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Program Comparison

Program

Full-Time MBA

Start

August

Applicant Profile

Professionals with an average of 5 years work experience. One third of full-time MBA students have earned an undergraduate degree in business. Applicants represent all industry and academic backgrounds.

Annual Enrollment

Approx. 150

Location

College Park, MD

Length of Program

21 months

Program Structure

Weekday classes.

Credits

54 credits

Admission Requirements

  • Competitive applicants have at least 2 years work experience; Four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT or GRE is required.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Interview at the Discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Program Features

  • An immersive and relevant management education experience.
  • World class intellectual capital and research scholarship driven by our international recognized faculty.
  • Access to centers of excellence such as: The Dingman Center, The New Markets Growth Fund, The Mayer Fund, and Netcentricity Labs.
  • A wide range of electives in traditional and cross-functional areas offered to meet students’ professional goals.
  • Full spectrum of career services including assessment, consultation, network management, and internship and full time placement.

Program

Evening & Weekend MBA

Start

August

Applicant Profile

Professionals with an average of 5 years work experience. One third of part-time MBA students have earned an undergraduate degree in business. Applicants represent all industry and academic backgrounds.

Annual Enrollment

Approx. 250

Location

Rockville, MD.; Baltimore, MD; or Washington, D.C.

Length of Program

Evening Program: 30-36 months
Weekend Program: 24 months

Program Structure

Evening classes offered in Rockville and Baltimore; evening and weekend classes offered in Washington, D.C.

Credits

54 credits

Admission Requirements

  • Competitive applicants have at least 2 years work experience; Four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT or GRE is required.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Program Features

  • Flexible - multiple campus locations and course formats.
  • Wide range of electives.
  • Students have the ability to apply their coursework immediately.
  • No career interruption.
  • Fully customizable curriculum based on the student's career objectives.
  • Full suite of career services including personalized career consultation.

Program

Online MBA

Start

Four starts - January, April, July and October

Applicant Profile

N/A, new program

Annual Enrollment

N/A, new program

Location

Online instruction (except for the 3-day residencies at the beginning and end of the program, which take place in College Park, MD).

Length of Program

21 months

Program Structure

Asynchronous learning and synchronous classes

Credits

54 credits

Admission Requirements

  • Competitive applicants with multiple years of progressive professional experience; four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT or GRE scores.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Program Features

  • Best of both worlds - same academic rigor and top faculty as Smith on-the-ground programs with the added flexibility of virtual learning.
  • No career interruption.
  • Specializations are offered to meet students’ professional goals.
  • Action learning projects - learning through solving real business challenges.
  • Business capstone experience.

Program

Executive MBA

Start

January

Applicant Profile

Executives with an average of 8-10 years of progressive professional experience and at least 3 years of managerial experience.

Annual Enrollment

Approx. 40

Location

College Park, MD

Length of Program

19 months

Program Structure

Classes held all day Fridays and Saturdays, every other weekend (U.S.) in a cohort setting; anchored by two one week-long residencies.

Credits

54 credits

Admission Requirements

  • Approximately 8-10 years of professional experience; Suggested 3 years of management experience; Four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT is not required.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Letter of sponsorship.
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores or equivalent (if applicable).

Program Features

  • A systems thinking approach to business.
  • Builds executive competency via a formalized leadership development program.
  • Individualized executive coaching and mastery coursework.
  • Global electives.
  • Action Learning Projects.
  • Business simulation capstone experience.