SMU Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) has offered noncredit learning experiences for the DFW community and beyond since 1953. SMU CAPE programs provide accessible and meaningful learning experiences in today’s hottest topics.

Choose from more than 14 professional certificates and boot camps in technology, communications, marketing, design, law and finance. Join us for interactive and on-demand short courses to impact your career or inspire creativity.

Each year, more than 1500 students from across the country make SMU their choice for professional development and lifelong learning.

Exciting new programs launch throughout the year.  

CAPE programs are developed and delivered by SMU's Office of Global, Online and Continuing Education. Led by Assistant Provost Dr. Michael Robertson, the office oversees and advances SMU’s online and continuing education portfolio.