In the internationally recognized, top-ranked Full-Time MBA program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, future leaders develop sophisticated analytical skills and a deep understanding of the way business functions like marketing, finance and operations interact.
The Smith Flex MBA program combines the quality you want with the options you need to deliver one of the best, most versatile MBA programs in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore region. Select the pace and location that best suits your career goals, and benefit from a robust network of alumni, top-ranked faculty, and advisers — all passionate about your success. Get more from your degree with elective courses earned entirely online with other part-time students, or by participating in global learning experiences.
Proven to be the best Executive MBA program in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore region, the Smith School wants to prepare you to lead fearlessly. With classes beginning in January, the Smith EMBA emphasizes personalized executive coaching to hone the leadership skills you need. Rise through the ranks, transition careers, or make a difference in the world — it all starts with a Smith EMBA.
The Online MBA program at the Smith School removes barriers to a fantastic business education by creating a global classroom for its community of digital learners.
Our online MBA students are worldly professionals who average eight years of work experience in business, government, science, engineering and more. When the student body shares such a diverse collection of real-world experiences, it can create sophisticated leaders with perspectives that go beyond their areas of expertise.
"The crown jewel of the Smith School," our students are bright, highly motivated, savvy, and mature — did we mention entrepreneurial, diligent and resourceful? They come from a wide variety of backgrounds and are eager to do what is required to succeed in their job search and career.
Today’s business world is one that is rapidly reinventing itself. Unexpected market forces and resulting organizational changes are the catalysts for new and emerging business models, methods, and unprecedented worldwide connectivity. A specialty master's degree can help you become better prepared for this new business landscape by equipping you to pursue your ideal career or to advance in your current field.
Current University of Maryland undergraduates may apply to one of 8 business master's degrees from the Smith School as part of the Plus One program. Students can earn both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park in as little as 4.5 years, saving time and money. Adding a specialty master’s degree is a fast track to an expanded business network and provides the competitive edge needed to stand out to potential employers.
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. Our foundation of academic and operational excellence is led by a cadre of world-renowned faculty who provide practical solutions that drive organizational change.
The primary mission of the PhD program of the Smith School is to produce individuals who will contribute to the discovery and dissemination of scientific knowledge through continued careers in research, publishing, and teaching at high-quality research-oriented universities and research-oriented non-academic institutions throughout the world. In carrying out this mission, it is recognized that we operate in a knowledge-based economy that is being transformed by information technology.