Inaugurated in 1807 and located just outside Washington DC, the University of Maryland is the state’s flagship university. It is home to a vibrant community of more than 41000 students, 1400 faculty and staff and 33000 alumni who are committed to research, entrepreneurship and innovations in professional teamwork.
One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland in College Park, the Robert H Smith School of Business is plugged into the business, government, non-profit and professional networks of the Washington, D.C., metropolis. The School was named after alumnus Robert H Smith [Accounting 1950] and is one of world’s premier business schools, recognized as a leader in management education and research.
With a faculty strength of over 200 base, Robert H Smith School of Business offers a rich mix of innovative programmes that are designed to prepare working professionals to hit the ground running in a world economy that is in flux, with technology and global competition accelerating the pace of change. Smith School of Business community of scholars and practitioners is deeply supportive of learning while equipping students to succeed in an often contentious marketplace. Smith School of Business has an alumni base of over 66,000 spread across 99 nationalities.
A STEM designated specialty Master's degree from Smith School of Business can help GMP students become better prepared for a new and constantly evolving business landscape. The School’s strengths in both academics and research are reflected in its rankings and other accolades. Participants also get the exposure to Graduate Assistantship during their studies that can help them meet their out-of-pocket expenses. It has an FT rank # 24 for graduate programmes and an FT rank # 2 in Finance. We offer three options, from which a candidate can select one.
Ranked #2 in US in FT rankings 2018, MFIN is a premier STEM designated Finance program for aspirants interested in careers in corporate finance, asset management, risk management, and valuation. Experiential learning through consulting projects or student-run funds allows students to partner with industry to apply what they learn, in real time.
This STEM designated FT ranked # 2 MQF program is ideal for professionals with sophisticated quantitative and computational skills. Career opportunities abound in money management, financial research, risk management, hedge fund management, and financial market regulation.
This program provides an outstanding experience for students, especially those considering careers in consulting, forecasting and other digital specializations. The Smith School’s partnerships with companies like Amazon, IBM, Deloitte and Merkle ensure students have high-calibre internships experiences that provide unmatched real-world experience.