WHAT IS THE
SMITH EFFECT?

When you're empowered with a top-ranked Smith MBA, you have the edge to get ahead, stand out, effect change, innovate and become an influential business leader. You're current and savvy. You have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a real impact in the world.

Which MBA program is right for you?


Full-Time MBA

Start: August

Applicant Profile: Professionals with an average of 5 years work experience. One third of full-time MBA students have earned an undergraduate degree in business. Applicants represent all industry and academic backgrounds.

Annual Enrollment: Approx. 150

Location: College Park, MD

Program Length: 21 months

Program Structure: Weekday classes

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Competitive applicants have at least 2 years work experience; Four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT or GRE is required.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Interview at the Discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Program Features:

  • An immersive and relevant management education experience.
  • World class intellectual capital and research scholarship driven by our international recognized faculty.
  • Access to centers of excellence such as: The Dingman Center, The New Markets Growth Fund, The Mayer Fund, and Netcentricity Labs.
  • A wide range of electives in traditional and cross-functional areas offered to meet students’ professional goals.
  • Full spectrum of career services including assessment, consultation, network management, and internship and full time placement.

Part-Time MBA

Start: August

Applicant Profile: Professionals with an average of 5 years work experience. One third of part-time MBA students have earned an undergraduate degree in business. Applicants represent all industry and academic backgrounds.

Annual Enrollment: Approx. 250

Location: Rockville, MD; Baltimore, MD; or Washington, D.C.

Program Length: Evening Program: 30-36 months; Weekend Program: 24 months

Program Structure: Evening classes offered in Rockville and Baltimore; evening and weekend classes offered in Washington, D.C.

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Competitive applicants have at least 2 years work experience; Four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT or GRE is required.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Program Features:

  • Flexible - multiple campus locations and course formats.
  • Wide range of electives.
  • Fully customizable curriculum based on the student's career objectives.
  • Full suite of career services including personalized career consultation.

Online MBA

Start: Four starts - January, April, July, October

Applicant Profile: Professionals with an average of 9 years work experience. Program draws students from all over the US and Internationally. Applicants represent all industry and academic backgrounds.

Annual Enrollment: Approx. 100

Location: Online instruction (except for the 3-day residencies at the beginning and end of the program, which take place in College Park, MD).

Program Length: 21 months

Program Structure: Asynchronous learning and synchronous classes

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Competitive applicants with multiple years of progressive professional experience; four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT or GRE scores.
  • Add this after GMAT or GRE scores: A waiver may be considered if an applicant has demonstrated excellent quantitative and analytical skills through academic records and/or a successful career trajectory.
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Program Features:

  • Best of both worlds - same academic rigor and top faculty as Smith on-the-ground programs with the added flexibility of virtual learning.
  • Specializations are offered to meet students’ professional goals.
  • Action learning projects - learning through solving real business challenges.
  • Business capstone experience.

Contact:
Online MBA Admissions
1-877-830-7479
admissions@onlineprograms.umd.edu
www.rhsmith.umd.edu/onlinemba

Executive MBA

Start: January

Applicant Profile: Executives with an average of 15 years of progressive professional experience and at least 3 years of managerial experience.

Annual Enrollment: Approx. 45

Location: College Park, MD

Program Length: 19 months

Program Structure: Classes held all day Fridays and Saturdays, alternating weekends (U.S.) in a cohort setting; anchored by two one week-long residencies.

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Approximately 8-10 years of professional experience recommended; preferred 3 years of management experience; four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT is not required.
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • Letter of sponsorship (optional).
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores or equivalent (if applicable).

Program Features:

  • A systems thinking approach to business.
  • Builds executive competency via a formalized leadership development program.
  • Global electives (one week).
  • Action Learning Projects.
  • Business simulation capstone experience.
  • Assessment based executive coaching.

Contact:
Kirsten Sands
240-495-1475
ksands@rhsmith.umd.edu
www.rhsmith.umd.edu/programs/executive-mba

Specialty Masters

  • 5 degree specialties – Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Marketing Analytics
  • 9-18 month completion
  • D.C./Baltimore locations


Create your own Smith Effect with an MBA that offers:


Strategic Skill-building

Get the knowledge and skills you need to advance and lead in today's complex business world.

Flexibility

Go further faster. Smith's flexible, 19-month format offers you convenience with three campus locations in the region. Plus, more electives allow you to customize your learning experience to meet your career goals.

Connections

Connect with business leaders, more than 55,000 alumni worldwide (including 30,000 in the Washington metro region), and policy makers who shape the national and international business landscape.

Thought Leadership

Learn and collaborate with the thought leaders who are changing the way the world does business. For more than 10 years, the Financial Times has ranked Smith faculty among the nation's best in intellectual capital.

Real-world Learning Opportunities

Create real change in the real world by putting academic thinking into action. Smith's Centers of Excellence and Research offer you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and network with leaders in your field.

A Truly Global Approach

Prepare to lead in the international economy by gaining valuable experience working on our Global Equity Fund and participating in our 10-day global study programs.

