Home







Cox Professional MBA

Southern Methodist University’s Cox School offers a two-year Professional MBA (PMBA) program that combines a Quant focus with internationally recognized faculty in a private school setting. The PMBA program takes 2 years to complete and conducts the course in two campuses – Dallas and Plano, 30 Kms from Dallas.

Key Advantages


•  Study in Dallas, USA’s top business hub after New York
•  The curriculum is identical to that of the Full-time MBA program
•  Complete access to all the resources of the MBA Career Management Center (CMC)
•  An alumni network of 38,000+ in more than 21 countries
•  Short study period of just 2 years
•  International Exchange program to 7 B-schools in Europe, Asia and South America

Course Details

1. The program is completed over 6 semesters in 2 years.

2. There are two intakes, in January and August.

3. Classes are held on both weekdays and weekends.

4. 14 concentrations to choose from including niche concentrations such as Energy Finance, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, Product & Brand Management and Financial Consulting.

5. Core Curriculum @ Plano: Monday & Wednesday evenings 6:30 pm - 9:20 pm

6. Core Curriculum @Dallas: Thursday evenings 6:30 pm – 9:20 pm & Saturday mornings 9 am – 11:50 am

7. Electives: Monday to Thursday evenings & Saturday mornings at both campuses

8. Business Leadership Center (BLC) - leadership training through 80+ seminars conducted by business leaders from Fortune 500 companies, med-sized businesses and startups.

9. Associate Board Executive Mentor Program - pairs students with a mentor from 260+ elite business leaders.

Criteria

• Noteworthy personal and professional experiences
• Strong academic background
• Natural leadership potential
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Character traits like maturity, integrity, self-motivation
• A lifelong commitment to learning and achieving

Scholarships

For local students

• Federal Financial Aid for up to $20,500 in Federal Loans per academic year. •    Federal Graduate PLUS Loan with a fixed interest rate of 8.5%.

For international students

100% credit-based loans with variable interest rates. Students must have a U.S. citizen co-signer.

Application process

1.  GMAT scores. GRE is accepted in some cases.
2.  TOEFL/PTE scores for international applicants.
3.  Online application form
4.  Professional resume
5.  Essays
6.  Official copies of any graduate and undergraduate transcripts
7.  2 professional recommendations
8.  Personal interview

Deadlines

For Entry in Spring/January 2013

Evaluation of applications starts — September 2012
Early Application Deadline — October 18, 2012
Final Application Deadline — November 15, 2012 (Applications received on or after this date are accepted on a space-available basis only.)

For Entry in Fall/August 2013

Evaluation of applications starts — January 2013
Early Application Deadline — May 10, 2013
Final Application Deadline — June 17, 2013 (Applications received on or after this date are accepted on a space-available basis only.)

Apply Online

Videos


2012 Alumni Molly Hughes explains how Cox PMBA helped her switch careers from retail to financing.

Choose your MBA. All you need for your future in One Book

"I attended three MBA Tours in US and Canada. I could just scratch the surface compared to what the guide has included. Thank you guys for the amazing book"

1.
Choose your MBA program based on 19 Specializations: General Management, Finance, Consulting, Marketing, Strategy, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Luxury Management, Information Systems, Hospitality Management, Accounting, Energy, Non-Profit, Wine, Sports, Sustainability, Leadership Development, Military & International.

2. Research Based on Data. Not Rhetoric.

3.
Recommended by Alumni from Top MBA Programs

4. Latest trends in Post-MBA Salary

5. Steps to calculate return on investment (No Fancy Tools Required, Just Basic Math)

Download F1GMAT's MBA Research Guide



11 Top MBA Essay Guides in 1 Book + Sample Essays + The Art of Storytelling + Leadership Narratives + Review Tips + Persuasion Strategies + The Secret to "unleashing" your unique voice


Only 1 in 900 gains admission to Harvard MBA program. If you write your essay focused only on your achievements, post-MBA goals, and your pre-MBA experience, you will be among the 899 rejected applicants.

ATTENTION is the secret ingredient. How will you get the attention of the essay reviewer?

You know why parables shared 1000 years ago are still shared among us?

Storytelling!

Yes, the art of storytelling has won presidency for Obama, transformed Apple from an unknown start-up to a brand synonymous with Quality, and gained admission for the average MBA Applicant.

F1GMAT's Essay Guides
will teach you how to transform your essay to an epic life journey with trials and tribulations that will move the admission team.

Winning MBA Essay Guide: Includes Essay Tips for Harvard, Stanford, Chicago Booth, Columbia, Wharton, MIT Sloan, Kellogg, NYU Stern, Insead, Haas and London Business School MBA program
+ Sample Essays
+ The Art of Storytelling
+ Leadership Narratives
+ Review Tips
+ Persuasion Strategies
+ The Secret to "unleashing" your unique voice

Download the Winning MBA Essay Guide (2017 Entering Class)