University of St. Thomas

Introduction

We are the University of St. Thomas, the Catholic university in the heart of Houston. We are committed to the Catholic intellectual tradition and the dialogue between faith and reason. By pursuing excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, we embody and instill in our students the core values of our founders, the Basilian Fathers: goodness, discipline and knowledge.

We foster engagement in a diverse, collaborative community. As a comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts, we educate students to think critically, communicate effectively, succeed professionally and lead ethically.

Since 1994, U.S. News & World Report has named the University of St. Thomas to the top tier of Western mid-size comprehensive universities. Students enjoy a 9:1 student to faculty ratio and 93% of our faculty have earned the top degrees in their fields.

Convenient Location
Our campus is located close to downtown Houston and the Texas Medical Center, giving our students more options for nearby internships with some of the largest companies in Houston. Museums in the Houston Museum District are within walking distance from campus. The city’s METRO Rail train system provides quick, easy access to professional sports stadiums and concert venues.

Master’s Programs
Graduate degree programs include a Master in Liberal Arts, a Master in International Business, a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Master of Science in Accounting, a Master of Science in Finance, a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Master in Public Policy & Administration. Students have a chance to enhance their degrees through internships and study abroad options.

Core Values

Goodness: We serve God in faith and love by giving of ourselves to students, colleagues and society.

Discipline: We demand personal responsibility, accountability and integrity in ourselves and in one another.

Knowledge: We pursue truth and academic excellence in the Catholic intellectual tradition, emphasizing the dialogue between faith and reason.

Community: We build and nurture relationships that transform our lives, our university and our world.

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Master in International Business

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4  Open Enrollment USA Houston + 1 more

The Cameron School of Business (CSB) helps students reach success with flexible programs. We accommodate working professionals with our class offerings. The small class environment coupled with access to Houston’s business community [+]

The Cameron School of Business (CSB) helps students reach success with flexible programs. We accommodate working professionals with our class offerings. The small class environment coupled with access to Houston’s business community provides a unique liberal arts focus. The Master in International Business (MIB) is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge sets to be effective problem solvers and decision makers in a global business context. Students in this program will: - Develop technical skills related to business disciplines and practices - Understand and navigate the political economy in domestic, bi-lateral, regional and global contexts - Communicate successfully in written and oral form and effectively engage in cross-cultural communication - Finish the program with a required capstone class that serves as an international study program Degree Requirements MIB students are required to take 30 credit hours in the program. Eight courses will be offered through Cameron School of Business and two courses will be offered through the Center for International Studies. Students end the program with an international study program. Admission Requirements All applicants are required to submit an online application, official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work (if applicable), a current resume, and three official letters of recommendation. An application fee is also required at the time of application submission. The fee will be waived if you have attended an Open House hosted by Cameron School of Business. A GMAT/GRE score may be required unless the applicant meets certain criteria based on an evaluation of academic performance and work experience. Applicants with a graduate degree will not be required to submit a GMAT/GRE score. International applicants must also submit the following: 1) Proof of English proficiency: International applicants (except those who are from countries where English is the only official language, those who have earned degrees from regionally-accredited U.S. institutions, or those who have earned degrees in countries where English is the official language of instruction) are required to submit proof of English proficiency. The University of St. Thomas prefers the following services for determining English proficiency: - Minimum score for IELTS – 6.5 - Minimum score for TOEFL IBT - 79 - English Language Center, Houston, TX Level 112 - Minimum score for PTE Academic-53 2) International applicants must have all transcripts and diplomas evaluated by an accredited evaluation agency. Preferred evaluation services are SDR Educational Consultants, World Education Services (WES), and Spantran. Reports must include course-by-course evaluations and grade point average equivalents. [-]

Master in Liberal Arts

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years Open Enrollment USA Houston + 1 more

The Master in Liberal Arts degree at the University of St. Thomas is an interdisciplinary graduate degree that offers you choice, freedom and flexibility. [+]

The Master in Liberal Arts degree is an interdisciplinary graduate degree that offers you choice, freedom and flexibility. Choose from 18 different areas of study to customize a degree program that fits your interests and goals.

