Business and Management (BPHD)
Graduate Degree Program
Founded in 1856, the University of Maryland is located on 1,250-acre suburban campus eight miles from Washington, D.C. and 35 miles from Baltimore. Washington, D.C. and the surrounding region offers unparalleled professional opportunities as well as a rich culture and recreational resources. This region is home to numerous federal agencies, universities, global corporations, and national and international nonprofit organizations. Robert H. Smith School of Business is one of 13 schools and colleges at the University of Maryland - one of the top-20 public research universities. This powerful combination makes Smith the ideal place to pursue a business doctoral degree.
The primary mission of Smith PhD is to produce individuals who will contribute to the discovery and dissemination of scientific knowledge through continued careers in research, publishing, and teaching at high quality research-oriented universities and research-oriented non-academic institutions throughout the world. In carrying out this mission, it is recognized that we operate in a knowledge-based economy that is being transformed by information technology.
We offer 9 fields of study, which require individual application:
- Accounting and Information Assurance
- Information Systems
- Managerial Economics
- Marketing (Behavioral and Quantitative)
- Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management
- Operations Management/Management Science
- Supply Chain Management
- Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship
Financial support is available to doctoral students in the form of fellowships, graduate assistantships, and scholarships.
Smith Doctoral Programs
3330 Van Munching Hall
College Park, MD 20742
- Statement of Purpose
- TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
- Letters of Recommendation (3)
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)
- Writing Sample(s) (optional)
- Publications/Presentations (optional)
Prospective applicants may call (301) 405-2214 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information regarding the Ph.D. program.
For more admissions information or to apply to the program, please visit our Graduate School
|Type of Applicant||Fall Deadline|
|US Citizens and Permanent Residents||3 Jan|
|F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas; A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants||3 Jan|
Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/doctoral
The Robert H. Smith School of Business offers a PhD Program Suite, where every student has access to office space and supplies. Students have access to software and research computing tools.