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Smith EMBA Experience: Class Profile

Class profile

Diverse, accomplished, and ambitious, Smith EMBA students are seasoned professionals who bring a wide range of experiences and perspectives. Below are some typical EMBA cohort statistics.

EMBA Study Group


  • Average 39
  • Age Range 29 - 64

Work Experience

  • Average 16 yrs
  • Range
    • 10% <9 yrs
    • 33% 10-15 yrs
    • 22% 16-20 yrs
    • 23% 21-25 yrs
    • 12% > 25 yrs

Academics & Certifications

  • 44% have masters degrees
  • 12% have dual masters degrees
  • 2 CPAs, 1 CFA, 4 PMPs, 5 Six Sigmas






Saudi Arabia



United Kingdom

NOTE: 24% have military backgrounds representing all 4 branches of the US military


Graph of employers by industry

AARP Services, Inc. Accenture
AFL-CIO Investment Trust Corp. American Federation of Teachers
Avid Technology Professionals Booz Allen Hamilton
CACI Technologies Capitol One Bank
Center for Tobacco Products Cristal Global
CSX Transportation Cubic Global Tracking Solutions
Daston Corporation Deloitte
Department of Defense Department of the Army
Fannie Mae FDIC
Fiberlite Technologies, Inc. HP Enterprise Services
Internal Revenue Services Johns Hopkins, Applied Physics Lab
Legg Mason, Inc. MedImmune
Organization of American States RedJack LLC
Sanofi SAP Active Global Support
State of Maryland The EMMES Corporation
Towne Park US Navy
Universal Services Administration Co. UMD School of Medicine
UMD Smith School URS Federal Services
Washington Avenue International, LLC Washington Gas
XONEX Relocation


Graph of job functions

Accountant Assistant Director, Continuous Imp. Advanced Engineer II
Business Development Director Chief Engineer Chief of Staff
Chief Operating Officer Controller Data Management Manager
Deputy Director Deputy Director of Human Resources Deputy Director, Research
Director, Financial Analysis Director of Communications Director of Human Resources
Director of Procurement Director, Africa Region Director, EMBA Recruiting
Management Program Analyst Manager Naval Officer
President President/Owner Product Manager
Professor & Chairman Program Manager Regional Sales Director
Senior Consultant Senior Project Manager Senior Financial Analyst
Senior Vice President Systems Engineer Vice President of Operations