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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