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Undergraduate Program

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

US News & World Report, 2024


Master of Finance

Financial Times, 2022


MS in Marketing Analytics

QS, 2024

AI at Smith

Transforming teaching, research and the practice of business

Learn more about how the Smith School's robust research enterprise explores the capabilities of AI and how we're preparing our students for the future of business.

Learn More: AI at Smith

Smith School Launches UMD-AI LinkUp Maps

This dynamic new tool uses job posting data to analyze the spread of jobs requiring AI skills across the country – by sector, state and more granular geographic levels.

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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



Lisa Kidd Hunt ’97

Lisa Kidd Hunt didn’t exactly leave Smith after graduating with her bachelor’s degree in finance. Not in a Matthew Mcconaughey à la “Dazed & Confused” kind of way, but she’s the kind of person who sticks around, cultivating the relationships and roots she’s planted.

Read the profile: Planting Deep Roots

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

Bill Boyle ’81

Entrepreneurs can face a multitude of challenges as they take their ideas from concept to startup, and Bill Boyle ’81 understands them all.

Read the profile: Understanding – and Supporting – Entrepreneurship

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


Reforming the Federal Home Loan Banks

Friday, April 19, 2024
12:00 PM EDT
View Event Reforming the Federal Home Loan Banks

Smith in Baltimore: Admitted Student Mixer

Sunday, April 21, 2024
1:00 PM EDT
View Event Smith in Baltimore: Admitted Student Mixer
Admissions, Info Session

Master’s Programs Application Tips & Tricks

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
8:30 AM EDT
View Event Master’s Programs Application Tips & Tricks
Admissions, Info Session

Full-Time MBA Info Session

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
12:30 PM EDT
View Event Full-Time MBA Info Session
Admissions, Info Session

Online MS in Management Studies (OMiM) Information Session

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
6:30 PM EDT
View Event Online MS in Management Studies (OMiM) Information Session
Admissions, Info Session

Plus 1 Info Session (Honors Students)

Thursday, April 25, 2024
1:00 PM EDT
View Event Plus 1 Info Session (Honors Students)
Admissions, Info Session

Flex MBA Info Session

Thursday, April 25, 2024
6:30 PM EDT
View Event Flex MBA Info Session
Admissions, Info Session

Executive MBA Info Session

Wednesday, May 1, 2024
12:00 PM EDT
View Event Executive MBA Info Session
Admissions, Info Session

Finance/Accounting Business Master’s Webinar

Friday, May 3, 2024
8:30 AM EDT
View Event Finance/Accounting Business Master’s Webinar

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