- The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is partnering with online program services provider Pearson Embanet to launch an online MBA, with classes set to begin in January 2014.
- Specializations offered will include finance, information systems and business analytics, accounting and marketing.
- Students will also have experiential learning opportunities via Action Learning Projects, hands-on team projects giving students experience in working with businesses and organizations from their local area and the school's worldwide partners.
From the article:
... “The Smith School is a community of people who foster growth and advancement in the business world by empowering, challenging and nurturing each other,” said G. “Anand” Anandalingam, dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business. “By offering this rigorous program online, we will give hard-working, driven, problem-solving students the knowledge and support to launch extraordinary careers.” ...