Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Business Administration, M.B.A. (Online)


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The Online MBA, is a cohort-based, face-to-face program ideal for individuals who want to build or transition their career in the fields of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Finance or Information Technology, among other business disciplines. The SMU Cox Online MBA will focus on three pillars of excellence: Leadership, Analytics, & Experiential Learning.

The curriculum format is 100% online, with a strong emphasis on experiential learning. The learning environment is interactive and students will get an in-person MBA, face-to-face with faculty and classmates, simply administered in a virtual classroom.

Classes are orchestrated with both synchronous and asynchronous components. Whether completing independent deliverables, or participating in live breakout sessions, students in the SMU Cox Online MBA will benefit from the best of both – the flexibility they need, without sacrificing the high level of in-person engagement they want. Designed to accommodate the needs of a working professional, the synchronous portions of class will meet for about 90 minutes each week, in the evenings.

Candidates who demonstrate analytical capabilities, leadership experience, interpersonal and communication skills and personal commitment and motivation are invited to apply. The Admissions Committee seeks candidates who possess outstanding academic achievement and potential, leadership qualities and management potential. 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. Test scores (GMAT management/business graduate school admission test) are optional but all applicants are encouraged to submit them. The TOEFL or PTE English language proficiency test is also required for international applicants. Personal interviews are conducted at the request of the Admissions Committee after a complete application package have been received. Complete details and an application packet are available from www.coxmba.com or the Cox Admissions Office: mbainfo@cox.smu.edu; phone 214-768-1214 or 1-800-472-3622; fax 214-768-3956.

Curriculum

Online M.B.A. Class 10: Entry Summer 2023, Graduate Spring 2025
Online M.B.A. Class 11: Entry Fall 2023, Graduate Summer 2025
Online M.B.A. Class 12: Entry Spring 2024, Graduate Fall 2025

Total Credit Hours: 52

Term 1


Term 2


Term 3


Term 4


Module A


Module B


Term Total: 8 Credit Hours


Term 5


Module A


Module B


Term Total: 8 Credit Hours


Term 6


Module A


Module B


Term Total: 10 Credit Hours


Credit Hours Summary for Online M.B.A. Program


Students are required to participate in two (2) immersions. Each immersion is 1 credit hour each.

52 credit hours total for Cox M.B.A. degree

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