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Masters Programs

Masters programs - including MBAs and specialized Masters - offered here at the SMU Cox School of Business.

Leadership, Analytics, and Experiential Learning: The Foundation of Your SMU Cox Masters Degree

Take a look at the full program suite of graduate business degree offerings. Achieve your career goals through a Specialized Masters or an MBA at SMU Cox.

A Specialized Master’s degree from SMU Cox can help you jumpstart your career and achieve your professional goals. Located in the heart of Dallas, SMU Cox brings together 100 years of experience in business education, internationally renowned faculty, and globally connected alumni. Explore our options below, and find the best match for you.

 

  MS in Accounting MS in Business Analytics MS in Finance MS in Management MS in Real Estate MS in Sports Management
Average Work Experience < 2 Yrs. < 2 Yrs. < 2 Yrs. < 2 Yrs.  <2 Yrs.  < 2 Yrs.
Class Sessions Daytime, Some Evenings Daytime, Some Evenings Daytime, Some Evenings Daytime, Some Evenings Daytime, Some Evenings Daytime, Some Evenings
Program Start August August August August August August
Program Length 9 Months (12 Months with non-business background) 9 Months Full-Time or 21 Months Part-Time 9 Months Full Time or 21 Months Part-Time 9 Months Full-Time or 21 Months Part-Time 9 Months Full-Time 9 Months Full-Time or 21 Months Part-Time
Primary Program Location On Campus On Campus On Campus On Campus On Campus On Campus
SMU Cox Edge Modality Admitted and enrolled students will work with Academic Advisors to plan their course selections based upon their degree program and area of focus.






Explore our redesigned and re-imagined Cox MBA curriculum, grounded in three foundational pillars: Leadership, Analytics, and Experiential Learning. Learn about our six STEM-designated MBA programs, including full-time or part-time options, and classes on-campus or online to take your career to the next level.

 

  Full - Time  Part - Time
  Two- Year MBA One-Year MBA MBA Direct: Early Career Track Online MBA Online MBA
Professional MBA Executive MBA
Minimum Work Experience  2 Yrs.  2 Yrs.  no minimum  2 Yrs.  2 Yrs. 8 Yrs. 
Average Work Experience  5 Yrs.  5 Yrs.  < 2 Yrs. 8.5 Yrs.  6 Yrs  15 Yrs. 
Class Sessions Daytime, Some Evenings Daytime, Some Evenings Weekday Evenings  Weekday Evenings

Evenings, Some Saturday Mornings

Friday-Saturday, Alternate Weekends 
Program Start  August May  January & August   January, May, & August January & August  January & August 
Program Length  21 Months  12 Months  33 Months  24 Months  24 Months  21 Months
Primary Program Location   On Campus  On Campus  Online  Online
 On Campus
 On Campus
SMU Cox Edge Modality  Admitted and enrolled students will work with Academic Advisors to plan their course selections based upon their degree program and area of focus.             
   

 

MA/MBA

The Meadows School for the Arts and Cox School have created an innovative full-time program to prepare you for a leadership role in any arts, entertainment or nonprofit organization.

 

21 months, including internship

 

Mon – Thu days & evenings

 

JD/MBA Program

The Cox School and Dedman School of Law offer two joint degrees for business law–focused students who may get a career boost by having both law and business degrees.

3 years with a Business, Economics, or quantitative undergraduate degree seeking a law profession 4 years with any degree

 

Mon – Thu days & evenings

MS Engineering/MBA

Prepare for a leadership role in the tech sector. This dual degree combines courses from the Lyle School of Engineering and the Cox School's One Year MBA.

 

 

21 months, including one summer term

 

Mon – Thu days & evenings

 






At SMU Cox, your Master's comes with support and a wide network.

  • 42,000+ Global Alumni Network

    The SMU Cox School of Business has 42k alumni that supports your future success.

  • 25+ Dedicated Support Staff

    Between the Career Management Center and the Department of Graduate Student Enrollment and Engagement, you're supported by several dedicated team members throughout your entire time at SMU Cox.

  • 500+ Business Partners

    At SMU Cox, you'll tap into a supportive network of 500+ business partners who mentor, hire, lecture, and educate. Students are face-to-face with industry professionals and change-makers.

Undergraduate Degrees and Programs

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Bachelor of Business Administration

We prepare passionate students to become business leaders.

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Business Minors

Non-business majors gain a grounding in the business basics needed in any career.

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Subiendo Academy at SMU

Subiendo Academy at SMU is a leadership development program that seeks to empower the next generation of Texas leaders and encourage them to pursue higher education and explore business fields.

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Have questions about our programs?

Reach out to SMU Cox Graduate Admissions. Choose a program of interest to you, but you can always change it after speaking with us!

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