The Wisconsin School of Business has a long-standing tradition of academic excellence and reputation for integrity. We’ll help you reach your career goals through our nationally recognized business programs, including BBA and MBA degrees, master’s degrees in finance, accounting and real estate, PhD offerings, certificates, and specialized business programs.

Undergraduate Programs

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Undergraduate (BBA)

The highly ranked Wisconsin BBA Program, with ten majors, prepares you for success academically, personally, and professionally.

#7 public undergraduate business program
U.S. News & World Report, 2020

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Business Emerging Leaders (BEL) Program

Our innovative Business Emerging Leaders (BEL) Program helps high school students from diverse backgrounds explore their interest in business and leadership.

MBA Programs

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Full-Time MBA

The Wisconsin MBA combines general management principles, specialized instruction in a chosen field, leadership skills, and valuable experiential learning.

  • #15 among U.S. public universities—U.S. News & World Report, 2021
  • #14 among U.S. public universities—Forbes, 2019

Choose one of nine career specializations:

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Professional MBA

Advance your career while you work with the Wisconsin Professional MBA—a flexible part-time program with innovative online and on-campus learning experiences.

  • 35% avg. increase in salary for Wisconsin part-time MBA students (2017-2019)

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Evening MBA

Sharpen your expertise, increase your earning potential, and advance your career, while balancing your work, life, and studies.

  • #16 among public part-time MBA programs—U.S. News & World Report, 2021

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Executive MBA

Accelerate your executive career by expanding your strategic management knowledge, building leadership skills, and growing your professional network.

  • #13 among U.S. public Executive MBA programs—The Economist, 2020

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Specialized Master's Programs

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Our two paths to the Master of Accountancy degree offer comprehensive preparation and flexibility in preparing you for future success in accounting.

MA in Arts and Creative Enterprise Leadership

Fuse creative and business skills to build a career in arts administration or social sector leadership with this 1-year degree.

MS in Business Analytics

Apply advanced tools to leverage data and answer complex business questions in any industry with this STEM-designated degree.

MS in Finance

Undergraduates majoring in finance can earn a Master of Science in Finance by adding a fifth year of study, including hands-on experience managing a portfolio of over $20 million in equities and fixed-income assets.

MS in Real Estate

Gain advanced skills to handle complex real estate transactions and a wide range of related business functions.

MS in Supply Chain Management

Guide cross-functional business processes from materials sources through distribution with this STEM-designated degree.

Global Real Estate Master (GREM)

This one-semester master of science program equips non-U.S. graduate-level students with intensive knowledge, strong analytical skills, and real-world insights in the field of global real estate.

Doctoral Program

Working with Ph.D. students is a particular passion for Professor Johnstone, joined here by two Ph.D. students. Professor Johnstone's Ph.D. was in accounting with a minor in psychology, a combination that continues to inform her research.

Doctoral (PhD)

Work side by side with globally recognized faculty as you pursue a PhD in business from UW—Madison in one of eight areas of study.

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Beyond Degrees


Students campus-wide can strengthen their degree programs with undergraduate, graduate, and capstone certificate programs.

Programs for Non-Business Students

Non-business majors can boost their knowledge of business fundamentals, business plans, and entrepreneurship.

Programs for Professionals

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Center for Professional and Executive Development (CPED)

Individuals, teams, and organizations achieve greater performance through our courses, certificates, and custom programs.

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Family Business Center (FBC)

Family-owned businesses benefit tremendously from our close-knit community, networking sessions, national speaker series, and focused learning groups.

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Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Get the knowledge to confidently start, manage, or grow your small business through specialized training, mentoring, one-on-one counseling, and more.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The 2019 Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report (PDF) contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous three calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department at or 1429 Monroe St., Madison, WI.