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The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business

Columbus, OH
Academics & Programs

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Despite being a part of a large sports and research university, the intentionally small size of the Fisher College of Business allows the school to create a high quality and personalized program focused on results and excellence. The school offers an Executive MBA, an MBA for Working Professionals, ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

100 Gerlach Hall

2108 Neil Avenue

Columbus, OH 43210-1144

United States

Phone: 614-292-8511

Fax: 614-292-9006


Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: Semester
Degrees Offered: Full Time MBA (21 months); Working Professionals MBA (30 - 48 months); Executive MBA (18 months); Master of Human Resource Management (21 months); MAcc Masters of Accounting (9 months); MBLE(15 months); MBOE (12 months); SMB-Finance (9 months); PhD - 5 years
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MBA/JD (four years); MBA/MHA (three years); MBA/MD (five years); MBA/PharmD (five years); MLHR/HESA in Education (three years); MBA/MENR (three years); MBA/MS Ag Dev (three years); MBA/MPA (three years); MAcc/BSBA (five years)
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Administration, Human Resources, Finance, International Business, Investment Banking, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Marketing, MD/MBA -- Dual Degree, MS/MBA -- Dual Degree, Non-Profit Management/Public Administration, Organizational Behavior, Real Estate, RN/MBA -- Dual Degree, Supply Chain Management
Study Abroad Options: Exchange Programs • Australia: MGSM (Sydney) • Austria: Univ of Vienna • Brazil: ESALQ (Sao Paolo) • Canada: UBC (Vancouver) • Chile: PUC (Santiago) & Univ of Chile (Santiago) • China: HKUST (Hong Kong) & Peking Univ (Beijing) • Denmark: Copenhagen Business School • France: Audencia (Nantes) & Strasbourg • Germany: Kuehne School of Logistics & Mgmt (Hamburg) & WHU Koblenz (Vallendar) • India: IIMA (Ahmedebad) • Ireland: Trinity College (Dublin) • Italy: Bocconi (Milan) • Japan: KEIO (Tokyo) • Mexico: EGADE at ITESM (Monterrey) • Netherlands: Erasmus • Singapore: Singapore Mgmt Univ • Spain: Univ of Madrid • Thailand: Thammasat • UK: Manchester Univ Short-Term Programs: • UG Summer Internship Programs: Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, Germany, Spain • UG Emerging Market Field Study: Panama • UG Green Business Field Study: Costa Rica • UG Freshman Global Lab: UK, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium • MBA Innovation Course: Israel • MBA Global Applied Projects: China, France, Germany, UAE, Ethiopia
Online Course Catalog: http://www.fisher.osu.edu/master
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Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Optional
Description: "The Fisher College of Business, and The Ohio State University, offer future business leaders in the private and public sectors significant opportunities to gain knowledge and skills for managing enterprises facing complex, global sustainability issues. The educational focus is on the strategic responses to these issues that may be employed to create business opportunities, competitive advantage, and shareholder value. Courses offer both instruction in diverse aspects of sustainability and hands-on project opportunities working with companies and non-profit organizations facing sustainability challenges. https://fisher.osu.edu/ftmba/academics/career-tracks/
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
Description: Students have a variety of opportunities to work on sustainability related problems and projects. For example, the Project Experience In Design & Development of Sustainable Business Practices course is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in the design and development of sustainable business practices to fill a need articulated by an operating public or private organization. Students will work closely with executives from the organizations that “sponsor” their project. In addition, students work on sustainability-related projects in other courses, through community service outreach and through student-led consulting and other extra curricular initiatives.
School's environmental commitment:  
1: The establishment of an Enterprise Sustainability curriculum track in 2009.
2: The establishment of a strong chapter of NetImpact at Fisher College, combining the efforts of graduate and undergraduate students in close collaboration with faculty and staff. The NetImpact students host a Spring Sustainibility Summit with key industry leaders
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:We have many student clubs and organizations focused on international students and international business, including, the International Business Club, Chinese Business Professionals Association, and the Indian MBA Association. We also have an International Buddies Club for incoming international students. In addition, we have a special orientation for international students and a business communications program tailored to the needs of international students. http://fisher.osu.edu/student-groups/graduate
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:Fisher College has a very active Graduate Women in Business Club that is supported by faculty and staff. We also subsidize travel to career-related conferences focused on women such as the National Association of Women MBAs. http://fisher.osu.edu/student-groups/graduate
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:We have a number of active diverse student clubs and organizations as well an office that supports minority students. We also subsidize student travel to career oriented conferences on diversity and inclusion, such as NMBAA and NSHMBA. http://www.fisher.osu.edu/offices/diversity/minority-student-services/
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:Fisher College has an active Out in Business Club that is supported by faculty and staff. We subsidize travel to career-related conferences such as the Reaching Out MBA conference. http://fisher.osu.edu/student-groups/graduate
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:No
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