Academics and Students
Academics and Students
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is a comprehensive business school offering top-ranked degree programs at every level, along with executive education courses.
Secure an internship that could lead to your dream job. Join a club, or join five. Study abroad. Find a specialty in our Fellows Program. And don’t miss the annual Smith in the City trip to New York. There’s nothing you can’t do as a Maryland Smith undergrad.
Ready to take on grand challenges? With a Maryland Smith MBA, you’ll be ready to adapt, innovate and lead fearlessly in a constantly evolving world.
Plus 1 Program
The Maryland Smith Plus 1 program allows current UMD undergraduate students to earn a business master's degree for less time and money than a traditional graduate student. You’ll take graduate-level coursework at undergraduate-level tuition rates and finish both degrees in one additional year.
Our broad range of expertise – from leadership training and executive coaching to data analytics and finance – empowers current and future leaders to reach their fullest potential and transform their organizations.
Maryland Smith’s Business Master’s degree programs teach you to analyze data and think critically to solve business problems. You’ll develop advanced knowledge of a specialized business area, helping you stand out to employers and make a real impact in the workplace.
- Business Analytics In-Person
- Management Studies In-Person
- Supply Chain Management
- Marketing Analytics
- Quantitative Finance
- Information Systems
Graduate Certificate in Technology Management
The Graduate Certificate in Technology Management prepares public and private sector leaders to identify, transition and leverage emergent technology into and across their organizations and markets.
The Smith PhD Program shapes the future of business scholarship by inspiring contributions to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge through exciting careers in research, and teaching at top universities around the world.
Doctor of Business Administration
The DBA program will give you a new level of expertise in business research and theories that you'll apply to business and organizational problems.
The Office of Career Services partners with Smith students to provide an array of resources and events aimed at helping you find your dream job. From career coaches, to résumé reviews, to mock interviews, to our massive career fairs, the OCS is here to help you take that next step in your career.
Whether you're looking for employment or looking to hire, the HireSmith Career Portal puts a wealth of information at your disposal.
The team provides guidance for every single student in pursuit of career development and/or conducting a job search.
Find yourself at Smith, then find your people. With a variety of clubs targeted towards academic pursuits, as well as personal interests and affinities, there's a place for everyone.
The MBA Association (MBAA) serves the full-time student body of Maryland Smith. The MBAA is the primary interface between the student body and the administration in order to enhance the Smith MBA experience.
Smith Masters Student Association
Smith Masters Student Association (SMSA) events can help you expand your network, meet new people and further develop your business skills.
Smith Undergraduate Student Association
The Smith Undergraduate Student Association (SUSA) is the governing body of Smith clubs, students and community, and is built upon the pillars of accountability, engagement, and service.
Smith’s student clubs offer the chance to focus on your personal interests while sharpening your leadership skills. Participating in the many opportunities for learning and achieving that exist everywhere at Smith will change your perspective, your focus – even your life. Take advantage of this vast internal network.
Smith’s faculty are regularly ranked among the best in the world, producing research that is published in top journals and cited by top scholars. They are committed to creating a vibrant intellectual community in which future business leaders are challenged to learn and grow.
Social Impact at Smith
Social Impact at Smith is a dean’s initiative advancing the values of businesses to serve a social purpose. We achieve this by equipping students and the greater University of Maryland community with the skills and resources needed to both maximize shareholder value and positively impact society and the planet. This initiative aims to create the next generation of business leaders ready to tackle the grand challenges of our time.
“We envision a world in which organizations and their leaders have the tools and insights to build a just and sustainable future for all.”
Dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business
Diversity and Inclusion
The Robert H. Smith School of Business strives to ensure that all members of the Smith community feel welcomed, valued, and proud of every aspect of who they are. Through education, knowledge creation, advocacy, programming, and support, Maryland Smith commits to building an inclusive community that fosters a sense of belonging among all stakeholders.
The Smith School is proud to embrace the TerrapinSTRONG vision of an inclusive environment, where every member of our community feels that they belong and are empowered to reach their full potential. All students, faculty and staff are asked to complete this course, which will take you approximately 30 minutes.
Check out Smith’s diversity resources, which were compiled to aid students as they navigate the finance, tech, and consulting recruitment processes given the growing number of externships, internships, and mentorship organizations supporting diversity.
There are many ways to finance your education, and the university has many resources in place to help you find the option that works best for you.
Testudo is the interactive web portal that allows current students to complete transactions related to their course registration and academic record.
The Adele H. Stamp Student Union, commonly referred to as "Stamp", is the student activity center on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.
The University of Maryland Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) provides a full range of parking and transportation services to a diverse community of more than 50,000 students, faculty and staff in the City of College Park.