Become a Next-Level Business Leader with an Online MBA from SMU Cox
An Online MBA Program Built for Experienced Professionals
Earn a world-class MBA with the sterling reputation, expert faculty, and robust alumni network that SMU Cox has to offer without putting your career on hold. Led by the same industry-savvy faculty who instruct our residential program, the Cox Online MBA program offers you the convenience of a part-time, online degree while still providing engaging, interactive and rigorous course content you need to advance your career.
Designed with demanding schedules of working professionals in mind, our part-time program offers live classes that typically meet on weekday evenings. Further your understanding of course material through two 4-day immersion trips to domestic and international business hubs, where you’ll work with classmates to solve real-world business challenges presented by industry professionals. To ensure post-grad success, all students are matched with a Career Coach to help them grow their career before and after graduation. Applicants with less than three years of experience who are interested in the convenience and flexibility of an online MBA program should consider the Cox MBA Direct program.
The SMU Cox Online MBA Program at a Glance
24 months, 52 credit hours
Part-time, Weekday evenings, Some Optional Saturday mornings
Live-Online Sessions with on-campus access & elective options
Average Work Experience: 8 Years
Average Age: 34 years
Two 4-day global & domestic immersion experiences
Online MBA Courses and Curriculum Overview
A Global MBA Curriculum, Global Immersion
- Core courses like Data Analysis, Fundamentals of Marketing, and Fundamentals of Finance reinforce strong business competency
- Advanced courses like Master Negotiation, Executive Leadership, and Mergers & Acquisitions pave the way for student success at the executive level
- Small class size averaging 15 students & cohort cap make for experiential, intimate learning
- 90-minute live meetings of each course every week for the duration of the 14-week semester highlight the program’s interactive nature
- Domestic and international immersions bring students to international business hubs for additional experiential learning
Why Choose The Cox Online MBA?
The Cox Advantage
- Accelerate your career alongside accomplished, motivated peers
- Learn from world-renowned faculty and experienced industry leaders
- Embrace hands-on learning with the global immersion experience
- Collaborate with your classmates and professors through live courses and intimate breakout groups
- Graduate with the ability to solve complex problems across industries and departments
- Join a network of global leaders and 40,000+ alumni and have an ally for life
SMU Cox Foundational Pillars
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.
Data analytics now has a bigger impact on business than ever before. As an online MBA program candidate, you will learn data analytics skills and how to clearly communicate findings to colleagues and management, no matter the industry.
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.
Additional Program Benefits
- Access to the stunning SMU Cox campus, extensive resources and robust variety of student groups
- In addition to mentorship from faculty, Cox offers Career Management Services as well as Success Coaches, for each student from orientation to graduation
- All applicants are considered for merit-based scholarship, with 60% of students receiving awards.
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Program Accreditation and Career Outlook
SMU Cox Online MBA Program Accreditation
SMU Cox School of Business and the Online Master of Business Administration Program is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the longest-standing, most recognized form of specialized accreditation that an institution and its business programs can earn. SMU’s AACSB accreditation demonstrates our commitment to providing students with a top-quality education and developing leaders in the marketplace.
Career Outlook for MBA Graduates
Successfully completing an online MBA program at SMU Cox can be life-changing and provide a bright career outlook. Not only will it arm you with the skills and knowledge you need to advance your career but facilitate positive life change. What’s more, is that your earning power can increase by as much as 75 percent. MBA graduates enjoy competitive positioning for career advancement, higher MBA salaries, and the ability to transcend industries.
Key Dates & Deadlines
All applicants will be evaluated for merit-based scholarships.