Specialized Master in Business Analytics
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We look forward to getting to know you as you evaluate whether Fisher’s Specialized Master in Business Analytics program is right for you. We offer a variety of ways for you to learn more about Fisher and we invite you to select the option that best accommodates your schedule. Have questions? Simply email us at FCOB-smb-a@osu.edu

The SMB-A program is unable to accept international applications for those with or seeking an F-1 or J-1 visa.

  • Online

    Live SMB-A Information Session (60 minutes - online):

    The Specialized Master in Business - Analytics (SMB-A) info session via Zoom exposes you to the culture at Ohio State and provides an overview of what makes the SMB-A program unique. The webinar includes curriculum information, admissions details, tips for applying and Q&A with the Academic Co-Director, John Draper and a member of the admissions team. After registering, you're sent a confirmation email with a Zoom link to login from your device at the designated date and time. None of these webinars work for you? Schedule a one-on-one conversation with us here.

    • No live info sessions currently scheduled. Scroll to the bottom of thise page to watch a pre-recorded session, or schedule a one-on-one conversation.


    Virtual GMAT Info Session (ET):

    Get the inside scoop about the GMAT! Attend a 60-minute virtual information session, presented by Eric Chambers of GMAC, regarding the GMAT examination and how it pertains to graduate school/applications. All prospective graduate students are welcome to attend. Registration is limited, don't miss this opportunity to learn some great tips before you take the GMAT.

    • Friday, April 23, 2021, 8:30 a.m. ET | Register


      Pre-Recorded SMB-A Program Overview Webinar

      Watch our SMB-A Program Overview webinar to learn more about the advantages of pursuing your SMB-A degree through Ohio State's Fisher College of Business.

      Pre-Recorded SMB-A Webinar: "Application Workshop"

      Download our SMB-A "Application Workshop" webinar, and quickly learn about the application and admissions process. Don't miss this opportunity to receive valuable insight and tips.

      Pre-Recorded Ohio State Employee Tuition Assistance Benefits Webinar

      Watch the Ohio State Employee Tuition Assistance Benefit Webinar. In this 5-minute webinar, you will learn about the Faculty and Staff Tuition Assistance Plan for Fisher's Working Professional programs.

      Virtual Tour of the Ohio State Fisher Campus

      We encourage you to take a Virtual Tour of the Ohio State Fisher Campus in order to get a feel for the physical environment and to learn about the Fisher Campus, Ohio State Campus, and the city of Columbus.

      Are you unsure about which graduate program is right for you? Watch Fisher's general "Graduate Programs Overview" webinar here.

    • On-Campus

        SMB-A On-Campus Events

        • All on-campus activities are temporarily unavailable

        On-Campus SMB-A Program Overview Information Session

        Our on-campus information sessions are designed to expose you to the Fisher community in person, to help you understand what makes our SMB-A program unique, and give us an opportunity to learn more about you. SMB-A info sessions include an admissions presentation and an application overview with a Q&A.

        Individual Campus Visits

        We invite you to visit our campus so that you can complete your personal research. We will be happy to set up and personalize your visit to ensure that you get the information you need. We normally ask that you schedule a campus visit two weeks in advance. However, we understand that at times your plans may bring you near campus with little advance notice, so we do try to accommodate walk-ins.

        Saturday Class Visit

        Saturday Class Visits are a great way for prospective students to visit campus and experience the SMB-A Classroom setting for themselves. It is required for prospective students to Start their Application prior to attending a Saturday Class Visit. Individuals must sign up at least one week prior to class and there are a limited number of spaces available.

        You can also contact us at FCOB-smb-a@osu.edu to express your interest. Questions? call (614) 292-8511.

      • Connect with Us

        Phone Appointments

        Can't make it to campus but want to "meet" directly with the SMB-A recruiter? 

        Schedule a Phone Call with the SMB-A Recruiter 

        Live Q&A - SMB-A Admissions Process (Thursdays)

        Live Q&A sessions offer a chance to ask application questions directly to our SMB-A Graduate Recruiter and get immediate answers. The sessions are 30-minutes each and are now offered Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Eastern Time, excluding holidays. The sessions are designed as a follow-up to our information sessions/webinars. We encourage you to view a live SMB-A Webinar (or pre-recorded) before attending a Live Q&A Session. There is no formal presentation, and you can come and go as you please during the session (no registration required). Upcoming dates/times listed below:

        2021 Zoom Link for Live Q&A Sessions - Bookmark it!


        You can also contact us at FCOB-smb-a@osu.edu to express your interest. Questions? call (614) 292-8511.

      Contact Us

      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.  

      Request More Information

      Due to COVID-19, on-campus activities (in-person meetings, class visits, campus tours) are temporarily unavailable. Prospective students should contact the Graduate Programs Office virtually to meet with a graduate student ambassador, admissions, or a program-specific recruiter to learn more.