Three distinct features of our curriculum put the Fisher MBA graduate at the top of the employer's picklist.


Students chart their MBA journey with the help of success coaches to ensure their curricula, co-curricular and career management activities and programming help achieve their unique career goals. Students get to pick from an exhaustive list of courses that are designed to provide competence in a particular area/field. At Fisher, we call it The MBA Pathways.


Full-Time MBA curriculum download page

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Optional pathways provide flexibility.

Optional pathways empower Fisher MBA students to be able to focus their course choices at Fisher and across Ohio State's more than 100 graduate programs.

  • Pathways can be combined to create a curriculum that matches your interests and career aspirations
  • Enhance cross-functional and industry-specific skills
  • Personalize your choices
  • Flexibly designed to adapt to the needs of the job market quickly
Example Pathways:    
Asset Management Brand Management Business Analytics
Coaching Consulting & Project Management Corporate Finance
Entrepreneurship Leadership Logistics Management
Marketing Management & Analytics Operational Excellence Real Estate
Risk Management Social Impact STEM MBA*
Supply Chain Sustainability Strategy
*Fisher's STEM MBA specialization is here.

Full-Time MBA students can pursue the STEM MBA specialization, which provides career opportunities and technical skill development. International students can also remain in the U.S. for an additional two years of Optional Practical Training (OPT). 

  • 30 of 60 credit hours must be STEM      
  • 18 are already in the required core classes      
  • Choose 12 credit hours from select electives

Learn more about Fisher's STEM MBA 


Customize your curriculum.

Optional pathways are just one option. With guidance from coaches, MBA students can personalize their Fisher education with courses across The Ohio State University. Interest in law? Public policy? How about engineering? No problem. At Fisher, customization is more than a buzzword. Make your pathway your own. Email us at mba@fisher.osu.edu to discover the benefits of a small program at a large university. Curriculum personalization is just one feature of our redesign. Explore our enhanced experiential learning opportunities below.

Experiential Learning For MBA Students

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