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Enrich Your Career with the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program

Master the skills of executive leadership with a top-ranked MBA from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The Wisconsin Executive MBA Program is designed to deepen and broaden your knowledge base, whether you are preparing for senior leadership or seeking greater effectiveness in a current executive role. You will graduate with a solid foundation in strategic management, an internationally recognized MBA degree, and a business network with lifelong value.

The Wisconsin MBA Degree Takes Careers to the Highest Level

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#15 Among U.S. public Executive
MBA programs

The Economist, 2015

The Wisconsin Executive MBA Program engages students in a diverse, high-caliber cohort, providing an educational experience that builds new networks and transforms careers. In this video, recent graduates share their perspectives on the program.

A Proven Return on Investment

Graduates of the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program have a strong competitive advantage. As a result, they experience both an immediate and long-term return on their investment.


Average salary increase*
(graduating classes of 2013–2015)


Career advancement*
(graduating classes of 2013–2015)

* 45 percent of Wisconsin Executive MBA students are in executive leadership positions when they enter the program.

Executive MBA Students

Gain a Career Advantage

The Wisconsin Executive MBA Program focuses on strategic business management and leadership skills. Students in each cohort move through the program together, engaging in collaborative learning that draws upon the collective experience of the group. The knowledge and skills you gain can be applied at your workplace immediately, and will give you the tools to remain competitive in the future.

Executive MBA student

Balance Your Busy Schedule

Students who pursue an Executive MBA are typically balancing multiple commitments at work, at home, and in their studies. We build in numerous conveniences designed to save you time and allow you to focus on your education. The program provides parking and meals on class days, as well as morning and afternoon refreshments. Program staff is on hand to assist you with a variety of requests.

How the Program Works
Executive MBA Students

Deepen Your Professional Network

The cohort-based format of the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program encourages close friendships and lifelong business associations. You will also have many opportunities to connect with business leaders and accomplished alumni at on-campus events. Upon graduation, you will become a member of the 41,800-strong Business Badger network.

Networking Opportunities

Hear from Current Students

Would you like to ask current Executive MBA students questions about their experiences? Attend one of our information sessions in Madison, Milwaukee, or in the region.

Find an Information Session

Assemble the Tools for Success

Global Business Preparation

Global Business Preparation

Meaningful exposure to the challenges and opportunities of global business is woven into the curriculum. The highlight is a 10-day, international trip focused on applied global learning as a cohort.

Career Management

Career Management

Our career coaching staff provides personalized services to help you navigate your career. We complement your MBA education by giving you the skills to achieve lifelong career fulfillment.

A Supportive Community

A Supportive Community

Our engaged learning community encourages collaboration with a diverse group of talented students, faculty, alumni, and staff. We are forward-thinking and challenge each other to succeed.

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