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SMU Continuing and Professional Education

Welcome! SMU Continuing and Professional Education (SMU CAPE) makes it easy to learn something new or enhance your career. Explore new ideas in a variety of topics with personal enrichment programs. Expand your skills with professional courses, certificate programs and online learning. Realize your academic goals with test preparation courses. Our SMU Summer Youth Program offers hundreds of unique educational opportunities for students entering grades K-12. With convenient locations on SMU's campuses in Dallas and Plano, and online, you will find classes and programs that fit your busy schedule. Browse and register today!
  • Professional courses, certificate programs, and online learning classes
  • Expand your skills or discover a new field
  • Strengthen your professional profile
  • History, culture and travel to literature, film and photography
  • Explore new ideas, passions and interests
  • Develop a skill or pursue a hobby
  • Summer STEAM workshops for grades K - 12
  • Academic skills classes
  • SAT and ACT test prep

Why Choose SMU CAPE?

SMU CAPE engages our community through educational opportunities that offer quality, convenience, affordability, and flexibility. Our unique, interdisciplinary course content serves as a gateway to higher education, allowing adults to continue and guide their own learning. Vea este video en español.