Max M. Fisher College of Business

Explore Our Programs for Working Professionals

Our graduate degree programs for working professionals are comprehensive, integrative and examine today’s issues from every angle to give you a total business perspective. They're also are structured to provide minimal disruption to your busy work schedule and personal life. Explore our executive-level programs, Executive MBA and Master of Business Operational Excellence, as well as our MBA for Working Professionals.

Master of Business Operational Excellence

  • 8 four-day sessions over 13 months
  • Includes Lean Six Sigma Certification
  • Online enrichment between on-campus sessions
  • Capstone Project directly connected to your organization's unique needs and challenges
  • Site visits to select organizations for immersive industry exploration

Executive MBA


  • 17-month program
  • Classes meet once a month for 3 consecutive days
  • Ranked ninth-best in the world by Bloomberg Businessweek
  • World-class support from faculty and staff
  • International and domestic immersions to visit organizations and gain experience in the global market

MBA for Working Professionals

  • Set your own pace (8 semesters typical, ~2.5 years)
  • Flexible evening, weekend, or blended options—Take as little as 1.5 credit hours or up to 9 per semester (1 to 3 classes per week)
  • 21 of the 48 required credit hours are electives
  • Personalized coaching (professional development, career consultant, advisor)
  • Experiential learning opportunities