Business Administration and Nursing (BNRS)

Graduate Degree Program
R.H. Smith School of Business / Maryland School of Nursing


Combine your MBA studies with graduate coursework from the University of Maryland School of Nursing to create a unique set of skills and knowledge. It's just one more way the Smith MBA can help you distinguish yourself in a competitive marketplace.  Candidates must apply for admission to the School of Nursing as well as to the MBA program at College Park and must be admitted to both programs. Information about the Nursing program can be found at


MBA/MS Admissions
2303 Van Munching Hall
7699 Mowatt Lane
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone: 301.405.2559




  • Letter of Recommendation (1)
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - both optional
  • CV/Resume
  • Nursing School Application: Applicants should check with the University of Maryland School of Nursing. Applicants must apply to the programs separately and be accepted by both programs.


Type of Applicant Fall Deadline
Domestic Applicants
US Citizens and Permanent Residents August 1, 2023
International Applicants
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants March 15, 2023


Other Deadlines: 
Program Website:
Application Process:
Nursing program application requirements:

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.

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