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Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business

Dallas, TX
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Academics & Programs

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Academic Programs
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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SMU Cox Students Say...

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

Website

Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: Mod/Semester
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
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Product Management, Real Estate
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)
Online Course Catalog: http://smu.edu/catalogs/graduate/file/2011/2011_Smu_CoxGradCatalog.pdf
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Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
37:1
Total Faculty
104
Academic specialties of facultyURL
Faculty Research Web Sitecox.smu.edu/article/research/research.do
Sustainability
Courses in Sustainability: No
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: No
School's environmental commitment:  
1: The Maguire Energy Institute encourages the study of policy, marketing and management issues related to all forms of energy, including oil, natural gas and renewable energy.
2: The Maguire Energy Institute conducts seminars and training programs focusing on the business, economic, and managerial aspects of the energy industry.
3: The Maguire Energy Institute also hosts conferences to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information among educators, practitioners, media, and government officials; and provides material for students and teachers to foster a better understanding of the role of energy in the world economy. http://www.cox.smu.edu/corporate/centers
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Academic Support Services Offered
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).
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.
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.
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.
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
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Degrees / Programs

  • Academic Experience Rating:
    91
  • Part Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Executive MBA:
    Yes
  • Online MBA:
    No

Faculty

  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    37:1
  • Total Faculty:
    104
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    62%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    38%
  • Female Faculty:
    18.2%
  • Minority Faculty:
    5%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    Yes
  • Peer Tutoring:
    Yes
  • Minority Support Groups:
    Yes
  • Women Support Groups:
    Yes