Texas Tech University

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Established in 1923, Texas Tech University is a Carnegie R1 (very high research activity) Doctoral/Research-Extensive, Hispanic Serving, and state-assisted institution. Located on a beautiful 1,850-acre campus in Lubbock, a city in West Texas with a growing metropolitan-area population of over 300,000, the university enrolls over 40,000 students, with 33,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students. As the primary research institution in the western two-thirds of the state, Texas Tech University is home to 10 colleges, the Schools of Law and Veterinary Medicine, and the Graduate School. The flagship of the Texas Tech University System, Texas Tech is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. It is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world.

The Jerry S. Rawls College of Business is AACSB accredited and houses the School of Accounting that holds separate AACSB accreditation. The college offers the BBA degree with majors in accounting, energy commerce, finance, information technology, management, marketing, and supply chain management. Several formats of the MBA program are offered in fulltime, weekend, and online modalities in Lubbock, the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Houston, and San Antonio. The College offers MS degrees in data science, accounting, finance, and marketing research and analytics. A Ph.D. in business administration is offered with tracks in accounting, finance, management, management information systems, and marketing. With a faculty of over 140 and a staff that exceeds 80, the college enrolls over 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students.

The Area of Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences (ISQS) in the Rawls College of Business has been at the forefront of research in information systems for decades and was recently ranked as the 27th in North America and the 34th worldwide based on research contributions in 2021-2024 based on the top 2 journals of the UTD24 list. We offer an IT undergraduate degree, a Master of Science in Data Science (MS-DS), and a Ph.D. in Business Administration with specialization in Management Information Systems. Our MS-DS program was ranked the No. 3 best online non-MBA program in the nation in 2022.