Professional MBA (PMBA)

Professional MBA (PMBA):Admissions

MBA Admissions Process and Deadlines: How To Apply

SMU Cox's faculty, staff, and students are enthusiastic that you are considering admission into the Cox School of Business Professional MBA program. By joining the select group of proven high-achievers who are extremely motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills, have experienced significant personal and professional growth, demonstrated strong academic capabilities, and shown leadership potential. These are the caliber of candidates we know can contribute to and benefit from one of the most recognized business schools in the world.

Applications to the SMU Cox PMBA are considered on a rolling admissions basis for entry in January or August. If you have any additional questions, you can request information electronically, call or email us today.  Admission to the Cox MBA Program is highly selective. The Admissions Committee seeks a diverse group of candidates demonstrating the following attributes:

  • Significant professional and life experiences.
  • Strong academic capabilities, leadership potential, and interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Personal qualities such as maturity, integrity, self-confidence, and motivation.
  • A strong commitment to learning and achievement.

Successful applicants typically have several years of post-graduate work experience, a strong undergraduate academic record, and competitive scores on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). You should be computer literate, with a basic understanding of MS Office products and the Internet. Although not required, we strongly recommend that you also have a working knowledge of calculus, accounting, statistics, and microeconomics.