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Master of Science in Information Systems

Next Start Date: January

Part-Time Flex MBA

Why Smith?

At the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, you'll find an unparalleled education that helps you unleash your creativity. Challenge the status quo. Think critically and independently. And empower yourself to shape the future for the benefit of all. In addition to gaining an indispensable business toolkit, you'll learn to embrace the complexities of modern business while preparing to overcome the grand challenges of tomorrow.

Our forward-looking curriculum is led by globally influential faculty. They'll help you define your path, discover your passion and engage the future with purpose. And with deep connections to the business, government, nonprofit and professional networks of the Washington, D.C., Metro area, we can offer truly unique learning experiences and access to internship and job opportunities across all industries. At Smith, you'll never stop moving Fearlessly Forward.


Executive MBA, U.S

Financial Times, 2023


Undergraduate (Public)

#21 Nationwide

U.S. News & World Report, 2024


Flex MBA

U.S. News & World Report, 2024


Online MBA

Fortune Magazine, 2022


Master of Finance

Financial Times, 2022


MS in Marketing Analytics

QS, 2022

New Flexible Start Dates for the MS in Information Systems Program

We are now accepting applicants to start the MSIS program in August or January, making it easier for you to obtain your degree on your schedule. Visit the business master’s admissions page for more details on the additional MSIS application deadlines. Last international application deadline September 29.

Next Start Date: January

Silver Jubilee

2023 will mark the 25th anniversary of the official naming of the Robert H. Smith School of Business. During this landmark year, the school will celebrate the life and legacy of Robert H. Smith and reflect on the impact of his philanthropic investment in the school.

Learn More: Silver Jubilee

Launch Extraordinary Careers

Smith’s deep connections to the business community open unmatched opportunities. Advisory Councils keep us actively engaged with industry leaders and experts, who bring their real-world experience to help shape what students learn, match classroom lessons to real-world needs, and widen the pipeline for internship and job opportunities.

As I moved along the interview ladder, I worked with my career coach to sharpen my responses. My last round of interviews went so well that Amazon offered me a more senior role than I originally applied for

Blanka Thibaud, MBA ’21

Real Estate Transactions Manager


Experience the Power of the Smith Network

The Smith community extends far beyond the walls of Van Munching Hall. With more than 69,000 alumni globally, and partnerships with prestigious companies, organizations and foundations, you’re never without a connection.

The first time I visited the United States was when I landed at Smith. The professors and welcoming environment made it easy to assimilate into a new culture and ultimately find what I was passionate about – finance.

Akash Palkhiwala, MBA ’99



Carly Fiorina, MBA ’80

When Carly Fiorina, MBA ’80, looks back over the arc of her career, what stands out for her isn’t a single achievement or experience. That’s not what defines her. So what does stand out for her as she looks back?

Read the profile: From Student to CEO, Solving Problems

Evan Lutz ’14

Entrepreneur Evan Lutz ’14 hates to see food go to waste. So in 2014 during his senior year at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, he co-founded Hungry Harvest from his dorm basement in College Park, Md.

Read the profile: Fighting Food Waste and Hunger

Robert G. Hisaoka ’79

Robert G. Hisaoka ’79 believes building a strong business begins with building a strong team through great communication and measuring performance. Over the span of his career, he’s done just that. 

Read the profile: From Autos to Philanthropy, Driven To Make a Difference

Learn from Global Thought Leaders

Our one-of-a-kind faculty create a vibrant intellectual community where you’ll be challenged to learn and grow. Our highly regarded research faculty are shaping the practice of business around the world.

Michael Fu
Improving the kidney donor recipient matching process

Michael Faulkender, Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury
Offering expert testimony to Congress on inflation

Rajshree Agarwal
Providing insights for strategy and innovation in her Forbes column

Cliff Rossi
Analyzing climate-driven flood risk

Gerald Suarez, Former Director of Presidential Quality at the White House
Providing world-renowned organizational design thought leadership

Lauren Rhue
Influencing the future of information systems by studying bias and objectivity in AI

Events at Smith

Admissions, Info Session

Online MSBA Information Session

Monday, December 4, 2023
6:30 PM EST
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The Master's Student Experience (Mandarin) 中文專場

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
8:30 AM EST
View Event The Master's Student Experience (Mandarin) 中文專場
Admissions, Info Session

DBA Program - Virtual Information Session

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
5:00 PM EST
View Event DBA Program - Virtual Information Session
Admissions, Info Session

MSBA vs. MSIS: Which Program is Right for You?

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
8:30 AM EST
View Event MSBA vs. MSIS: Which Program is Right for You?

Dingman Advising x Get to Know Dingman

Thursday, December 7, 2023
4:00 PM EST
View Event Dingman Advising x Get to Know Dingman
Admissions, Info Session

Master's Programs Application Tips & Tricks

Monday, December 11, 2023
8:30 AM EST
View Event Master's Programs Application Tips & Tricks
Admissions, Info Session

Full-Time MBA Info Session

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
8:30 AM EST
View Event Full-Time MBA Info Session
Admissions, Info Session

Online MS in Management Information Session

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
12:30 PM EST
View Event Online MS in Management Information Session

Founders Forum

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
5:15 PM EST
View Event Founders Forum

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