About Us

About Us

Courses to meet the needs of every learner.

Small classes, individualized attention. SMU Lifelong Learning’s mission is to empower learners of all ages. Our noncredit programs focus on students throughout their educational path:

Personal Enrichment

Enhancing adults’ lives through courses that cultivate curiosity and creativity.

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College Prep

Supporting pre-college and undergraduate students’ higher education and career goals.

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Career Success

Amplifying professionals’ work through continuing education.

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SMU Lifelong Learning is a division of Southern Methodist University, the nationally ranked, globally recognized comprehensive research university in metropolitan Dallas.

World Class Educators

SMU Lifelong Learning partners with a diverse group of instructors who bring passion and imagination to their work and teaching. Drawn from university faculty, experienced practitioners, and SMU alumni, our instructors are excited about sharing their specialized knowledge with engaged students. We equip students to become experts by ensuring our instructors are experts themselves. Our diverse programs reflect real-life applications and offer guidance from esteemed thought leaders. SMU Lifelong Learning enthusiastically champions educational experiences that transform lives and organizations.

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Questions? Contact us at lifelong@smu.edu or 214-768-2273.