Business Administration - MBA - Online option available
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is available with concentrations in Health
Care Management and Management. The program is designed to meet the needs of practicing
executives in for-profit and nonprofit settings and focuses on sharpening skills in
decision-making and problem-solving behavior for professional administrators.
The online Master of Science degree in Business Analytics relies heavily upon the
theory and applications of computer programming, economics, finance, information management,
marketing, statistics and operations research to integrate business strategy with
various aspects of data science.
Business Analytics and Intelligent Decision Making Certificate - Online
The non-degree seeking online certificate program in Business Analytics and Intelligent
Decision Making provides students with the necessary skills to enable them to design,
compile and analyze complex data that is generated by public or private sector organizations.
Business Essentials for Health Care Professionals Certificate - Online
The Business Essentials for Health Care Professionals online certificate program aims
to prepare health care professionals for future executive positions by helping them
master the essentials of health care administration.
The Master of Arts degree in Counseling offers specializations in School Counseling,
Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling to allow
students to tailor their learning goals to their career goals. These programs are
offered fully online to provide working professionals with the opportunity to further
their career while maintaining their current employment.
The online Master of Science degree in Cybersecurity at Our Lady of the Lake University
prepares students for multiple industry certifications and professional technical
management roles requiring advanced credentials. The program has an applied focus,
emphasizing learning concepts and skills that students can put to use right away in
their current jobs.
English: Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice - Online
The 100% online Master of Arts (MA) in Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice
and the 100% online Master of Arts-Master of Fine Arts (MA-MFA) in Literature, Creative
Writing, and Social Justice, prepare students to become critically engaged and socially
aware scholars, writers, educators, and professionals. This nationally unique, completely
virtual program is designed to attract and foster the growth of individuals who wish
to combine creativity with practical skills and critical knowledge, all while keeping
in mind the pursuit of social justice in their own work, their communities, and their
professional practice. Further, a student can complete the MA and the MA-MFA completely
The Essential Business Skills online certificate program aims to help professionals
achieve their career goals by mastering the most essential skills in a business environment.
The program prepares ethical, knowledgeable, critically thinking and collaborative
servant-leaders with necessary skills and vision.
The online Master of Science degree in Financial Analysis will provide students with
expertise in several areas of applied finance. The program focuses on the data analysis
in finance based on recent trends in the market with significantly growing interest
in the analytical tools used in all areas of business including accounting and finance.
Financial Analysis and Corporate Performance Certificate - Online
The Financial Analysis and Corporate Performance online certificate program will provide
students with expertise in several areas of applied finance such as corporate finance,
financial institutions, financial analysis, fixed income analysis, derivatives and
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Leadership Studies is an interdisciplinary program
designed for those who have advanced to more complex leadership positions. Emphasizing
the study of research methodology, ethics, teamwork, communication and strategy, the
program helps students develop into sophisticated leaders ready to assume executive-level
responsibility and strategic visioning roles.
A Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Management prepares
students for the important task of getting work accomplished through collaborative
efforts with others in an organization. Students with a degree in management may expect
to coordinate service and manufacturing operations, manage product/service development
in a project environment, or even manage their own business.
The Master of Arts in Teaching degree is designed for students who have earned a bachelor’s
degree and would like to add teacher certification while earning a master’s degree.
Students can choose from specializations in areas that are critical to school districts
in the region: Bilingual Education - Elementary, English as a Second Language - Elementary,
Special Education - Elementary, and Secondary and All-Level in Mathematics, Science,
English Language Arts, History, Music, Art, Physical Education and Spanish with additional
certification in English as a Second Language.
The Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies and Research allows students to
design a custom plan of study that brings together coursework from the social and
behavioral sciences. Students choose courses from psychology, sociology, criminology
and criminal justice, and anthropology, to create a degree that teaches students the
knowledge and skills needed to pursue career options in various industries.
The Master of Science degree in Nonprofit Management is for individuals with an interest
in learning more about the nonprofit industry. The program is designed to meet the
needs of practicing executives in nonprofit settings and for students who seek to
learn more about managing and leading a nonprofit entity with business acumen. The
program is offered completely online.
The Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership enhances the leadership
skills of dedicated professionals in a wide range of fields, including education,
public service business and health care administration. The interdisciplinary degree
combines theory and application to teach students how to immediately increase their
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology prepares students to apply psychological
theory and science in a broad range of settings and to pursue graduate studies. Students
complete core courses that represent the field of psychology and have the option of
selecting either a flexible degree plan that allows for more elective courses in psychology
or a concentration in pre-counseling.
The Master of Science degree in Psychology with a concentration in Marriage and Family
Therapy (MFT) prepares practitioners to assist with mental health concerns in family
and social contexts using relational strengths-based approaches to psychotherapy.
The MFT concentration is designed to meet the academic requirements for licensure
as a Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Texas, and also meets the academic requirements
for licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas.
Offered through the Sociology program, the Public Health Minor uses perspectives from
sociology, biology, anthropology, politics, history and others to teach students the
science and art of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities.
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology is an innovative program with emphasis on
population health and quantitative demographic information-studying people and the
community around them. The degree provides fundamental knowledge and problem-solving
skills for those who wish to learn the practice of sociology.
The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) is designed to prepare students for general practice
as a social worker and for acceptance in to graduate school. Graduates of the program
are eligible for licensure by examination by the State of Texas and for full membership
in the National Association of Social Workers. A minor in Social Welfare and Social
Justice is also available. The BSW is offered online.
The online Master of Social Work (MSW) degree will prepare students to change the
lives of children and families in need while building the foundation for their own
career. A foundation program is available for students whose bachelor's degree is
in something other than social work. An advanced standing program is available for
students who hold a BSW from and CSWE-accredited institution.
The PhD in Social Work degree places an emphasis on advanced social work practice
and focuses on preparing practitioner-scholars who bridge the gap between academic
researchers and practitioners. The program is an academically rigorous program designed
for professionals to earn their PhD in as little as three years full time. The online
program requires a one-week summer residency each summer of study.