Committed to Your Success: A Message From SMU GO Associate Provost Ad Interim

November 6th, 2019|

Since its opening, SMU has offered continuing education to adult learners in the community. In September 1915 the Department of English offered the first two “extension” […]

Bottle Rocket CEO Describes Leadership in Tech

September 6th, 2019|

The era of Mad Men-style advertising – men in black suits, chain-smoking up ideas for a clientele we would now call old-school – much like the show itself, has long been over. The customer has […]

Not Your Normal Social Media Expert: 5 Questions with Steve Lee

August 29th, 2019|

Steve Lee, APR, is not exactly your normal social media expert. For one thing, he has a lot more gray hair than you would expect. But […]

Dallas-Fort Worth Welcomes Millennial Professionals

May 3rd, 2019|

Dallas has become a magnet for millennials according to a 2019 Brookings Institution report. Brookings used recently released migration data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify major metros that attracted the most 25- […]

Attracting a Multigenerational Workforce: Tuition Reimbursement, Mentoring & More

April 22nd, 2019|

With low unemployment across the U.S. and Texas, employers need to boost benefits and perks to attract and retain the best talent. As an additional challenge, today’s workforce includes multiple generations with differing career goals […]

SMU PRO Opens Doors to Career Opportunities: A Success Story

April 5th, 2019|

“Forty percent of white collar jobs will be disrupted or replaced in the next 15 years due to AI, machine learning and other technology advancements. Professionals must learn to be lifelong learners,” says Brad McCormick, […]

Top Cybersecurity Challenges and Critical Need for More Professionals

March 22nd, 2019|


The U.S. economy loses between $57 billion and $109 billion annually to malicious cyber activity, according to the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

Just as alarming are results from a recent “Cyber Risk Index” […]

SMU Seeking Applicants for New Online Master’s in Cybersecurity

March 14th, 2019|

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This article originally appeared in Dallas Innovates.


The program, which launches in 2020, will offer 10 courses for 30 credit hours, and can be completed in less than two years.


Presented by SMU Professional and […]

SMU PRO offers new opportunities to earn online master’s degrees

March 13th, 2019|

SMU Professional and Online Program is offering new ways to earn degrees and certificates, both in the classroom and online.

The program offers many different certificates, degrees, and courses to further the education of its participants. […]

SMU Professional and Online Addresses Urgent Need for Cybersecurity Experts with New Online Master’s Degree

March 7th, 2019|

SMU Professional and Online Addresses Urgent Need for Cybersecurity Experts with New Online Master’s Degree

Cybersecurity Master’s degree to help fill 20,000 cyber-related jobs soon to be needed in Texas

DALLAS (SMU) – […]

New SMU Professional and Online Program Enhances Career Advancements for Professionals

February 20th, 2019|

New SMU Professional and Online Program Enhances Career Advancements for Professionals  

SMU PRO offers degrees, certificates and short courses to help professionals boost expertise and earning power

DALLAS (SMU) – At SMU, the new Professional […]

Why the SMU Paralegal Studies Program May Be Right for You

June 8th, 2018|

Are you a legal assistant looking to expand your skills and knowledge? The SMU Paralegal Studies Certificate Program will give you that along with a solid foundation of the principles and practices inherent to the […]

Will Your Employer Pay for Continued Education?

May 25th, 2018|

Has your plan to improve your career with continued education been derailed by cost? Or the fact that your employer doesn’t offer a tuition assistance program? Well, don’t throw in the towel just yet. Your […]

How to Find Time for Professional Education

May 8th, 2018|

If you work full-time, it can be challenging to carve out the time to accomplish your professional goals, especially if you have a family. Depending on your responsibilities, it may seem all but impossible to […]

SMU CAPE Introduces VA Certified Courses

April 10th, 2018|

SMU CAPE is proud to honor our veterans by offering 11 courses which are covered by Veteran Benefits.  We know that transitioning back into civilian life can be challenging for current and former service members […]

Why Certificate Programs are So Important

April 5th, 2018|

In today’s professional landscape, it helps to have an edge over the competition. Whether you’re seeking a promotion or are on the hunt for a new job, certificates can give you the boost you need […]

Take the First Step towards Earning Your CFP® Certificate

March 9th, 2018|

An increased life expectancy rate and projected population growth have created a greater demand for Certified Financial Planners. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment rate for CFPs® is expected to increase by […]

Why Taking a Management Course is Good for Your Career

February 28th, 2018|

As a manager, your role has a direct impact on your company’s success, stagnancy or failure. To excel, you need a wide-ranging skill set that includes interpersonal, organizational, planning, financial, and decision-making skills. A great […]

Why PMP Certifications are in High Demand

February 11th, 2018|

Project Management is an important cog in an organization’s overall strategy and can have a direct impact on their earnings. That alone has always spurred a need for quality Project Managers, but with projected growth […]

5 Ways to Get Ahead in Your Career

January 24th, 2018|

Is your career on auto-pilot or have you hit a ceiling with your current skills and experience? Well, if you’re looking to break out of your rut or get to the next level in your […]

3 Benefits of Test Prep Courses

January 8th, 2018|

College admissions and professional certification tests (e.g., SAT, GRE, PMP) aren’t just something to get out of the way and cross off your list. They will ultimately affect where you attend school, what job you […]

Make them Stick: How to Keep Your
 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

December 30th, 2017|

As the new year approaches, it’s time to reflect upon the past year and to begin thinking about what’s in store for the next. It’s an opportunity to re-set, recharge and move forward. What do you want to accomplish in 2018? Here are some tips and ideas to get you on the right track.

The SMU CAPE Gift Guide

December 19th, 2017|

The holidays have arrived, and it’s crunch time to find the best gift ideas for everyone on your list.

Are you tired of giving the same old scarves, gloves and gift cards? This year, try giving […]

The Pros and Cons of Online and In-Classroom Education

December 6th, 2017|

Online learning has steadily grown in popularity in recent years. That doesn’t mean it is the right choice for everyone. But is it the right choice for you?

Let’s spend some time […]

3 Key Benefits from a Project Management Program

November 19th, 2017|

Many large companies have multiple positions, perhaps entire departments dedicated to planning and implementing large projects. It doesn’t matter the industry, these management skills are specialized and highly sought after.

Let’s take a look at some […]

The Paralegal Program is a Great Fit for Many

November 19th, 2017|

A career in the legal field can be intimidating and overwhelming for some. But for many who want to have a career in law, the paralegal route is ideal.

Many of our paralegal students have been […]

3 Ways Employees in Technology Industries can Stay Ahead of their Competition

November 18th, 2017|

Whether you are fresh out of school or you have 20 years of experience in your profession, you’re always thinking about methods of sharpening your skills or what your next professional step will be. Perhaps […]

Set Yourself up for Success Before Your Class Even Starts

November 18th, 2017|

We have been offering courses to professional for years. What we have found is that the course curriculum is not the difficult part. Effective time management from the students is the challenge.

Now that you have […]

Thank You Veterans

November 10th, 2017|

A Special Thank You from SMU CAPE

On this day, SMU Continuing and Professional Education wants to extend our heartfelt appreciation for the service and sacrifice that our men and women in the military give to […]

SMU CAPE expands reach

July 25th, 2017|

In 1915, Southern Methodist University opened its doors to the Dallas community. Today, more than a century later, it’s safe to say that the relationship between Dallas and SMU has created a great city and […]