MBA for Working ProfessionalsMaster of Business Administration

About us

Ohio State's MBA for Working Professionals (WPMBA) at the Fisher College of Business is the only program in central Ohio ranked among the nation’s best. The program offers Fisher’s part-time MBA curriculum at a pace that fits the busy schedules of working students. You can complete your MBA degree at Ohio State among experienced and professional peers without leaving your job behind.

  • Learn from distinguished faculty through an action-based curriculum.
  • Benefit from working and studying in Columbus -- headquarters to top businesses
  • Flexible evening and weekend classes, including the ability to live-stream from anywhere in the country.
  • 21 of 48 credit hours are electives​ (43%) - personalize your degree to your career goals
  • Join one of the world's largest alumni networks with thousands of business professionals

The MBA for Working Professionals is a top-ranked program, and we are looking for motivated students with demonstrated leadership capabilities and a strong academic foundation. Students who value and excel in collaborative environments with access to expert faculty will thrive at Fisher. Start your application.

A typical working professional student can expect to:

  • Attend classes two times a week from 6:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m with an option of taking a few classes from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Can't take classes on a weekday? We also offer weekend classes!
  • Go at your own pace, typical degree completion in two and a half years
  • Take classes in the fall, spring, and summer semester
  • The WPMBA program has a spring and autumn enrollment
  • The diploma for WPMBA program is the same as the Full-Time MBA program​