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University of Maryland, College Park Robert H. Smith School of Business

College Park, MD
Academics & Programs

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A large school with a commanding reputation in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore metropolitan areas, the Robert H. Smith School of Business offers a wide range of MBA options to a diverse student body of more than 1,000 graduate students. Depending on their professional experience, work schedule, ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

2417 Van Munching Hall

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742-1871

United States

Phone: 301-405-9540

Fax: 301-314-9862

Website

Degrees / Programs
Academic Experience Rating: 87
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, Investment Banking, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, Marketing, MS/MBA -- Dual Degree, Organizational Behavior, Product Management, RN/MBA -- Dual Degree, Supply Chain Management
Centers of Research: Clickers allow students be better engaged in class, assists student in instantly understanding comprehension, create(s) an interactive lecture environment, and track student performance. Student response systems (SRS) easily allow professors to create interactive PowerPoint® presentations that collect real-time responses from students.
Part Time Program: Yes
Evening Program: Yes
Executive MBA Program Offered: Yes
Other Advanced Degrees Offered: MBA - 18 months to 5 years MS - 1 year to 16 months
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MBA/MS - 66 credits (21 months to 5 years); MBA/JD - 108 credits (3 to 5 years); MBA/Master of Public Policy - 66 credits (2.3 years to 5 years); MBA/Master of Social Work - 88 credits (2.3 to 5 years); MBA/MS in Nursing - 66 credits (3 - 5 years)
Study Abroad Options: China UAE Brazil Chile India Singapore Germany The Netherlands South Africa Sri Lanka Australia - RMIT Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Hong Kong - HKUST University of Science and Technology Taiwan - NTU National Taiwan University France - SKEMA Sophia Antipolis Germany - WHU Koblenz Denmark - CBS Copenhagen Business School China - Guanghua School of Management
Other Programs: The Smith School's Office of Global Initiatives offers approximately eight short-term programs abroad (7 - 10 days) that combine seminars led by DC-based industry experts and policy-makers with site visits at local and multinational companies, cultural experiences, and hands-on learning opportunities in the host country. One specific program in China brings together students from the Guanghua School of Management and The Technion (Israel) in China for a business plan competition. Through the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), Smith also offers consulting programs in cooperation with university consortia, such as the Global Business Project (GBP), and in direct partnership with business schools abroad, such as Universidad de Chile and the Birla Institute of Management (BIMTECH, India).
Academic Calendar: Semester
Online Course Catalog: http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/mba/
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Faculty
Total Faculty: 68%
Full-Time Faculty: 68%
Part-Time Faculty: 32%
Female Faculty: 30%
Minority Faculty: 28%
Decisions, Operations & Information Technologies: www.rhsmith.umd.edu/doit/
Finance: www.rhsmith.umd.edu/finance/
Logistics, Business & Public Policy: www.rhsmith.umd.edu/lbpp/
Marketing: www.rhsmith.umd.edu/marketing/
Accounting & Information Assurance: www.rhsmith.umd.edu/accounting/
Management & Organization: www.rhsmith.umd.edu/management/
Entrepreneurship: www.rhsmith.umd.edu/dingman
Social Value Creation: www.rhsmith.umd.edu/svc
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Academic Services Offered
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:As a result of student concerns from last year, the second year students implemented a “Student Help Desk” during the midterm and finals weeks of the fall 2009 semester. Second year students reserved space in the Caserooms and were available for questions regarding economics, finance, statistics and accounting. Some second year students were resistant to participate because they did not feel it was fair that the new first year students would have tutoring available when they did not have the same opportunities. Overall, about 10 students volunteered for the Help Desk. Complaints about lack of tutoring services available, especially in finance, have decreased drastically from last year.
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/AsianMBAA/ http://rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/bmbaa/ http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/hmbaa/Index.html http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/jmbaa/
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/sawmba/
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/internationalclub/ http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/embaa/ http://rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/AsianMBAA/ http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/hmbaa/Index.html
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/organizations/spa/
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Degrees / Programs

  • Academic Experience Rating:
    87
  • Part Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Executive MBA:
    Yes
  • Online MBA:
    No

Faculty

  • Total Faculty:
    217
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    68%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    32%
  • Female Faculty:
    30%
  • Minority Faculty:
    28%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    Yes
  • Peer Tutoring:
    Yes
  • Minority Support Groups:
    Yes
  • Women Support Groups:
    Yes
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