University of Maryland College Park

Introduction

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, MS, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community.

At the Smith School of Business, we set out to provide the knowledge and thought leadership that transform students into agents of both economic prosperity and transformative social change. Here's how we're realizing that vision.

Connecting in the Nation's Capital

With the vast array of non-profit organizations, governmental agencies and socially conscious for-profit companies in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, the Smith School is well situated to provide thought leadership, education and advice for productive and effective public/private partnerships.

Thinking at the Forefront of Business

Smith is at the forefront of creating, understanding and leveraging the modern world’s evolving business models. Our world-class faculty and research centers work to bring game-changing research into the classroom and the boardroom for maximum impact. Smith immerses its students in complex and evolving marketplaces where critical thinking, creativity and entrepreneurship are at the core of the enterprise.

Answering Real-World Challenges

Smith's Centers of Excellence and Research put academic thinking into action to affect real change in the real world. Through the centers, faculty and students have opportunities for hands-on application of business theories and principles in a variety of settings. Smith is committed to using smart business principles as we equip leaders at all levels to become agents of economic prosperity and transformative social change.

Growing Global Citizens

Tomorrow’s business leaders need to grapple with emerging markets and the growing integration of the world’s economies. Our global learning opportunities challenge students and equip them to compete globally across changing cultures and disappearing borders.

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Programs

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Master

Master of Finance

Campus Full time 9 - 20 months September 2017 USA College Park

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Master of Finance   The financial crisis on Wall Street and around the globe has forever changed the way we think about finance. The world of modern finance is now shaped by evolving regulation, globalization and a renewed focus on corporate responsibility. Now more than ever, financial planning and decision making depend on understanding and using the new ideas and tools required in sophisticated financial management. In the Smith Master of Science in Business: Finance program, you’ll gain the leading-edge knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today’s complex and networked world of finance.   You’ll also learn from some of the best financial minds in the world. Smith finance faculty have held active roles in advising large financial institutions, multinational corporations, and government and multi-lateral agencies. In addition to prestigious academic journals, their research has also appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and other international business publications.   Core courses provide excellent fundamentals and a large number of electives allow students the flexibility to become specialists or highly qualified generalists. You’ll learn how to analyze and direct the financial decisions of an organization, and gain a fresh understanding and a deep appreciation for the theoretical foundations of finance today.   Classes are held at our main campus in College Park.     Admissions   The MFIN program only admits students during the fall semester.   [-]

MSc

Master of Science in Accounting

Campus Full time Part time 9 - 16 months September 2017 USA College Park + 1 more

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MS in Business: Accounting   The MS in Accounting is the flagship graduate accounting program offered by the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Designed for accounting professionals looking to maximize their marketability, the program will provide you with the tools you need to advance your organization – and your career – in this challenging legal and regulatory business environment.   In today's era of heightened accountability, organizations are charged with carrying out rigorous internal auditing to meet strict corporate governance and other accounting and auditing standards. The demand for highly trained accounting professionals who can successfully interpret new rules, better understand business control processes, and design effective internal controls has never been greater.   This innovative accounting program will prepare you for the expanded role accounting now plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. It was developed by Smith's world-class faculty – leaders in the fields of accounting and auditing – to provide a reality-based learning environment. Developed for both full-time students and working professionals who enroll on a part-time basis, the program can be completed in 9 months as a full-time student and 16 months as a part-time student.   The program offers internal audit, public accounting and taxation track options, along with the opportunity to network with other accounting professionals.   The MS in Accounting program only admits students during the fall semester.   [-]

