Earn your bachelors and master’s degrees.
Save time and money. Elevate your career.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business Plus 1 program allows participating students to save time and money by taking graduate-level coursework at undergraduate-level tuition rates and finish both degrees in only one additional year or less.
Why Plus 1?
Make yourself more marketable in industry
Save time and money by taking graduate-level courses at undergraduate-level tuition
No GMAT or GRE is required
Priority consideration for merit financial aid
|FOR CURRENT UMD COLLEGE PARK UNDERGRADS WITH A 3.0+ GPA|
|All Programs||Must have a 3.0 GPA or above, minimum 60 credits, and at least 1 semester's worth of grades at UM|
|Finance||Strong quantitative background including statistics, calculus, economics with B's or better|
|Quantitative Finance||Strong quantitative background including statistics, calculus, economics with B's or better|
|Accounting||Financial and Managerial Accounting with B's or better|
|Business Analytics||Minimum of statistics and calculus with B's or better|
|Marketing Analytics||Strong quantitative background including statistics|
|Information Systems||Strong quantitative background including statistics|
|Supply Chain Management||Statistics and/or operations background|
|HOW PLUS 1 WORKS|
“The Plus 1 program allowed me to save time and money, and the competitive advantage of getting a master’s helped me secure an internship at my dream company, Google.”
MS Marketing Analytics ’20, Marketing/Finance ’19
Take the Next Steps
Submit your Plus 1 application at 60 credits or above and complete the prerequisites for your program.
If accepted, meet with your new master’s adviser to discuss course options, while also consulting your undergraduate adviser.
Accelerate your career and save time and money while earning a master’s degree.
Finance, Quantitative Finance and Business Analytics are a fall start only. Please consult admissions with any questions about available entry times into Plus 1.
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