Online Master of Business Administration

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Events

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ONLINE MBA OPENING RESIDENCY
September 15-17, 2016
Location: College Park
The three-day Opening Residency for the Online MBA program. Incoming students will complete their 2 credit introductory course, “Introduction to Fundamentals of Business,” and partake in team and community building activities.

ONLINE MBA CLOSING RESIDENCY
September 16-18, 2016
Location: College Park
The three-day Closing Residency for the Online MBA program. Students will complete their 2 credit capstone course and partake in team and community building activities. This event concludes their MBA program.

Leveraging LinkedIn
September 20, 2016 – 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm
Location: College Park
Join us for some training on LinkedIn. Contact Jennifer Kinder in the Office of Career Services for more information.

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News

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Smith Online MBA Earns Top 10 Ranking

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the online MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business among the 10 best in the United States. The annual survey, released on Jan. 10, 2017, evaluated more than 200 programs in five performance categories, and the Smith School debuted at No. 9 […]

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First Cohort Graduates from Smith Online MBA Program

After 21 months of intense study, 15 students graduated from the first cohort of the Smith Online MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Sept. 19, 2015, at a commencement ceremony held in College Park, Md. Prior to the graduation ceremony, students completed their closing residency with a […]

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Online MBA Climbs Fast in Rankings

Less than one year after its January 2014 launch, the Online MBA at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has earned a top-five ranking from a national publication.

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Webinars

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[Webinar] UMD Smith School Online MBA Overview

Find out if the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business Online MBA Program is right for you.

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[Webinar] UMD-Smith Online MBA Student Panel Discussion

Learn what’s it’s like to be a student in the program directly from Smith online MBA students!

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[Webinar] UMD-Smith School Online MBA Military Benefits

This event provides a brief overview of the OMBA program and then reviews the military benefits available through UMD and the Smith School to veterans and active members of the military.

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FAQs

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Infographics

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How to Make the Most of Your Business Career

Finding a career path in the world of business that fits you and your goals can be challenging. Luckily, there are many resources to help you find your way…

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Emotional IQ and You

You may be surprised by how much your emotional intelligence affects your career.

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The Game of Life: Your Journey to the Boardroom

This infographic is all about you; specifically, it’s about your journey to the boardroom.

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Articles

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What Happened to Yahoo in 6 Points

After Yahoo first launched in 1994, users flocked to the web portal for their online news, email and search needs. Without competition from Google, Facebook or other internet giants, Yahoo was able to attract advertisers willing to pay top dollar for banner ads, yet the company paid little attention to search features and did not […]

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Are TV and Radio Still Effective for Advertising and Marketing?

Despite the fact that consumers spend greater amounts of time surfing the internet and using mobile devices than ever before, TV and radio marketing still provide an impressive return on investment for businesses. In fact, TV advertising displays greater success with key performance indicators (KPIs) than any media source. According to recent data, adults spend […]

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Airline Battlegrounds: How to Compete in a Mature Market

By most accounts, the modern airline industry is quickly approaching market maturity, despite rapid growth in particular locations and sectors. With razor-thin profit margins and the emergence of low-cost carriers (LCCs), airlines have been required to adopt a variety of marketing and cost-cutting strategies to avoid bankruptcy or undesired mergers. Improvements in customer relations and […]

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Faculty

The faculty members at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are inspiring, supportive and world-class. Read about the online MBA program faculty.

Joe Bailey

Joe Bailey
Bailey’s research and teaching interests span issues in telecommunications, economics, and public policy with an emphasis on the economics of the Internet. This area includes an identification of the existing public policies,

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Sean Barnes

Sean Barnes
Sean L. Barnes is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management in the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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Progyan Basu

Progyan Basu
Dr. Basu has over 20 years of experience teaching accounting at undergraduate and graduate levels. He has also taught accounting seminars for professionals in the U.S. and abroad.

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Videos

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Student Spotlight: Chau Hegg

Listen as Class of 2015 graduate Chau Hegg talks about why she chose the Robert H. Smith School of Business online MBA program at the University of Maryland, program benefits and how the program’s faculty and curriculum has helped her toward achieving her goals. Read / Hide Webinar Transcript I selected the Smith online program […]

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Student Spotlight: Michael Micai

Class of 2015 graduate Michael Micai discusses why he chose the Robert H. Smith School of Business online MBA at the University of Maryland, his experience in the program, program benefits and how the curriculum and networking capabilities has helped him on his path to career success. Read / Hide Webinar Transcript I decided to […]

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Smith Online MBA: Why Smith?

Watch as Gary Cohen, Associate Dean for the Office of Executive Programs, and Judy Frels, Academic Director, Online MBA highlight what differentiates the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Online MBA from other online MBA programs. Read / Hide Video Transcript Gary: There are many online programs in the marketplace, so the […]

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Testimonials

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Student Testimonials

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Faculty Testimonials

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