The Cox School is a nationally ranked business school located in Dallas, Texas, a premier business center in the U.S. The School offers a collegial working environment, generous faculty support and outstanding facilities. The Information Technology and Operations Management Department has well-respected research faculty, who actively publish in top academic journals, participate in national and international conferences, collaborate with scholars across the globe, and inform policy debates on topics such as Information systems design and Supply Chain Management. The department has excellent relations with the corporate and business community and an advisory board of senior executives of leading companies, providing a unique and exciting environment for both teaching and research.
SMU is a private university dedicated to academic excellence. Located in Dallas, SMU maintains a moderate size of about 12,000 students. SMU is designated as a preferred employer in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, one of the most prolific high-tech industrial and business centers in the country. The Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex is a multi-faceted business community, offering exceptional museums, diver...se cultural attractions and a vibrant economy. Dallas’ quality of life is exceptional with a relatively low cost of living, upscale apartments and homes within walking distance of campus, the opportunity to live in the city or out in the country with a relatively short commute, and the availability of both mass transit systems and plentiful on-campus parking.