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Graduate Studies at Southern Methodist University

Graduate Programs at Southern Methodist University

Please use the list below to directly apply directly to the school or program of interest.

Program Degrees School
Accounting M.S. Cox School of Business
Advertising  M.A. Meadows School of the Arts 
Anthropology   M.A., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Medical Anthropology   M.A. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Applied Science  M.S., Ph.D. Lyle School of Engineering
Art  M.F.A. Meadows School of the Arts
Art History  M.A. Meadows School of the Arts
Art History (Ph.D.)  Ph.D. Meadows School of the Arts
Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship M.A., M.B.A. Meadows School of the Arts and Cox School of Business
Bilingual Education M.B.E. School of Education and Human Development
Biology   M.A., M.S., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Business Administration M.B.A. Cox School of Business
Business Analytics M.S. B.A. Cox School of Business
Chemistry   M.S., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Choral Conducting  M.M. Meadows School of the Arts
Christian Education C.M.M. Perkins School of Theology
Civil Engineering    M.S.C.E. Lyle School of Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering   M.S.Civ.E., M.S.E.S., M.S.Env.E., M.A., Ph.D. Lyle School of Engineering
Computer Engineering  M.S.Cp.E., Ph.D. Lyle School of Engineering
Computer Science    M.S., Ph.D. Lyle School of Engineering
Counseling M.S. School of Education and Human Development
Dispute Resolution M.A. School of Education and Human Development
Divinity M.Div. Perkins School of Theology
Economics   M.A., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Economics, Applied   M.A. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Education Ph.D.,M.Ed., M.Ed.
with Certification
School of Education and Human Development
Education Leadership M.Ed. School of Education and Human Development
Educational Leadership – Higher Education M.Ed. School of Education and Human Development
Educational Leadership - Urban Focus
M.Ed. School of Education and Human Development
Electrical Engineering   M.S.E.E., Ph.D. Lyle School of Engineering
Engineering Management   M.S.E.M., D.E. Lyle School of Engineering
English   Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Environmental Engineering   M.S.Env.E. Lyle School of Engineering
Environmental Science   M.S.E.S. Lyle School of Engineering
Finance M.S. Cox School of Business
Game Development M.I.T/Cert. Guildhall/SMU in Legacy
Geology   M.S., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Geophysics    M.S., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Geophysics, Applied    M.S. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
History  M.A., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Information Engineering & Management  M.S.I.E.M. Lyle School of Engineering
Instrumental Conducting  M.M. Meadows School of the Arts
Law/Business  J.D./M.B.A.. Dedman School of Law/Cox School of Business
Law/Economics J.D./M.A. Dedman School of Law/Dedman College/Economics
Master of Laws in Taxation LL.M. Dedman School of Law
Master of Laws (General) LL.M. Dedman School of Law
Master of Laws in Comparative & International Law LL.M. Dedman School of Law
Doctor of the Science of Law S.J.D. Dedman School of Law
Master of Science in Entrepreneurship M.S. Cox School of Business
Master of Science in Management M.S. Cox School of Business
Liberal Studies M.L.S. School of Education and Human Development
Manufacturing Systems Management    M.S. Lyle School of Engineering
Computational & Applied Mathematics   M.S., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Mechanical Engineering  M.S.M.E., Ph.D. Lyle School of Engineering
Medieval Studies   M.A. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Ministry D.Min. Perkins School of Theology
Music Composition  M.M. Meadows School of the Arts
Music Education  M.M. Meadows School of the Arts
Music History & Literature  M.M. Meadows School of the Arts
Music Performance  M.M. Meadows School of the Arts
Music Theory  M.M. Meadows School of the Arts
Operations Research   M.S., Ph.D. Lyle School of Engineering
Physics   M.S., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Piano Performance & Pedagogy M.M. Meadows School of the Arts
Popular Film and Media Studies
M.A. Meadows School of the Arts
Psychology, Clinical   Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Religious Studies   M.A., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Sacred Music M.S.M. Perkins School of Theology
Security Engineering   M.S. Lyle School of Engineering
Software Engineering    M.S., D.E. Lyle School of Engineering
Sport Management M.S. School of Education and Human Development
Statistical Science   M.S., Ph.D. Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences
Systems Engineering   M.S., Ph.D. Lyle School of Engineering
Telecommunications   M.S. Lyle School of Engineering
Film and Media M.A., M.F.A. Meadows School of the Arts
Theatre M.F.A. Meadows School of the Arts
Theological Studies M.T.S. Perkins School of Theology
Urban Ministry C.M.M Perkins School of Theology
Women’s and Gender Certificate Program Certificate Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences

Graduate Admission Information

Each school determines its own admission criteria. Applicants must apply directly to the appropriate graduate admissions office of the school which they wish to attend and send their official transcripts and scores on tests such as the GRE, LSAT, and GMAT to that school. Some schools admit non-degree students in specific programs; others allow non-degree students to audit classes.

Please see the list below to view admission information by college, or view our list of programs offered.


Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

 214-768-4345      smugrad@smu.edu       Dedman College Department Contacts

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Anthropology
Biology
Chemistry
Economics
English
Earth Sciences (Geology and Geophysics)
History
Mathematics
Medieval Studies
Physics
Psychology
Religious Studies
Statistical Science

Lyle School of Engineering

 800-601-4040      kaitlinl@lyle.smu.edu       Graduate Admission Contacts

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Applied Science
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications Specialization
Engineering Management
Engineering Management and Information Systems
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Manufacturing Systems
Mechanical Engineering
Operations Research
Security Engineering
Software Engineering
Sustainability and Development
Systems Engineering
Telecommunications

Meadows School of the Arts

 214-768-3765      hoselton@smu.edu       Graduate Admission Information

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Advertising
Art
Art History
Film and Media Studies
Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship
Music
Theatre

Guildhall/SMU in Legacy

Game Development M.I.T/Cert.

Simmons School of Education and Human Development

 sehd@smu.edu       Graduate Admission Information

Bilingual Education M.B.E.
Counseling M.S.
Dispute Resolution M.A.
Education Ph.D.,M.Ed., M.Ed.
Education Leadership M.Ed.
Educational Leadership – Higher Education M.Ed.
Educational Leadership – Urban Focus M.Ed.
Liberal Studies M.L.S.
Sport Management M.S.

Cox School of Business

  Cox School of Business (website)

Accounting M.S.
Business Administration M.B.A.
Business Analytics M.S.B.A.
Finance M.S.
Master of Science in Entrepreneurship M.S.
Master of Science in Management M.S.

Dedman School of Law

  Dedman School of Law (website)

Doctor of the Science of Law S.J.D.
Law/Business J.D./M.B.A..
Law/Economics J.D./M.A.
Master of Laws (General) LL.M.
Master of Laws in Comparative & International Law LL.M.
Master of Laws in Taxation LL.M.

Perkins School of Theology

  Perkins School of Theology (website)

Christian Education C.M.M.
Divinity M.Div.
Ministry D.Min.
Sacred Music M.S.M.
Theological Studies M.T.S.
Urban Ministry C.M.M