We call it the Cox Advantage. You'll call it a rare and tremendous opportunity to achieve your career goals. No other business school in the nation offers a degree with our combination of corporate interaction and networking, innovative and up-to-date business training, and hands-on learning.
- Jump Start Your Career: The MBA Career Management Center
Cox PMBA students have access to the full-range of resources at the MBA Career Management Center (CMC). From career counseling and interviewing techniques to job postings and on-campus recruiting, the CMC staff is dedicated to helping you meet your career goals.
- A True Campus Experience in Dallas
The collegiate environment of SMU's campus offers you opportunities to interact with other MBAs, including those from the Full-Time and Executive MBA Programs. Our small, personalized environment allows faculty and staff to be available full time and attentive to your individual needs. When you need us, we’re here! Dallas is a major corporate and cultural hub. Only New York City is home to more top 1,000 public companies and top 1,000 private companies. Dallas has a healthy economy for MBAs - #10 nationally Best Places for Business and Careers (Forbes).
- The Choice Is Yours: Professional MBA (PMBA) Electives and Concentrations
Unlike some other PMBA programs, the Cox PMBA allows you to concentrate your studies in subjects like finance, accounting, or marketing. In fact, students may concentrate in one of nine areas of specialization, as well as pursue less time-intensive minors, for a truly customized academic experience. With flexible schedules, including evening and weekend classes, the Cox PMBA lets you continue to work while earning your degree and see immediate results by applying what you learn in the classroom.
- Experience Global Business First Hand: Professional MBA Global Options
SMU Cox has partnered with international universities to offer PMBA students a variety of seven day global opportunities around the world.. These intensive credit courses are offered in the summer to accommodate professional schedules. Choose from programs in China, India, France, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Brazil, Czech Republic, or Mexico.
- Enhance Your Leadership Skills: The Business Leadership Center
In addition to your traditional business education, the Cox PMBA program provides you with specialized leadership training through the Business Leadership Center (BLC). The BLC offers more than 80 seminars taught by business practitioners from Fortune 500 companies, medium-size businesses, and entrepreneurial ventures on topics such as effective leadership, conflict resolution, business communications, and executing interactive marketing.
- Build Your Professional Network: Associate Board Executive Mentor Program
More than 260 of the area's most influental leaders from virtually every major industry mentor Cox students on an individual basis. Executives serving on our Associate Board provide you with the contacts, career advice, and industry insight that only experienced professionals can offer.