The Business School affiliated to the University of Maryland is the Robert H Smith School of Business or simply Smith School of Business. The School of Business is located in College Park, outside Washington D.C.
Other locations of the Smith School of Business include Shady Grove, Baltimore and Reagan International Building, Washington DC. Smith School of Business is named after Robert H Smith its alumnus from the class of Accounting, 1950. University of Maryland has thirteen professional Schools and Colleges under its fold and Smith School of Business is one among them. The School is accredited by AACSB international. The School of Business started its first business administration program in the year 1921.
The Academic programs on offer by the Smith School of Business include – undergraduate, graduate, executive education and doctoral degree programs. Undergraduate degrees are offered by the School of Business in the field of – Accounting, general business, finance, marketing, operations management, information systems, transportation, international business, logistics and supply chain management. Graduate degree programs of the School include – full time MBA, part time MBA degree, Master of Science degree, Executive MBA degree programs, executive education programs for the corporate community and the PhD degree program.
MBA degree programs of the School include a ten day study trip to countries like Brazil, Chile, India, China, Argentina etc. The MBA programs at Smith School for working professionals include – the 24 month accelerated MBA program, Evening MBA program which can be completed in 36 months and the Weekend MBA program. Smith School of Business also offers many dual degrees such as – MBA-JD, MBA- MSW, MBA-MS in Finance or Accounting and MBA-Master of Public Policy.
The various academic units of the School include – Finance, Marketing, Management and Organization, Accounting and Information Assurance, Logistics, Business and Public Policy, Operations and Information Technologies. The Smith School of Business promotes entrepreneurship through its Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and its various programs such as Dingman jumpstart, Tech Transfer, Social venturing, capital access network, Global reach etc.
Various research activities at the School of Business get life through the following centers – Center for International Business Education and Research, Center for Digital Thought and Strategy, Center for Excellence in Service, Center for Health and Information Decision Systems, Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change, Supply Chain Management Center etc.
To get more information about Smith School of Business, visit http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/