Tomorrow starts here.
You’ll learn from globally influential faculty, with a curriculum that makes technology and data analytics techniques accessible for everyone. Our STEM-designated curriculum signals to future employers that you have the analytical savvy to take on any new business problem. Develop skills in leadership and strategic thinking that will equip you to tackle uncertainty, make data-driven decisions, and inspire others.
• Choose whether to take classes online or in-person
• Expand your network with our 67,000+ alumni
• Stay relevant in business with our STEM-certified curriculum
• Ranked #21 in the nation (U.S. News & World Report, 2024)
August 2024 January 2025
24 - 28 Months
Online and On-Campus Options
A nationally ranked MBA on your schedule
The Smith part-time Flex MBA will accelerate your career with a robust STEM curriculum while fitting into your life and work schedule. You choose how to take your courses – online or in-person at one of our three campus locations in Baltimore, Md., Rockville, Md., or Washington, D.C.
- Business moves fast. Our curriculum adapts in real time.
- STEM-designation gives you the analytical tools you need for any novel problem.
- MBA Advisory Councils guarantee we know and understand industry trends as they happen.
- Consulting practicums let you put new skills into practice.
- Career coaching and resources help you navigate your future.
- Access to 69,000+ alumni expands your network worldwide.
Flex MBA Info Session
6:30 PM EST
Master’s Mock Class: Negotiations
6:30 PM EST
Flex MBA Info Session
12:00 PM EDT
In the Flex MBA, you’ll learn how to take on big data and create action-oriented solutions, sharpen your leadership skills, and deepen your strategic thinking. Your career advancement depends on your ability to lead in markets that are fast-paced, global and complex. We’re future-focused, so you’re going to build a foundation of competencies that will carry you through an ever-changing business landscape.
Our curriculum will not only equip you with the skills you need, it will give you opportunities to put those skills into practice via experiential learning. Imagine speaking to your next employer, not about learning in a classroom, but a real problem you solved for a partner organization.
Smith faculty work continuously with industry executives in our MBA Advisory Council to include in-demand skills in the curriculum and ensure that we're relevant in real-time for working students while also preparing a new generation of leaders for the future of business.
Data helps leaders make sound business decisions. It shows you what’s actually happening in your organization—what’s impacting your teams, your competitors, and your customers. Data is not only the facts, it’s the truth.
Technical Account Manager
Turn your degree into a Tech MBA with the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management, taught by faculty from the Smith School of Business, the Clark School of Engineering, and the School of Public Policy. Get a comprehensive overview of how technology is created, commercialized and managed. Dive deeper than design thinking, understand innovation from the inside, and start engineering your enterprise's future. Complete the certificate as your Flex MBA elective credits.
At Maryland Smith, you can enhance your education through experiences that go beyond traditional classroom learning. Be a part of a consulting team that helps a local company solve a business problem. Travel abroad to consult for an international firm. Manage an equity fund worth more than $1 million. Grow your business savvy and prepare to advance, change careers or launch a new venture. Whatever your passions or career goals, you can nurture them at Smith.
Real-world experience pairs with classroom learning in this four-credit course, which consists of semester-long consulting engagements between student teams and clients who have contracted with Smith to receive management consulting services.
Managed by a team that includes MBAs and Smith Business Master’s students, the Global Equity Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation by capturing the superior returns that equity investments have historically provided.
The Center for Global Business organizes graduate level programming including international courses, consulting projects and competitions.
Learn from Influential Faculty
Our amazing faculty are educators who are passionate about research, teaching and mentorship. Their commitment to creating a vibrant, intellectual community where you’ll be challenged to learn and grow is unmatched.
Served as Asst. Secretary for Economic Policy at the U.S. Department of Treasury; led the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program to combat the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Named by The Economist as one of the world's top thinkers on emerging economies; frequently speaks at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos.
Among the first professors in the country to bring machine learning content into MBA curriculum; 25 years of research, teaching and industry engagement with expertise in AI, machine learning and business analytics.
Starr's research examines issues at the intersection of labor markets, human capital, entrepreneurship and technology, with a focus on noncompete contracts; testimony before Congress has influenced policy and rules proposals by the Federal Trade Commission.
Associate Chair of the Marketing Department, winner of Krowe Award for Excellence in Teaching; teaches core marketing courses and product innovation courses in the Undergraduate and MBA programs and has extensive experience in sales and business development.
Smith meets you where you are, takes you where you want to go and gives you the core competencies you need to build your career.
Angela Granum, MBA '18
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