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Undergraduate Degrees

Agricultural Economics

This flexible undergraduate degree provides a knowledge base necessary for employment opportunities in a variety of both non-agricultural and agricultural industries. The globalization of agriculture, new technologies, nutritional and environmental consciousness, and U.S. and foreign policies are creating the need for industries to hire graduates with strong backgrounds in applied economics, business principles, and leadership.
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Interdisciplinary Engineering
Interdisciplinary engineering degree programs allow students to develop unique skill sets and specialize in areas that may not be provided in traditional department degree programs. Such specializations may be driven by emerging technical fields or by a student's desire to have an immersive interdisciplinary experience. McAllen students can specialize in the following areas:
Depending on the specialization, students will be taking mechanical, industrial, electrical, and engineering technology courses. Learn more about this degree plan.

Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology
The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution offers a new undergraduate program with an emphasis in mechatronics. Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field that includes a combination of mechanical, electrical, communications, control and computer systems. Based on its strengths in electronic systems, mechanical/manufacturing systems, and applied research activities, the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution is well positioned to offer such a multidisciplinary curriculum. Learn more about this degree plan.

Biomedical Sciences
A distinctive undergraduate program in Biomedical Science is offered at Texas A&M University. Biomedical Science is the broad field of applied biology related to health and disease.

The first objective in the Biomedical Science curriculum is a strong four year college education. The primary purpose is to prepare people at the college level for productive futures in a changing world. It is to help them gain versatility with which to face the years ahead.

The second objective is to assist students, in a structured way, in orienting and training themselves in areas of selected vocational interest. The purpose is to provide fundamental knowledge on which to build skills needed for successful vocational achievements. This objective seeks to make the graduate employable and trainable. Learn more about this degree plan.

Public Health
Students in this program learn how to create a healthier world. Among other things, they explore health disparities in underserved populations, struggles within America’s health care system and cutting-edge innovations to fight the deadliest diseases. Learn more about this degree plan.


Graduate Degrees

Master of Public Health
The Master of Public Health degree is a multi-disciplinary professional degree program designed to provide practical training in areas related to public health practice.  The degree concentration offered at the Texas A&M Higher Education Center at McAllen is in Health promotion and community health sciences. Students enrolled in the concentration will study the health characteristics of populations within a shared geographical area and find innovative ways to educate a wide variety of populations about health risks.

The Texas A&M School of Public Health has state-of-the-art campuses in both College Station and McAllen, Texas. Classes are offered on both campuses, online and through the distance education program at various locations throughout Texas. For more information concerning these options, contact The Office of Student Affairs at  (979) 436-9356 or

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