The AACSB–accredited Online MBA at Rawls College empowers aspiring leaders with the competencies, practical experiences and innovative perspective required to lead a variety of industries. Our respected MBA can help you achieve your career goals and increase your earning potential.
Our comprehensive, 100% online format allows you to complete coursework from any location.
Offered completely online, no campus visits are required.
Options to begin coursework during any semester (start dates in January, June or August) give you the power to begin when you're ready.
Earn your degree at your own pace with full-time and part-time options available.
Regardless of your background, our comprehensive curriculum will give you an in-depth understanding of critical business issues and help you develop strategic decision-making skills. Interactive coursework draws upon real-world scenarios, allowing you to immediately apply what you learn to your career.
Core classes include foundational building blocks for today's business leaders:
Financial and Managerial Accounting
Financial Management Concepts
Information Technology and Operations Management
Leadership and Ethics
Marketing Concepts and Strategies
Managing Organizational Behavior and Organizational Design
Strategic and Global Management
Statistical Concepts for Business and Management
customized learning experience
In addition to developing a common body of knowledge in practical business matters, students can complete a concentration and earn an additional certification.
While no concentration is required, customizing your Online MBA can help you gain niche knowledge and increase your career prospects.
Healthcare Organization Management
Learn to manage healthcare organizations with business acumen.
Build business strategies for the global marketplace while gaining in-demand high-tech skills.
Improve productivity and profitability by learning to make important business decisions by gathering analyzing product, service, consumer and market data.
Alongside the core curriculum, students will be Microsoft Office Excel Specialist certified upon graduation.
Our 42 credit-hour program can be completed 100% online, allowing you to maintain professional and personal commitments while obtaining your degree. Full-time students can earn their degree in as little as one year. Part-time students can take classes at a slower pace, earning their degrees in two to six years. Individuals who are employed full-time while in the program typically complete their degree within two years.
Rawls College faculty are passionate about helping you achieve your educational and professional goals. Our faculty integrate insights from their own research and professional experiences into the curriculum. They cultivate relationships with business leaders from around the world, helping you improve professional networking opportunities.
At Rawls College, we believe diversity drives opportunities for collaboration and learning. Together, we benefit from the many perspectives, skills and experiences our students from all over the world bring to our learning environment.
supporting your success
Rawls Career Management Center
Whether you are looking to switch careers or advance on your current path, the Rawls Career Management Center (CMC) is dedicated to supporting your success. The staff in the CMC can help you explore professions and industries, learn strategic career advancement techniques, and connect you with top MBA employers.
The Techsan Connection is a free, online platform for Texas Tech alumni. Through the platform, alumni can apply to jobs, reconnect with fellow classmates, network with industry professionals and volunteer to mentor current students.
We invite you to meet a few of our graduates who have followed their passions, built outstanding careers and serve as leaders in today's business world.
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The admission process is the first step toward earning your degree. We will work closely with you to ensure your application process is personal, simple and successful. There's no better time to begin your Online MBA than now. We offer options to start in August, January or June, giving you the power to begin when you are ready.
Successful Online MBA students come from all educational backgrounds. Our program is designed to meet the needs of recent graduates or early-career professionals; however, applicants must have a bachelor's degree in any discipline.
A complete application consists of the following items, to be received by the noted deadlines:
Applicants must submit unofficial transcripts from any degree-awarding college or university, as well as any post-secondary institution attended.
Applicants must submit a detailed current resume, indicating professional work experience—including start and end dates (month and year) for each position held. Provide accomplishments and skills acquired, including managerial experience.
Applicants must complete five short-answer questions and one essay. All short answers should be compiled into one document.
Responses to short-answer questions must be less than 150 words.
Letters of Recommendation
Applicants are required to submit at least one formal letter of recommendation but can submit up to three. The letters should provide specific examples and anecdotes that illustrate your professional and/or academic potential.
GMAT scores are waived for applicants who have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher from any completed degree program. Please note, this is the ONLY waiver or exception offered. Upon completing your application, you can request a GMAT waiver by emailing a request along with your application ID number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GMAT scores are considered invalid if they are more than five years old. If you would like to have your work experience taken into consideration for a GMAT waiver, please consider applying to our Professional MBA program.
To request consideration of other standardized exams (such as GRE, MCAT, LSAT, PCAT) previously taken in the past five years, please send an email to email@example.com.
We don't have a set minimum or maximum requirement for test scores. We review students holistically, taking into account test scores, essays, undergraduate GPA and transcripts, letters of recommendation, and resumes.
English Proficiency for International Students
All international applicants must provide proof of English proficiency before their applications can be considered for admission. Only your most recent measure of English proficiency is considered for admission purposes. This test is waived only for graduates of U.S. universities or universities in English proficiency-exempt countries. Applicants who have completed at least two consecutive years at a college or university in the U.S. or in an English proficiency-exempt country are also exempt from the English proficiency requirement.
Fall Entry: July 1
Spring Entry: December 1
Summer Entry: May 1
International students are encouraged to apply at least six months in advance when possible.Apply Now