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New Programs from SMU Continuing and Professional Education

SMU Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) programs provide accessible and meaningful learning experiences in a broad range of professional topics and academic subjects. Pivoting quickly in response to the global pandemic, CAPE served more than 1200 noncredit students this school year through remote classes. Before COVID-19 became a household name, the CAPE team already planned […]

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SMU OFFERS ESPORTS BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

New program draws from Cox and Simmons Schools, delivered through SMU Professional and Online DALLAS (SMU) – SMU is proud of its history of developing courses that address student interest in emerging markets. In keeping with this tradition, The Cox School of Business and The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development have […]

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Lessons in Online Teaching: A Faculty Perspective (Part One in a Series)

March 12, 2020, the day many of us first learned that our on-campus classes would need to be transitioned to online for the two weeks following Spring Break (which would eventually become the rest of the semester).  Having taught online for the last 6 years in our Master’s of Science in Data Science (MSDS) program […]

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SMU GO Course Spotlight: Aligning Cybersecurity to the Business

  The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered an extraordinary array of cybersecurity challenges.  As the outbreak threatens to overload the healthcare system and the global economy, it’s also having a powerful impact on the security of businesses and individuals.  SMU Global and Online (SMU GO) recognizes the need to support corporate decision-makers with the kind of […]

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Working at Home – Staying Productive and Secure

Emergency Remote Instruction forced us all to think about how we work, teach, and learn. Working from home, while providing some flexibility, comes with its own challenges. Limited devices and limited bandwidth for multiple people can tax the patience and frustration of all involved, all while trying to present as professional in more video conferences […]

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MSDS in Data Science Spring Immersion and Symposium

  The MS in Data Science Spring Immersion and Symposium is coming up again this March with a new venue and great opportunities for students and Data Science professionals alike!  Although the program’s classroom format is online learning, dozens of students get to visit the campus and meet their professors and peers in person each […]

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Share Your Program Ideas: A Message From The Associate Provost Ad Interim

  SMU Global and Online (GO) is especially busy going into 2020. Our pace of work has increased significantly over the past 4 months. Today GO is on its way to launching two new online graduate degrees in fall 2021, plus four new non-credit certificates in 2020. The Lyle School of Engineering’s online MS in […]

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

  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” courses – one on Shakespeare and the other on the Essay and the Novel. Almost 100 years later, in July 2009, SMU Lifelong Learning grew into SMU Continuing […]

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Bottle Rocket CEO Describes Leadership in Tech

  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 changed, and with it, the way brands interact with those customers. “We kind of are known to be the […]

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Take the First Step towards Earning Your CFP® Certificate

  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 15% through 2026, significantly outpacing the average for all other occupations. Other benefits of getting your CFP® certificate include: […]