take night classes.

Texas Tech’s Rawls College of Business has equipped job-bound professionals with that coveted degree since 2008, with its popular Executive-style MBA program – available in a weekend-style or week-block curriculum, with a face-to-face component.

About 53 percent of current participants are from the Dallas/Fort Worth area; 23 percent from Houston, nearly 16 percent from the Austin area and almost 7 percent from San Antonio.

Jim Hoffman, associate dean of MBA programs and executive education, and director of the programs, said that in business it is critical to stay close to the customer and be aware of the customer’s needs. Read more.

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