Welcome to the Cox School of Business

Our faculty and admissions team thank you for your interest in the Cox online programs. SMU Cox has taken a unique approach to curating our online MBA courses, drawing strengths from our current on-campus MBA program, while infusing technical and strategic innovations for a cutting-edge online experience. Our leadership team has collaborated with global business leaders to gain insight in specifically designing our Online MBA programs to meet the needs of organizations today, and in the future. Whether you’re familiar with Cox or learning about us for the first time, we invite you to keep learning about the Cox Advantage, our stimulating curriculum, our world-renowned faculty, and to meet our ambitious student leaders.

The Cox Advantage

The Cox School of Business is committed to providing unparalleled convenience and flexibility, allowing students to keep their jobs and gain additional work experience while earning their degree. Dynamic, live classes focus on the three SMU Cox pillars of education – leadership, analytics and experiential learning – and are designed to engage students for personalized, interactive learning. At Cox, we help prepare our MBA candidates to achieve their career goals and continue to work with you even after you’ve earned your degree.

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Explore the Cox MBA Curriculum

Drawing on a mix of foundational classes (Fundamentals of Finance, Micro/Macro Economics) and more specialized courses (Global Business Strategy and Master Negotiation), the Cox Online MBA curriculum is designed to cement the basics of business while simultaneously providing students a competitive advantage through advanced course offerings. Meanwhile, the curriculum of the three-year MBA Direct for early career professionals aims to offer the same, robust learning while allowing students to choose their own electives in the program’s final semesters.

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Meet our World-Renowned Faculty

The faculty at SMU Cox is one of our greatest assets. That’s because the brilliant minds that teach our Online MBA and MBA Direct courses are industry-seasoned thought leaders whose insights are so valuable that many consult for Fortune 500 companies. The SMU Cox distinguished faculty have run their own businesses, published books and research, and served in various government positions. Our small classes offer unbridled access to our faculty, affording you the opportunity to forge bonds and build relationships that will continue to aid you long after you’ve earned your degree.

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Hear from Our Students

Students are at the heart of everything that we do at the Cox School of Business, and no two MBA candidates are identical. Our students are innovators and entrepreneurs. They have served in the military, traveled the world, started businesses, and cultivated life experiences that are as unique as they are. Each student brings a different story to the table, but every student is striving to make an impact with an MBA from SMU Cox. Learn more about our MBA candidates and hear what they have to say about their experience at SMU Cox.

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