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 five 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: Approximately 150

Location: College Park, MD

Program Length: 21 months

Program Structure: Weekday classes

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Competitive applicants have at least two 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)

Part-Time MBA

Start: August

Applicant Profile: Professionals with an average of five 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: Approximately 350

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

Program Length: 30-36 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 two 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)

Online MBA

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

Applicant Profile: N/A, new program

Annual Enrollment: N/A, new program

Location: Online instruction, except for the three-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 have at least two 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)

Executive MBA

Start: January

Applicant Profile: Executives with an average of 8-10 years of progressive professional experience and at least three years of managerial experience

Annual Enrollment: Approximately 40

Location: College Park, MD

Program Length: 19 months

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

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Approximately 8-10 years of professional experience; Suggested 3 years of management experience; Four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • GMAT is not required
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letter of sponsorship
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions committee
  • TOEFL scores or equivalent (if applicable)

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 five 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: Approximately 150

Location: College Park, MD

Program Length: 21 months

Program Structure: Weekday classes

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Competitive applicants have at least two 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)

Part-Time MBA

Start: August

Applicant Profile: Professionals with an average of five 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: Approximately 350

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

Program Length: 30-36 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 two 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)

Online MBA

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

Applicant Profile: N/A, new program

Annual Enrollment: N/A, new program

Location: Online instruction, except for the three-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 have at least two 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)

Executive MBA

Start: January

Applicant Profile: Executives with an average of 8-10 years of progressive professional experience and at least three years of managerial experience

Annual Enrollment: Approximately 40

Location: College Park, MD

Program Length: 19 months

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

Credits: 54 credits

Admission Requirements:

  • Approximately 8-10 years of professional experience; Suggested 3 years of management experience; Four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • GMAT is not required
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letter of sponsorship
  • Interview at the discretion of the Admissions committee
  • TOEFL scores or equivalent (if applicable)

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.