What is the Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business resides within the University of Maryland, College Park campus. Established in 1921, it is one of 12 colleges and schools at the university's main campus.

The Smith School offers programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier agency for bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in business administration and accounting.

BREAKING DOWN Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business offers degrees in traditional business school majors such as accounting and finance. Its part-time MBA program was ranked among the top schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report in 2009.

Full-time MBA students actively participate in academic, professional and social activities, through various events and initiatives. The MBA Association (MBAA) also coordinates student-run groups, which in turn host multiple events throughout the school year aimed at the career development of students, and community development at Smith.

Departments at the Smith School include:

  • Accounting & Information Assurance
  • Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
  • Finance
  • Logistics, Business & Public Policy (includes Supply Chain Management)
  • Management & Organization
  • Marketing