Home » Texas Southern University

3100 Cleburne Street
Houston, TX 77004
p. (713) 313-7309
f. (713) 313-7705

Jesse H. Jones School of Business

Jesse H. Jones School of Business Rating: 5.0/5 (1 votes)


The Jesse H. Jones School of Business offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) as well as a joint degree in law (MBA/JD). Other programs include joint research with industry and government. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus and include a program planned by the MBA Association that focuses on graduates and high-ranking officers, preferably CEOs.

Thirty-nine total credits are required to complete the MBA, including 12 elective credits. Required courses include:

  • Statistical Analysis
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Economic Analysis
  • Managerial Communications
  • Managerial Finance
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Organization and Management Theory
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Information Technology

Additional required courses for students with a nonbusiness degree include:

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Economic Theory and Analysis
  • Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Basic Business Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operations Management

Students may eliminate or substitute requirements , but only the pre-MBA courses can be satisfied through previous course work.

The minimum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending full time is 3 semesters; maximum, 6 years. For students attending part time, the maximum is 7 years.

In a recent year, there are 11 total full-time graduate business faculty, all of whom held a doctorate. Average number of credit hours faculty teach is 9; average business class size is 20.


A bachelor’s degree is required, along with a GPA of 2.8. The formula for using the GPA and GMAT scores is (200 x GPA) + GMAT, or minimum 950; or 200 x upper-level GP. A strong mathematics background is not required.

Transfers are accepted. Minority students are actively recruited.

Students may begin the MBA program in the fall. To apply, students must submit an application form, a resume, 2 transcripts, an essay, GMAT scores, and a nonrefundable application fee of $50. The application deadline is July 15 for fall entry.

Financial Aid

The FAFSA is required. The priority application deadline for aid for fall entry is April 15.

Tuition for in-state residents is $6808 per year. Nonresidents pay $14,218 per year. Books and supplies cost approximately $1300; personal expenses, $2025. Graduate student housing consists of dormitories. There is a referral service to help procure off-campus housing.

This website and its associated pages are not affiliated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by this school.
StateUniversity.com has no official or unofficial affiliation with Jesse H. Jones School of Business.