Graduate Degree Program
The MS in Accounting from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is the perfect complement to your career. With specializations in tax, internal audit, financial regulation, and public accounting, you can choose which path your career takes. Smith’s top-ranked faculty, reputation for being the among the best business schools in the Washington, D.C., region, scholarships and busy-season internships make this accounting program truly valuable.
The MS in Accounting program produces highly trained accounting professionals who are prepared for heightened accountability and the expanded role accounting plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. You’ll learn to carry out the rigorous internal auditing required to meet today’s strict accounting and auditing standards.
Financial aid is available to qualified full-time and Executive MBA students in the form of fellowships, graduate assistantships, and scholarships.
The Smith School of Business has available brochures that give specific degree requirements for the MBA, EMBA, and MS Programs. Program information is available online at http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu. Initial inquiries should be directed to:
2303 Van Munching Hall
7699 Mowatt Lane
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
We strongly encourage you to visit the Robert H. Smith School of Business website at www.rhsmith.umd.edu. The Smith School website contains a wealth of information regarding all graduate business programs and their admissions processes.
Admissions requirements can be found here: https://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/programs/ms-accounting/admissions
MBA and MS Admissions Office: 301.405.2559
Executive MBA Admissions Office: 301.405.2386
Online MBA Admissions Information: 877.807.8741
PhD Admissions Office: 301.405.2214
Admission criteria for the MS program focusing in accounting are based on: quality of undergraduate and graduate coursework; 1 letter of recommendation; professional experience; video submission; and written essay of objectives. Prospective applicants may contact the program at 301.405.2559 for information regarding the MS program.
Apply here: https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=rhsmith
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Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu
The Office of Career Services (OCS) provides dedicated, professional support to help students launch their careers. The center links students directly to recruiters through a variety of services, including on- and off-campus recruitment and the online resume database, which matches a Smith MBA to the right industry position. The OCS also participates in regional and national career forums and job fairs, such as the National MBA Consortium, the National Black MBA Conference, the National Hispanic MBA Conference, the National Association of Women MBA’s Conference, and the Career Services Council.
The Smith School is located in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C./Northern Virginia corridor. This region offers one of the highest concentrations of culture, diversity, and career opportunities in the country.