The World Needs Learners

Whether you're looking to jumpstart your career, gain new skills, or spark your creativity, SMU Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) can help you achieve your goals.

Professional Certificates

Knowledge and skills to advance your career.

Short Courses

Quick classes with big impact.

College Prep Workshops

For students going into grades 7-12.

Corporate Programs

Partnerships and opportunities for your organization.

Customized Learning

Training programs to support your organization. 

Why Study at SMU?

Distinguished faculty and highly experienced practitioners

Expert Instructors

Distinguished faculty and experienced practitioners guide you through the learning process, facilitating meaningful and interactive experiences either on campus or online.

SMU’s global alumni organization

World-class Education

Our continuing and professional programs and courses are rooted in the world-class reputation of SMU.

Acquire the in-demand skills

Industry Ties

Professional and continuing education students tap into SMU’s deep ties to industries based in Dallas’ thriving economy, throughout the U.S. and internationally.

Convenient online classes

Prepare for Success

Students with an SMU education are well prepared to impress, earn respect and succeed in their careers.