University of Maryland
Robert H. Smith School of Business

Contact Information

MBA & MS
Website: http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu

Phone:
Full-time MBA, Part-time MBA and MS Programs (301) 405.2559

Email:
FT and PT MBA: mba_info@rhsmith.umd.edu
MS Programs: masters@rhsmith.umd.edu

Executive MBA
Phone: (301) 405-2189
Email: embainfo@rhsmith.umd.edu

PhD
Phone: 301.405.2214
Email: businessphd@rhsmith.umd.edu

Click Here to Contact Smith MBA School at University of Maryland directly.

Degree Programs

Accreditation

  • Middle States
  • AACSB (Business Schools)

 

Admissions

Each program will require specific requirements for Admissions – please be sure to look at the program specifics.

General Requirements include the following:
- Undergraduate Transcripts
- GMAT or GRE score (some programs will accept either exam)
- Resume (professional work experience and accomplishments)
- Essays (as required by program)
- Application
- Application Fee
- Letters of Recommendation (numbers of letters vary by program)

While admissions decision consider a holistic approach (all required components are reviewed and weighted equally) – Smith does seek students who are looking for a collaborative environment, creative problem solving, team work, innovative practices and a diverse community.

Tuition

Costs will vary by program:

  • Full-time MBA In state $40,148 Out of State $47,448
  • Part-time MBA (8 credits per semester $11,511)
  • Executive MBA $98,5000
  • MS Programs
    > $45,000 - Washington, DC Campus
    > $45,000 - College Park Campus (In-state tuition) or $55,000 (out of state tuition)


Description of Learning Environment

At Smith – we follow the integration of the three C’s – Career, Curriculum and Community. All programming, initiatives and activities look to include all three components for the entire Smith Community.

The Smith School is proud of our integration of academic theory and real-life integration of concepts. Students are encouraged to participate in action-learning projects through classroom learning, student organizations and other opportunities for real-time, real-data experiential learning. Smith is well known for our collaborative community for academics, professional development and social activities. Learning is not limited to the classrooms and laboratories – learning is also fostered through presentations and programming from the Smith Centers of Excellence and the Office of Career Services.

MBA Students
The Smith MBA is known for course flexibility – to adhere to the diverse career interests of our students. Students will complete Core Requirements and then select elective courses to supplement or advance their skills in functional or industry-related areas. In addition to the Core Requirements, MBA students are engaged in the “SMITH EXPERIENCE” – five (5) areas to give students experience with hands-on projects with businesses and organizations. The Smith Experience focus areas include: Consulting, Entrepreneurship, Global, Investing and Social Value Creation.

These diverse and unique opportunities are relevant for career transtioners, those exploring new functional areas or industries and for those students who have not worked in the US.

MS Students
In addition to Core Courses, and Elective Courses – students may have options for Global Study or a Capstone Focus.

Relevant Information on Faculty

Smith Faculty are from various academic and industry backgrounds from all over the world. Go here for more information by specific departments.

Accomplishments/Recognition

Graduate Programs
#17 Executive MBA Program, (World) Business Week, 2011
#17 Part-time MBA Program, US News & World Report, 2012
#28 MBA Program, (US) Financial Times 2012
#11 Public Business School, US, Financial Times 2012
#6 Information Systems (MBA), US News & World Report, 2012
#14 Supply Chain/Logistics (MBA), US News & World Report, 2012

Research
#10 Research, World, Financial Times 2012
#5 in Faculty Research, World, Financial Times 2011
#2 Intellectual Capital (MBA), BusinessWeek 2010

Smith Stats
1200 full-time, part-time and executive MBA students
100 PhD students
150 full-time and 50 part-time faculty members
45,000 Smith School Alumni worldwide

For the most recent listings of Smith Accomplishments – please visit: www.rhsmith.umd.edu/about/facts.aspx

Number of Military Graduates
Smith has the distinction of graduation many members of our US military (and even some veterans from overseas) from all of our programs – undergraduate, graduate and doctoral. Smith has been a partner for research projects involving different branches of service and the Department of Defense.
Typically the Full-time MBA program has 3-7 members of the military in each class.

Scholarships
Veteran’s Scholarships for the University of Maryland: http://thestamp.umd.edu/student_involvement/veteran_student_life/umd_scholarships

MBA Scholarships/Fellowships/Graduate Assistantships
These awards are designated for the Full-time MBA program, please follow the application instructions carefully. Priority deadline for being considered for funding is the January 15th deadline.