The Working Professional MBA (WPMBA) at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business is the only part-time MBA program in Central Ohio ranked among the nation’s best. Students earn the same degree as our full-time MBA, but with the flexibility to balance work, life and educational needs.
On-campus, online or both.
Whether you're enrolled entirely online, on-campus, or a mix of both, you won't compromise quality for convenience. Review our program structure to learn how we've integrated distance and in-person delivery with evening and weekend courses to give you unparalleled curriculum flexibility. It's time to lead. Transform your career with the nationally ranked Working Professional MBA from Ohio State. What you learn today can be applied at work tomorrow.
Fisher's Working Professional MBA program delivers an educational experience shaped for you — and by you. Learn to think critically, cross-functionally, conceptually, and apply that knowledge to make decisions. Working with your academic advisor, you'll also align the degree with unique passions, develop principled leadership and close skill gaps on a schedule that makes it possible without leaving your job behind.
Weekday evening and/or weekend classes available
On-campus and/or online flexibility
Take 1.5 to 9 credit hours in Autumn, Spring or Summer
Complete the degree in as little as two years (2.5 typical)
43% electives: Pursue topics of personal interest, including analytics, finance, marketing, leadership and operations
Set a schedule that matches the demands on your time
Learning by doing is a cornerstone of Fisher's immersive, action-based MBA curriculum, and there are many ways to engage with organizations near and far on real projects. These opportunities build upon the business foundation from your core courses and electives.
Case and business plan competitions
Live and action-based projects with exciting companies
By enrolling in the WPMBA program, you’ll join a network of diverse classmates with varied perspectives and professional experience at organizations such as Abbott, AEP, Amazon, Battelle, Cardinal Health, Deloitte, Honda, JPMorgan Chase, Nationwide, P&G and the U.S. military. Opportunities to grow your network include connecting with Fisher alumni as well as with more than 100 of the college’s world-class faculty.
At Fisher, WPMBA students receive access to career services and support not found at other institutions. A network of support helps you meet the challenges of working and attending school, and we understand each student's unique academic needs and professional goals. It's a tight-knit culture with peers from exciting backgrounds and big university resources.
One-on-one academic advising, career coaching and professional development
Career support that starts before you arrive and continues after graduation
Resume review, interview prep, and a wealth of other career resources.
Accessible industry experts help you grow
Connect with companies for workshops and career fairs each year
Contact Fisher's Graduate Programs Office directly to schedule on-campus activities such as in-person meetings, class visits and campus tours. We will do our best to accommodate your request in-person or virtually within university guidelines - Safe and Healthy Buckeyes.