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Southern Methodist University, Edwin L. Cox School of Business

Celebrating 100 years of business education, the SMU Cox School of Business is influencing the way the world conducts business, one student at a time, via prolific research that inspires innovation, change and global thought leadership. In an intimate setting on a tree-lined campus, students find renown professors with open doors and, ambitious peers who sharpen their edge, all in the heart of Dallas, one of the world’s most dynamic cities.

SMU Cox faculty, widely-published in prestigious business journals, link ground-breaking research from the classroom to the marketplace, thus fostering an experiential learning environment. The Cox curriculum produces well-rounded business leaders who are innovative, entrepreneurial, and analytically-skilled so they can leverage technology to solve complex business issues. Students enjoy a full roster of courses and electives with the option to concentrate their studies in preparation for their chosen career. With innovative and rigorous classwork, Cox also offers research opportunities, global immersion programs, and a variety of hands-on opportunities.

The Cox School of Business offers a full-range of degree programs including our undergraduate BBA, One-Year and Two-Year Full-Time MBA programs, as well as Online, Professional and Executive MBA programs for working professional students. Cox offers seven specialty Master of Science degree programs and three dual-degree MBA programs. To complement lifelong learning, Cox is dedicated to leadership development with nearly 50 years of experience in Executive Education. Consistently ranked among the world’s leading business schools, SMU Cox maintains an active global alumni network of more than 40,000 graduates located in 80 countries.


  • Marketing
  • CIS/ MIS
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Real Estate
  • Strategic Management
  • Arts Administration
  • Sports Management
  • General Business
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • Health Services/ Hospital Admin
  • Entrepreneurship/ Small Business Admin


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  • Full-time

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  • Online

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on December 07, 2019.