Full-time MBA
The Fisher MBA Difference


Fisher’s unprecedented two-year MBA program at The Ohio State University provides you with a graduate business education that’s Personalized, Experiential and Integrated.

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).

Learn more about Fisher's STEM MBA 

  • Experiential

    Learning by doing is a cornerstone of Fisher’s immersive, action-based MBA experience.

    • Immersive: The two-year program offers you opportunities to apply insights learned in the classroom to on-site, hands-on projects with top organizations located in Columbus, the nation’s 14th largest city, and with our partners around the world.
    • Impactful: Shape business at the global level and maximize social impact through programs such as Fisher’s Global Applied Projects, Business Lab Project, Core Capstone Experience and Social Impact Challenge.


    Fisher's Curriculum is more Experiential than ever.


    Explore Fisher's exclusive GAP and GBE Global Programs:


    Your education extends far beyond the classroom thanks to academic, corporate, and non-profit partnerships on The Ohio State University campus, in the capital city of Columbus - home to one of the highest concentrations of Fortune 1000 businesses. Fisher doesn't stop at Ohio's borders. The MBA program offers students a global experience.

    COVID-19 Impact: A university suspension on travel may impact offerings with travel such as GAP or GBE, depending on when the suspension starts/ends.

  • Personalized

    The Fisher MBA program uses student assessments to tailor an individualized experience that maximizes growth while addressing your professional needs.

     Career-Focused Personalization    Brochure: Coaching at Fisher

    • Coaching: Each student has a dedicated support team consisting of a professional development coach, career coach, an academic coach  and a mentor who can provide continuous assessment, feedback and guidance.
    • Customization: Your MBA curriculum is highly customizable and, utilizing all that Fisher and The Ohio State University have to offer, can be designed to fit your career goals. We provide flexibility and empower Fisher MBA students to take a career focus with their course choices at Fisher and across Ohio State's more than 100 graduate programs.
    Assessment & Coaching at Fisher
    • Learn from assessments while closing potential skill gaps
    • Develop leadership & communications skills
    • Prepare for internships & careers
    • Reflect on experiential opportunities
    • Link accountability to personal development


  • Integrated

    MBA graduates need to be functional experts, but also possess the ability to solve problems that span organizations. Learn about curriculum integration >

    • Cross-functional: Your core curriculum is integrated through weekly sessions co-taught by faculty in multiple disciplines who provide valuable opportunities to connect the dots between functional topics.
    • Interconnected: Project-based components of the curriculum offer insight into real-world, boundary-spanning problems and require you to develop solutions that meet the needs of stakeholders across an organization.


    Explore the integrated MBA curriculum

Employers spoke. We listened. You benefit.

Infused in the enriched Fisher MBA are career competencies highly sought after by employers looking for versatile leaders in a competitive global landscape:

Problem Definition & Problem Solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Managing ambiguity
  • Analytical skills
Interpersonal Communication & Leadership
  • Persuasion & influence
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Cultural competence
Accountability & Purpose
  • Personal responsibility & team accountability
  • Ethics
  • Social impact
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Whether you are in the beginning stages of your program search or you have already decided that one of Fisher's graduate programs is the right fit for you, we encourage you to connect with us.  

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