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Full-Time MBA

Change the Trajectory of Your Career and Your Life

A truly transformational experience awaits you in the internationally recognized, top-ranked Full-time MBA program at the University of Maryland. Here, future leaders develop strong analytical skills and a keen understanding of the way business functions like marketing, finance and operations interact.

Whether you want to grow where you are, change industries, or launch your own startup, our program's amazing faculty, vibrant community and comprehensive career services will prepare you for a truly phenomenal future.




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Why Smith?

  • Complete your degree alongside an impressive cohort of classmates, as diverse in background as they are in industry
  • Tap into the powerful collective brain trust of our dynamic, top-ranked faculty, 18 of whom are among the top 2% of most-cited researchers in the world
  • Forge connections and move forward with the help of our worldwide Maryland Smith alum population, which is more than 68,000 strong
  • Learn and grow within a curriculum strengthened by global thought leadership in finance, management, innovation and entrepreneurship, and digital strategy, applied to the daily challenges facing each industry
  • Connect with faculty members who stand at the top of their fields in research, with many of them–Roland Rust, Michel Wedel and Bruce Golden, to name a few–receiving lifetime achievement awards in their respective fields
  • Actively participate in the global marketplace by managing assets and making important investment decisions through the $7 million Mayer Fund. A select team of ten to twelve students work with Wall Street and financial professionals to meet the Fund’s long-term performance goal of outpacing the appreciation of the S&P 500 on a risk-adjusted basis.

Smith Alumni Succeed in All Industries

An MBA is an investment in yourself—a purposeful step toward a carefully articulated vision of your future. A Maryland Smith MBA is transformative—dream-fulfilling, even—when you combine it with hard work and a passion for what you do.

Akash Palkhiwala, MBA ’99
CFO
Qualcomm

“The Smith School’s professors and its welcoming environment made it easy to assimilate into a new culture and ultimately find what I was passionate about – finance.”

Tia Konitzer, MBA ’19
Marketing Manager
Meta

"I have always had a data-driven mindset, and Smith helped me deepen this knowledge base. Understanding data and knowing how to interpret it to pitch my ideas to leadership is so empowering."

Colin Goddard, MBA ’18
Director
SOURCE Global

“I’ve seen how public policy, nonprofits and advocacy can shape the future. But I knew that businesses also had a role, and I wanted to get that experience making change in a different way using a different set of tools.”

Kristie Curameng Bradford, MBA ’05
Director of Intellectual Property
IBM

"Understanding business fundamentals is as important as understanding innovation. I think tech-savvy and business acumen will be essential for the next generation of Smith students."

Maryland Smith by the Numbers

#28
Best Business School (U.S.)
Bloomberg Businessweek 2021
68,000+
Global Maryland Smith Alumni
5,200
Maryland Smith Students

34,000+ Local Smith Alumni

Smith’s local alumni networks extends throughout the region, its industries and the top offices of the federal government. Tap your fellow Smith Terps for an introduction, informational interview or a simple cup of coffee.

34,000+ Smith alumni living in the DC-metro area. 432,000 federal jobs. 30-minute drive to Baltimore. 15-minutes Metro ride to Washington DC.

Our Faculty is Top-Ranked and it Shows

Maryland Smith’s faculty are passionate about creating new knowledge and sharing it with students. They regularly serve as consultants for large financial institutions, multinational corporations and government agencies. And in the classroom, they’ll share those same techniques they use to help corporate clients implement their own data-driven decision making.

Faculty Advisors

Your faculty advisors are full-time faculty members with specific expertise in helping students coordinate their curriculum choices with their career aspirations. You might even see them at a few social events, too.

John Bono

John Bono
Associate Clinical Professor of Information Systems
Associate Department Chair

With more than 25 years of professional experience at for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, John Bono loves to study the design, development, and implementation of information systems to solve business problems.

Protiti Dastidar

Protiti Dastidar
Associate Clinical Professor and Associate Area Chair

In addition to having won several teaching awards, Protiti Dastidar worked as an international management consultant (at KPMG) providing strategic advice for leading companies and government agencies in Europe.

Judy Frels

Judy Frels
Senior Fellow, Executive Development Programs and Clinical Professor

Judy Frels, who has won multiple teaching awards, began her career as a programmer, writing Unix code for IBM, some of which went to Mars.

Mary Beth Furst

Mary Beth Furst
Associate Clinical Professor

Mary Beth Furst is the recipient of the TLTC Fearless Teaching Seed Grant, which she'll use to analyze the differences between native and transfer students and their academic success. She hopes to address disparities by improving program design.

Leland L. Gardner

Leland L. Gardner
Associate Chair, LBPP
Senior Lecturer

His real-world experience as the Managing Director of the Surface Transportation Board responsible for financial management, information technology, human relations, and facility operations, makes Leland Gardner an asset in the classroom.

Richmond D. Mathews

Richmond D. Mathews
Associate Professor

Formerly an investment banker at Alex. Brown & Sons, Rich Mathews has had work published in all three major academic finance journals: the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies.

Full-time MBA Advisory Council

Full-time MBA Advisory Council

Advisory Councils keep us actively engaged with industry leaders and experts, who bring their real-world experience to help shape what students learn, match classroom lessons to real-world needs, and widen the pipeline for internship and job opportunities.

MEET THE ADVISORY COUNCIL

My Smith Experience

Jared Turetsky, MBA ’21
Product Line Manager, North America Flavor
McCormick & Company

“The Smith MBA program is built around world-class faculty, cutting-edge research, case discussions and data-driven decision making in order to build a more resilient and articulate business leader.”

Maria Herold, MBA ’21
Executive Associate
M&T Bank

“I enjoyed being encouraged to take part in extracurricular activities and leadership positions within the program. This allowed me to meet and engage with classmates that I might not have taken classes with and build more meaningful connections.”

Evan Shields, MBA ’19
Associate Management Consultant
Booz Allen Hamilton

“Smith was the right choice for me because they have world-class professors and a tight-knit community. I knew that attending Smith would also allow me to build strong relationships with my peers which is one of the most valuable aspects of business school.”

At the Center of Business

The Washington, D.C. - Baltimore region is a hub of opportunity for networking, experiential learning, internships and jobs.

Home to federal agencies, corporate headquarters, world-class think tanks, and national and international nonprofits, it's an engine of innovation and explosive growth in digital technology and biosciences.

With 30,000 of our 60,000+ alumni living in the metroplex that includes Baltimore, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., our location gives you easy access to the region's largest alumni network of business leaders.

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