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Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business

Dallas, TX
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The full-time MBA program at the Cox School of Business provides students with the opportunity to specialize in up to two areas of concentration after completion of courses in business fundamentals. Concentration and specialization opportunities include: Accounting, Finance (with...
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Southern Methodist University provides its students with an “exceptional academic busi­ness community that you can’t find anywhere outside of the coasts.” Located in Dallas, “a great business city,” the school has “a great reputation in the Southwest” and may just be “the premier school in the... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

P.O. Box 750333

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

Phone: 214-768-1214

Fax: 214-768-3956


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Academic Experience Rating: 92
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Product Management, Real Estate
Centers of Research: Alternative Asset Management Center; Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship; Business Leadership Center; Maguire Energy Institute; Business Information Center; Don Jackson Center for Financial Studies; Center for Research in Real Estate; O'Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom; JCPenney Center for Retail Excellence; Folsom Institute for Real Estate.
Part Time Program: Yes
Evening Program: Yes
Executive MBA Program Offered: Yes
Other Advanced Degrees Offered: The Cox School offers MBA (full-time and part-time) and Executive MBA programs: Full-time - 21 months; Professional (part time) - 2 years; EMBA - 21 months. We also offer the following graduate programs: MS in Accounting - 9 months; MS in Management - 1 year; MS in Entrepreneurship - 16 months; MS in Finance - 9 months.
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: JD/MBA, 4 years; MA Arts Administration/MBA, 21 months
Study Abroad Options: Through the Global Leadership Program (GLP), a required part of the curriculum for full-time students, our students visit Asia (China and Japan); Europe (Germany and Slovakia); and Latin America (Argentina and Brazil). We also have exchange programs with the following schools: ASIA China, Shanghai (English) – China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) (Fall Only) China, Shanghai (English) – Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) China, Taiwan- National Taiwan University Hong Kong (English) – Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Japan, Nigata (English)- International University of Japan (IUJ) Singapore (English) – Nanyang Technological University (NTU) India, Calcutta (English)- Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) Australia, Melbourne (English) – Melbourne Business School Melbourne Business Graduate School of Management (GSM) at the University of Melbourn EUROPE England, Manchester (English) – Manchester Business School, University of Manchester (MBS) Belgium, Antwerp (English) – Center for Business Administration, Univ. of Antwerp (UFSIA) Denmark, Copenhagen (English) – Copenhagen Business School (CBS) France, Rouen (English) – ESC Rouen School of Management Germany, Koblenz (German, English) – WHU/Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management Italy, Milan (English)- SDA Bocconi University LATIN AMERICA Argentina, Buenos Aires – Escuela de Dirección y Negocios de la Universidad Austral (IAE) (exchange program currently inactive) Mexico, Mexico City – Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresa (IPADE) Mexico, Monterrey (Spanish) - Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) (exchange program currently inactive)
Other Programs: Executive Mentor Program, Business Leadership Center, International Exchange Opportunities, Business Information Center, Global Leadership Program, Career Management Training Program, Caruth Institute, Maguire Institute, and The Management Briefing Series.
Academic Calendar: Mod/Semester
Online Course Catalog: http://smu.edu/catalogs/graduate/file/2011/2011_Smu_CoxGradCatalog.pdf
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Student Faculty Ratio: 37:1
Total Faculty: 62%
Full-Time Faculty: 62%
Part-Time Faculty: 38%
Female Faculty: 18.2%
Minority Faculty: 5%
Faculty Research Web Site: cox.smu.edu/article/research/research.do
Notable Faculty:
Name:David Mauer
Title:Phyllis Gough Huffington Professor of Finance and Department Chair
Course:Economic Policy
Name:Roger Kerin
Title:Harold C. Simmons Distinguished Professor
Course:Economic Policy
Name:Amit Basu
Title:Charles Wyly Professor of Information Systems and Department Chair
Department:Information Technology and Operations Management
Course:Economic Policy
Name:Gordon Walker
Title:Professor and Department Chair
Department:Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Course:Economic Policy
Name:Wayne Shaw
Title:Helmut Sohmen Distinguished Professor of Corporate Governance
Course:Economic Policy
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Academic Services Offered
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:The SMU Cox Diversity Club works to expediate the awareness of the Cox community regarding topics and concerns of importance to its minority students.
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:We have a Women in Business Club, which is part of the National Association of Women MBAs. The group works to provide graduate students access to a network of professional business leaders who will serve as positive role models and will cultivate leadership development and support. We are also a Forte Foundation partner school.
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:We have an International Club, which celebrates the diversity of our student population, as well as the diversity of the countries our students visit in the Global Leadership Program (GLP).
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:We have an Out in Business club that provides support and networking opportunities to the GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender) students, alumni and their supporters. Through this forum, Out in Business seeks to increase the understanding and promote positive visibility for the GLBT community at Cox and the Dallas area.
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