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


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. New degrees include online master’s degrees in cybersecurity and data science, but the program also offers certificate programs in tech specialties such as digital marketing, digital analytics, cybersecurity risk and analysis, cloud for systems integration, and UX design.

“With SMU PRO, students can strengthen their resumes and explore new fields of interest by acquiring competencies that employers are seeking—all delivered from leading faculty and instructors who are experts in their fields,” Kimberly Rutigliano, managing director, said in a statement. “Our vision is that SMU PRO will provide the professional power that leads to students’ success.”

SMU Pro is an initiative of SMU, giving the program a nationally ranked reputation, whether learners are working toward a new certificate or a master’s degree. SMU PRO offers learners many opportunities, including:

  • Renowned faculty and experienced practitioners, striving to ensure students receive an education that’s meaningful and interactive in both the online and on-campus classroom settings;
  • SMU’s many ties to the industry regionally, nationally, and internationally; and
  • Access to SMU’s worldwide alumni organization that connects students to an involved network for career advice, placement, and advancements.