Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Strategy

As a graduate-level student, you’ll earn course credit and learn from SMU Cox faculty along-side graduate degree seeking students. You’ll be enrolled as a non-degree seeking student, with access to campus and SMU Cox facilities such as the library and study rooms. Courses will be placed on your official SMU transcript upon successful completion.

Credits may be applied toward a future MBA (within a Professional MBA, One-Year MBA, Online MBA, or MBA Direct) or Specialized Masters program.

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  • Benefits & Details

    The Graduate Certificate in Strategy is for those individuals tasked with building business strategy for their organization. Additionally, for individuals looking to build skills in the area of strategy or to expand their knowledge of business advancement.

    This certificate includes the following courses:

    • STRA 6201 Strategic Management
    • STRA 6202 Advanced Strategic Management 
    • At least three additional STRA courses (courses can be viewed in our Graduate Catalog here)

    The Graduate Certificate in Strategy takes place over 2 terms, lasting 9-10 months and earns 10 credit hours. With SMU Cox Edge, you can take courses online or in-person as class availability allows. The cost for academic year 2023-2024 is $21,010.  

    If you feel you have the ability to waive one of these courses, please chat with your Admissions team member during your interview about custom plans and start term options. Reach out to us here!