Choice – Freedom – FlexibilityThe 36-credit-hour Master in Liberal Arts (MLA) program appeals to a diverse group of students who seek professional advancement, admission into doctoral programs or personal enrichment. We offer conveniently scheduled classes. Enhance your degree through study abroad and internship opportunities.

Areas of Concentration

Applied Music Art History Catholic Studies Communication Drama English French General Psychology History International Studies Irish Studies Interdisciplinary Studies Medieval Studies Philosophy Political Science Russian Studies Spanish Social Justice Studies Theology ... [-]

Master in Public Policy & Administration

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years Open Enrollment USA Houston + 1 more

The Master of Public Policy and Administration degree program provides a flexible and high-quality graduate education that prepares students for careers in public service or nonprofit management. [+]

The Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) degree program provides a flexible and high-quality graduate education that prepares students for careers in leadership and management in public service or nonprofit administration. The MPPA provides students with three specific track options in order to tailor the degree to specific student interests and/or needs. These tracks are: Generalist, Public Management, and Public Policy. The Generalist Track is a tailored mix of courses. The Public Management Track emphasizes the fundamentals of Public Administration. The Public Policy Track stresses the interdisciplinary nature of policy analysis. Degree Requirements MPPA students will choose one of three tracks for the MPPA degree: Generalist, Public Management, or Public Policy. Students are required to take 36 credit hours in the program. Thirty-three credit hours will be within the MPPA core and degree tracks. In addition, students must complete either a thesis or a professional report in order to fulfill the requirements for the MPPA degree program. Career Possibilities The MPPA degree will prepare graduates to become managers or analysts at all levels of government – local, state, federal, and international – and in domestic non-profit organizations or international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). In governments, graduates work as managers and analysts in executive agencies, as staff members for legislatures, and as court administrators. Admission Admission decisions are based on a combination of your undergraduate GPA, letters of recommendation, work history and an essay describing your academic goals and interests. GRE scores are required unless you have a graduate degree. International applicants must also submit the following: 1) Proof of English proficiency: International applicants (except those who are from countries where English is the only official language, those who have earned degrees from regionally-accredited U.S. institutions, or those who have earned degrees in countries where English is the official language of instruction) are required to submit proof of English proficiency. The University of St. Thomas prefers the following services for determining English proficiency: - Minimum score for IELTS – 6.5 - Minimum score for TOEFL IBT - 79 - English Language Center, Houston, TX Level 112 - Minimum score for PTE Academic-53 2) International applicants must have all transcripts and diplomas evaluated by an accredited evaluation agency. Preferred evaluation services are SDR Educational Consultants, World Education Services (WES), and Spantran. Reports must include course-by-course evaluations and grade point average equivalents. [-]

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Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years Open Enrollment USA Houston + 1 more

The Cameron School of Business MSA program provides students essential knowledge in all subject areas included in the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. [+]

The Cameron School of Business (CSB) helps students reach success with flexible programs. We accommodate working professionals with our class offerings. The small class environment coupled with access to Houston’s business community provides a unique liberal arts focus.

The MSA program provides students essential knowledge in all subject areas included in the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. The program trains students to succeed in the accounting profession. This program is accommodating to career professionals in a variety of areas, including:

Public accounting Private industry Government Nonprofit organizations Education Taxation Consulting

The Cameron MSA Advantage... [-]


Master of Science in Finance (MSF)

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years Open Enrollment USA Houston + 1 more

The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) is designed to serve the needs of working professionals in the finance field [+]

The Cameron School of Business (CSB) helps students reach success with flexible programs. We accommodate working professionals with our class offerings. The small class environment coupled with access to Houston’s business community provides a unique liberal arts focus.

The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) is designed to serve the needs of working professionals in the finance field.

The Cameron MSF Advantage

16:1 student-to-faculty ratio assures small classes and individual attention. Flexible schedules include evening classes and accelerated seven-week summer sessions.

AccreditationThe Cameron School of Business has achieved accreditation of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the ultimate elite accrediting body in business education worldwide.... [-]


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University of St Thomas

Address Montrose Boulevard 3800
Houston 77006, United States
Website http://www.stthom.edu/gradadmissions
Phone +1 713-942-5998