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When you're empowered with a top-ranked Smith MBA, you have the edge to get ahead, stand out, effect change, innovate and become an influential business leader. You're current and savvy. You have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a real impact in the world.

Which MBA program is right for you?


Full-Time MBA

Start: August

Applicant Profile: Professionals with an average of 5 years work experience. One third of full-time MBA students have earned an undergraduate degree in business. Applicants represent all industry and academic backgrounds.

Annual Enrollment: Approx. 150

Location: College Park, MD

Program Length: 21 months

Program Structure: Weekday classes

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Competitive applicants have at least 2 years work experience; Four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT or GRE is required.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Interview at the Discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Program Features:

  • An immersive and relevant management education experience.
  • World class intellectual capital and research scholarship driven by our international recognized faculty.
  • Access to centers of excellence such as: The Dingman Center, The New Markets Growth Fund, The Mayer Fund, and Netcentricity Labs.
  • A wide range of electives in traditional and cross-functional areas offered to meet students’ professional goals.
  • Full spectrum of career services including assessment, consultation, network management, and internship and full time placement.

Part-Time MBA

Start: August

Applicant Profile: Professionals with an average of 5 years work experience. One third of part-time MBA students have earned an undergraduate degree in business. Applicants represent all industry and academic backgrounds.

Annual Enrollment: Approx. 250

Location: Rockville, MD; Baltimore, MD; or Washington, D.C.

Program Length: Evening Program: 30-36 months; Weekend Program: 24 months

Program Structure: Evening classes offered in Rockville and Baltimore; evening and weekend classes offered in Washington, D.C.

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Competitive applicants have at least 2 years work experience; Four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT or GRE is required.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Program Features:

  • Flexible - multiple campus locations and course formats.
  • Wide range of electives.
  • Fully customizable curriculum based on the student's career objectives.
  • Full suite of career services including personalized career consultation.

Online MBA

Start: Four starts - January, April, July, October

Applicant Profile: Professionals with an average of 9 years work experience. Program draws students from all over the US and Internationally. Applicants represent all industry and academic backgrounds.

Annual Enrollment: Approx. 100

Location: Online instruction (except for the 3-day residencies at the beginning and end of the program, which take place in College Park, MD).

Program Length: 21 months

Program Structure: Asynchronous learning and synchronous classes

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Competitive applicants with multiple years of progressive professional experience; four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT or GRE scores.
  • Add this after GMAT or GRE scores: A waiver may be considered if an applicant has demonstrated excellent quantitative and analytical skills through academic records and/or a successful career trajectory.
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Program Features:

  • Best of both worlds - same academic rigor and top faculty as Smith on-the-ground programs with the added flexibility of virtual learning.
  • Specializations are offered to meet students’ professional goals.
  • Action learning projects - learning through solving real business challenges.
  • Business capstone experience.

Contact:
Online MBA Admissions
1-877-830-7479
admissions@onlineprograms.umd.edu
www.rhsmith.umd.edu/onlinemba

Executive MBA

Start: January

Applicant Profile: Executives with an average of 15 years of progressive professional experience and at least 3 years of managerial experience.

Annual Enrollment: Approx. 45

Location: College Park, MD

Program Length: 19 months

Program Structure: Classes held all day Fridays and Saturdays, alternating weekends (U.S.) in a cohort setting; anchored by two one week-long residencies.

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Approximately 8-10 years of professional experience recommended; preferred 3 years of management experience; four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • GMAT is not required.
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • Letter of sponsorship (optional).
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL scores or equivalent (if applicable).

Program Features:

  • A systems thinking approach to business.
  • Builds executive competency via a formalized leadership development program.
  • Global electives (one week).
  • Action Learning Projects.
  • Business simulation capstone experience.
  • Assessment based executive coaching.

Contact:
Kirsten Sands
240-495-1475
ksands@rhsmith.umd.edu
www.rhsmith.umd.edu/programs/executive-mba

Specialty Masters

  • 5 degree specialties – Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Marketing Analytics
  • 9-18 month completion
  • D.C./Baltimore locations


Create your own Smith Effect with an MBA that offers:


Strategic Skill-building

Get the knowledge and skills you need to advance and lead in today's complex business world.

Flexibility

Go further faster. Smith's flexible, 19-month format offers you convenience with three campus locations in the region. Plus, more electives allow you to customize your learning experience to meet your career goals.

Connections

Connect with business leaders, more than 55,000 alumni worldwide (including 30,000 in the Washington metro region), and policy makers who shape the national and international business landscape.

Thought Leadership

Learn and collaborate with the thought leaders who are changing the way the world does business. For more than 10 years, the Financial Times has ranked Smith faculty among the nation's best in intellectual capital.

Real-world Learning Opportunities

Create real change in the real world by putting academic thinking into action. Smith's Centers of Excellence and Research offer you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and network with leaders in your field.

A Truly Global Approach

Prepare to lead in the international economy by gaining valuable experience working on our Global Equity Fund and participating in our 10-day global study programs.