Develop your skills in research and academic thinking before progressing to one of two respected graduate programs.
The Pre-Master's Program is a 1- or 2-semester program, designed to help international students fully prepare for entry to a graduate degree program. During your studies you will work alongside experienced faculty to discover your potential in your field.
Depending on your chosen progression degree, you can take one academic course and apply up to three credits towards your future degree. This will save you time and money as you gain additional skills while completing credits for your degree early.
Your program will be a combination of core, English for Academic Purposes courses, and academic courses specific to your chosen degree. These courses have been specially designed to provide international students with the academic and English language skills required to help you succeed in your graduate degree.
English for Academic Purposes courses may include:
In addition to these preparatory courses you will take academic courses which will be determined upon your enrollment.
During your first and second semester, additional academic courses will be required and determined upon enrollment. Prerequisites may be completed during your first semester.
The Pre-Master's Program runs for 1 or 2 semesters with entry in January, May, and August.
Course length will vary depending on your level of English. Learn more about academic and English language level entry requirements.
Visit our fees page to learn more about student tuition and student accommodation fees.
Pre-Master's Program Fees
After successful completion of your Pre-Master's Program you can progress to one of two respected graduate programs.
The Master of Business Administration degree will help you to develop your skills in communication and leadership so you can graduate as an effective leader, capable of responsibly leading and ethically problem-solving.
A Computer Science, MS degree will prepare you to enter the professional world with the abilities to develop, maintain, and manage complex computer-based information systems.
Depending on your academic and English language level, you may be eligible for direct entry to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. You must meet the standard entry requirements for the University.