Southern Methodist University

Edwin L. Cox School of Business

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship


The Office of Research and Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 750240

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX 75275

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The SMU Cox Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program puts these premier resources to work for your career. You’ll gain the skills and insights you need to take your current business to a new level, launch the company of your dreams or elevate the service you provide to your clients. When it comes to selecting a business school for advanced studies in entrepreneurship, you’re looking for innovation and a proven track record of success. The Cox School delivers advantages that will put you ahead of the game. Entrepreneurship Expertise Entrepreneurship has a special place at Cox - The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship. The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU Cox is a one of our specialized Centers of Excellence. The faculty and staff associated with the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship develop innovative courses and programs to help individuals keep pace with the dynamic field of entrepreneurship. Through the Institute, you’ll tap into the expertise of seasoned professors and take advantage of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship's strong ties with Dallas-Fort Worth venture capital and entrepreneurship markets. Strategic Location The Cox School is at home in the heart of Dallas—one of the nation’s prime locations for entrepreneurial and venture-capital activity. Executive Mentoring Program The Associate Board, Cox’s executive mentoring program, enables you to work one on one with a business leader from the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Our more than 220 executive mentors represent national and global corporations, as well as entrepreneurial ventures, in every major industry. Networking Opportunities The Cox network distinguishes itself from other business school networks through its global reach and local touch. The worldwide Cox alumni network—more than 30,000 strong—will become one or your most valuable assets. In Dallas, local alumni, corporate partners, and friends of the school participate in speaker series, mentoring programs, career fairs and other activities. You’ll have the opportunity to build relationships with leaders and practitioners from some of the area’s top businesses. Renowned Faculty The Cox School has attracted a unique group of distinguished professors. In addition to strong research and teaching skills, our faculty has significant entrepreneurial experience. A number of instructors run advisory firms that serve entrepreneurs and investors—preparing business plans, counseling clients on mergers and acquisitions, and facilitating multimillion-dollar debt, equity funding, and exit transactions. Leadership Development When all other things are equal, it’s often strong leadership and communications skills that set certain candidates apart from the competition. You’ll receive specialized training in these critical areas through our innovative Business Leadership Center.


AACSB Accredited, Southern Methodist University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association

International Student Requirements:

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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