Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Management, M.S.M.

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The curriculum of the M.S.M. program is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of business along with the budgeting, management, marketing, financial and strategic planning tools needed to assume leadership positions. Students will take a total of 30 credit hours in this one-year lock-step program. Each 14-week term is divided into two seven-week modules, A and B, with each module course being two credit hours. To meet student needs, classes are scheduled in the morning, afternoon and evening Monday through Thursday, as well as Saturday morning. Students remain with their entering class and cohort section for the duration of the program.

The Cox School of Business seeks candidates who show a strong potential for success in today’s global business environment. Candidates who demonstrate analytical capabilities, leadership potential, and personal commitment and motivation are invited to apply. The Admissions Committee seeks candidates who possess outstanding academic achievement, leadership potential and a desire to gain management skills. To assess these characteristics, the committee will look to the following elements to help identify a candidate’s potential to succeed in the program: previous academic records, references who can speak to the candidate’s professional performance and self-evaluation essays. Submission of GMAT or GRE graduate school admission/entry test scores are optional but all applicants are encouraged to submit them. For complete details and an application packet, students should visit www.coxmsm.com or contact the Cox Admissions Office: phone 214-768-1214 or 1-800-472-3622; fax 214-768-3956; mbainfo@cox.smu.edu.


M.S.M. Class 2024: Entry Fall 2023, Graduate Spring 2024

Total Credit Hours: 32

Term 1 – Fall

Term 2 – Spring

Credit Hours Summary for M.S.M. Program

30 credit hours of core academic required courses
2 credit hours of free elective courses as noted above

32 credit hours total for Cox M.S.M. degree

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