Life as a Texas A&M MBA
Balancing work and family
The decision to pursue an MBA affects the entire family, so the spouses, significant others and families of Texas A&M MBA program students are as important to us as the MBAs themselves. The strong camaraderie formed by the students in our program naturally reaches out to encompass their families as well. In addition, we have an MBA spouses group that hosts social events and actively works to support the MBA program.
Student life at Texas A&M
Students at Texas A&M University are well known for participating in the “other education” and becoming involved in student organizations, Aggie athletics, intramural sports, or community service groups. Whatever a student’s interests, from fencing to foosball, Texas A&M has something to offer.
Mays Business School offers many opportunities outside the classroom for students to develop and strengthen their leadership and managerial potential. The university has more than 800 recognized student organizations representing various activities and interests.
Although MBA students may choose from the full spectrum of organizations, the following programs have been specifically developed for graduate business students.
MBA Association (MBAA)[SJ1]
The MBA Association's goal is to integrate students' professional, academic, and social experiences while in the MBA program. The Association schedules professional programs, social activities, and sponsors several annual activities.
MBA Students Helping Our Community (SHOC)
MBA SHOC is an organization for MBAs who want to give back to the community by providing assistance to local and national charities. They sponsor activities involving community service and fund raising for charity.
MBA Women International (MBAWI), Texas A&M chapter
MBA Women International, Texas A&M chapter, is designed to provide women at Mays Business School with a strong network from which professional, academic, and career mentoring activities and information can be explored. The association develops and fosters relationships among graduate students, former students, potential students, faculty, staff, and business leaders. The association also organizes the annual Women's Leadership Forum, a lecture series that highlights issues of interest to corporate women.