Reach your leadership potential

Build the skills you need to reach new heights as a leader. Gain the executive network you need to expand your career opportunities. The Wisconsin Executive MBA will deepen and broaden your knowledge base, whether you are preparing for senior leadership or seeking greater effectiveness in a current role.

  • Cohort of peer leaders
  • Personal career coach
  • Dedicated alumni network
  • 20 months with summer breaks
  • Classes held every other weekend
  • Two-week global experience


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The Economist, 2020

A Proven Return on Investment

Graduates of the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program have a strong competitive advantage.


Average salary increase*
(graduating classes of 2018-2020)


of students advance in their careers*
(graduating classes 2018-2020)

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


Grow the skills that industry leaders need. Understand the full scope of your organization, and build tools that are immediately applicable to your role as a high-level professional.

  • Leadership and organizational behavior
  • Operations, marketing, finance, and economics
  • Business strategy and project management
  • Global business
Professor Russ Coff lectures to students
Students collaborating over laptops


Learn about the application and admissions process for the Wisconsin Executive MBA.

Assistant Dean Leslie Petty works with students

Tuition and Aid

View information on tuition and how you can finance your Wisconsin Executive MBA.

2021 Merit Aid

Individuals who apply for a Fall 2021 start will be considered for one-year merit-based scholarships. These award packages can range from $5,000 to $10,000 to help offset the cost of tuition.

Experience a Class

Watch this clip from Management and Human Resources 700: Organizational Behavior and learn from Professor Alex Stajkovic as he explains four types of reinforcement theory in the workplace.

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Schedule a 30-minute consultation

Drop-in chats via Zoom,
Fridays 11 AM to 1 PM CT

How to Prepare a Compelling Application

Discover what the admissions committee is looking for on your application.

Apr. 6, 2021 5:30 – 6:15 PM CDT

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Hear from Students and Recent Graduates

Brock Hensen in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol

Grow Your Expertise to Lead a Startup

March 20, 2020

Brock Hensen (MBA ’21) started his career at Epic, bringing transformative technology to health care. Now he’s the COO of an early stage digital health startup. He joined the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program to connect with fellow executives and gain strategic knowledge to help grow his company.

Jen Torbeck sitting in a chair at her job.

Complement Your Skills, Expand Your Corporate Impact

January 24, 2020

Jen Torbeck (MBA ’20) is a lawyer working in compliance and risk management. A lifelong learner, Jen is earning an executive MBA to expand her professional options and allow her to rise to an executive leadership level where she can make a big impact on organizations’ success.

Badri Lankella standing in the Learning Commons

Run a Business, Run for Office

January 23, 2020

Badri Lankella (MBA '19) has operated his own business for 12 years and has over 20 years of computer engineering experience. He was looking for new business ventures and wanted to expand his horizons as a leader.