Master of Science in Business and Management
Maryland Smith’s Master of Science in Business and Management (MSBMGT) program provides you with a foundational set of business skills to supplement and build on a wide range of undergraduate degrees. A master’s in management helps your resume stand out when you are just starting your career. You’ll gain knowledge in a range of subjects – including financial, marketing and strategic management – to accelerate your career trajectory and get you started in the business world.
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Why Get a Smith MS Business and Management Degree?
Maryland Smith’s MSBMGT program allows you to explore the inner workings of an organization and refine your critical thinking skills on a variety of management-related topics - key qualities that position you to become more marketable in your job search and a high-performer in any professional field. We'll also introduce you to widely-used business technology and demonstrate how it can be applied to the work you'll do in your chosen industry.
MS Business and Management at a Glance
Available as a Plus 1 Program
If you're a current University of Maryland freshman, sophomore or junior, you can pursue your MSBMGT degree through the Plus 1 program. You’ll save time and thousands of dollars on graduate tuition though this accelerated business master’s program.
Apply and Receive Admissions Benefits
Maryland Advantage can make it easier for applicants who have completed their undergraduate and/or graduate degree in the United States to transition into the business master’s program by helping them save money on tuition, skip graduate entrance exams and get personalized career counseling before starting their program.
Acquire Valuable Skills
As a student in the MS Business and Management program, your learning experience will be interactive and will challenge you to learn critical-thinking and problem-solving skills for the real world. You’ll learn how to manage others and create effective business strategies – valuable skills that will make you more competitive as you pursue opportunities.
Learn from Expert Faculty
Your professors are savvy, well-connected business experts with years of experience in leadership roles. They will push you to take your skills to the next level and offer valuable guidance as you navigate your coursework and career.
Three-time Distinguished Teacher Award recipient.
Expert in behavioral ethics and selection decision and biases in the workplace.
Allen J. Krowe Teaching Excellence award recipient.
Dean’s Professor of Management Science and Operations Management.
Expert in forecasting, supply chain risk and the economics of security.
Distinguished Teaching, Most Effective Core Professor and the Allen J. Krowe Teaching Excellence award recipient.
Expert in financial reporting and disclosure, corporate diversification, accounting information in the macroeconomy and the real effects of financial markets.
Where Your Degree Can Take You
In Maryland Smith’s Master of Science in Business and Management (MSBMGT) program, you'll gain the business skills that employers want. The knowledge you’ll gain from your experience at Maryland Smith will prepare you for exciting roles in nearly any professional industry you decide to enter.
Sources: Maryland Smith Office of Career Services, GMAC
Picture Yourself in These Job Roles
“Data Models and Decisions was one of my favorite classes. I knew the subject matter would come in handy for any job I would go into and the professor who taught it made it an engaging and enjoyable topic.”
MS Business and Management ’17
Product Development Associate, GeneDx
Businesses Who Have Hired Our Business Master's Grads
Boost Your Professional Skills
Maryland Smith’s Office of Career Services (OCS) can help you bridge the gap between being a student and an employed professional. You’ll have one-on-one access to a career coach who will provide you with personalized tips on how to articulate your strengths when interacting with your future employer.
Connect With Your Classmates
You’ll have plenty of opportunities to make connections at Smith and engage in exciting social activities through the Smith Masters Student Association.