Career Growth

You'll feel the power of our innovative career programs from Day 1 — and as your career grows.

By the Numbers

The world measures the success of an SMU Cox degree by the success of our graduates — and the outcomes speak for themselves. The personal support we provide, the networking opportunities and the powerful global network all add up to a bright future for Cox graduates.

  • 85% of Cox Full-Time MBA graduates get a job offer at graduation.

  • 98% of Cox Full-Time MBA  have a job offer within 3 months of graduation.

  • Over 80 top companies interview and hire on the Cox campus — with an 85% hiring rate.

  • Average BBA salary on graduation: $76,700

  • Average MBA salary on graduation: $123,000

  • Top industries for Cox graduates:
    Financial Services Consulting Real Estate Transportation/Logistics

Career Treks

As a Cox grad student, you’ll travel outside the DFW area to spend time in the trenches at innovative companies in your field and hear firsthand from peer professionals and senior-level execs how they got to where they are now.