MS in Information Systems

Campus Full time 9 - 16 months

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MS in Information Systems   Information systems is a strategic asset to any organization. How information is organized, managed and made available to decision makers can be the key to gaining a competitive advantage. And the systems that capture, support and analyze a firm’s information can be the difference between a firm that survives and a firm that soars.   The Smith Master of Science in Information Systems program prepares you to lead in the ongoing technology revolution. Throughout the curriculum, the emphasis is on helping you understand how organizations can best manage technology to extract maximum strategic and tactical value. Accordingly, you’ll learn how to manage enterprises by effectively leveraging technology in every aspect of the business process. You’ll develop the latest technical skills and be well-positioned to work for a variety of organizations in exciting roles that are literally changing the world.   You’ll learn from the best minds in information systems today. Smith Faculty members are among the finest IS minds in the world. They serve as top consultants and advisors to Fortune 500 and multinational corporations. They are acknowledged thought leaders in Web 2.0 technologies, project management, transformational and disruptive technologies, and the impact and management of technology in organizations.   And, you’ll learn in one of the strongest IT regions in the world. Classes are held at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, a short distance from Washington, D.C. Spanning from Baltimore to Northern Virginia, the Washington, D.C. region is one of the strongest IT regions in the world—a choice, sophisticated area in which to learn, work and network in the IS profession.   The MS in IS program only admits students during the fall semester.   [-]

MS in Marketing Analytics

Campus Full time September 2017 USA College Park

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MS in Marketing Analytics   Today’s top companies are leveraging the power of business intelligence in new and exciting ways. The Master of Science in Marketing Analytics degree from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will help you learn how to harness and process massive amounts of data to help design products, predict the effects of marketing campaigns, and better understand your customers.   Launching in fall 2013, the MS in Marketing Analytics will give you the cutting-edge knowledge and skills you need to apply marketing analytics to daily business practice. The program will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the mathematical and statistical models and tools needed for customer analysis in the context of marketing problems.   If you have a strong background in quantitative disciplines (mathematics, physics, engineering, etc.) and want to adapt and apply your skills to business and marketing, this nine-month, 30-credit program is for you.   To help students apply lessons from the classroom to real-life business problems, the Smith marketing analytics faculty is partnering with industry leaders. Through these partnerships you will have access to the same data companies are using to meet today's challenges.   The MS in Marketing Analytics program only admits students during the fall semester.   [-]

MS in Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time 9 - 16 months September 2017 USA College Park

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MS in Supply Chain Management   Today’s supply chains are truly global. Effective supply chain management is crucial and solves many of the problems encountered by businesses today. Supply chain professionals are sought after in a wide variety of industries, with new and growing opportunities in biotech, cyber-security – even aid logistics.   Whether you’re a recent graduate with an interest in how goods move around the globe, or a manager who would like to broaden your understanding of the global supply chain, the Smith MSB in SCM will help you develop strong analytical and interpersonal communications skills and make connections with supply chain executives from a cross-section of industries. You’ll be prepared to lead innovation that drives business growth, promotes efficiency and helps sustain the planet - and gain the relevant, real-world experience most sought after by recruiters.   Our outstanding teaching and research faculty is unparalleled and consistently ranks among the top five American universities in research productivity in top-tier logistics, supply chain management and transportation journals.   The Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC), established in 1998, was one of the first SCM centers in academia, garnering clients such as the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). The center builds on the university’s half-century commitment to advancing supply chain practices and research, and is distinguished by state-of-the-art technology. It has built working prototypes of leading-edge supply chain portals, developed RFID demos to help hospitals lower costs and improve patient care by managing their inventories in real time, and, through its collaboration with Delft University in the Netherlands and with Interactive Learning Solutions (ILS), Inc., created the world’s first real-time global supply chain game, helping students prepare for careers and compete for jobs by learning in a decision-rich environment that closely mimics today’s complex global supply chain. A new version of this game has been designed to mirror volatility in a global environment. The center is currently working on a multidisciplinary collaboration with the University of Maryland to design a national test bed for Cyber Supply Chain Risk management.   We have one of the most technologically advanced facilities in the world for research in supply chain management – our Supply Chain Laboratory. The lab provides students with the opportunity to receive training in industry leading supply chain software, such as SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) and i2 network design.   Classes are held at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region, an area which spans from Baltimore to northern Virginia and boasts employment opportunities in private industry, government, not-for-profit, and the military.   The MS in SCM program only admits students during the fall semester. [-]

Contact

University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Address 7621 Mowatt Lane
College Park, MD 20740, United States
Website http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/
Phone +1 301-405-2189