Introducing the Online MBA Program

The mission of the SMU Cox School of Business is to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to become a successful business leader in a changing world. Through learning activities based on a model of action and solutions, you will gain the acumen, interpersonal skills, and confidence to boldly address real-world issues and challenges.

Our students are adaptable, innovative individuals who want to work on cross-functional teams, where they can critically analyze problems and succinctly communicate data insights. As an online student, you will experience the same rigor, energy, and community as students in our on-campus program. You will attain the same diploma, while benefiting from the flexibility to work full-time and maintain commitments off-campus and around the world. No matter where you are, as an Online MBA student, you will be an integral part of the Cox network.

Our Foundational Pillars

Leadership

Leadership

At Cox, we know what it takes to become a well-rounded business leader. From managing cross-functional teams to thinking innovatively, you will hone your business leadership skills for the changing world of work.

Analytics

Analytics

Data analytics now has a bigger impact on business than ever before. As an online MBA candidates you will learn data analytics skills and how to clearly communicate findings to colleagues and management, no matter the industry.

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

You will gain hands-on experience by examining the challenges of real companies and applying your own solutions. Our model of experiential learning provides the framework to keep building on the knowledge and skills you acquire over the course of the program.

Key Dates & Deadlines

May 1, 2020 — $2500 scholarship
Early Review
May 29, 2020 — $2000 scholarship
Priority Submit I
June 26, 2020 — $1000 scholarship
Priority Submit II
July 24, 2020
Final Submit Deadline
August 24, 2020
Start of Classes

Future term dates and deadlines can be found on our Key Dates & Deadlines page.

Upcoming Events

July 15
Wednesday
7:00 PM CT
SMU Cox Online MBA Student Panel
Join us for our Online MBA Student Panel on Wednesday, July 15th from 7:00 - 8:00 pm Central Time. Learn more about our innovative online experience, industry-leading curriculum, distinguished faculty, and the overall student experience through the lens of our current Online MBA students!
August 4
Tuesday
6:00 PM CT
SMU Cox Online MBA Program & Application Forum (Ask Us Anything!)
Join us for our Online MBA Program and Admissions Forum on Tuesday, August 4th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm Central Time. You’ll be able to learn about our innovative online experience, industry-leading curriculum, distinguished faculty, and the program’s application process - admissions representatives will be available to answer your questions. Our admissions team will be walking through best practices on putting together a competitive application for review including best practices for submitting essays, qualifications for a GRE/GMAT waiver, what to expect from the interview process and how to apply for scholarships and financial aid.
August 19
Wednesday
6:30 PM CT
SMU Cox Virtual Information Session
This information session is open to individuals who wish to enroll in classes part-time or full-time in pursuit of their MBA or Specialized Masters graduate degree. The session will provide a comprehensive overview of the program and the application process, led by the admissions staff and our Student Ambassadors. You are encouraged to ask questions; information sessions usually last 45 minutes to 1 hour.