You can further expand your specialized skills and knowledge by adding one or more graduate certificates to your Executive MBA program. All UW–Madison graduate students in good standing are eligible for these specialized certificate programs, which are offered at no additional tuition cost.

Foundational academic coursework, as well as advanced courses and electives, are required for each certificate. Students must wait until the second semester of their first year to add certificate-related classes to their Executive MBA program course load.

Add value to your Executive MBA degree and enhance your career through UW–Madison’s graduate certificate programs.

Certificate in Business Analytics

Wisconsin School of Business MBA, MAcc, and MS students may earn this certificate, which provides the flexibility to emphasize their graduate specialization in the certificate work. A complement to any field of study, business analytics focuses on data analytics skills for the data-rich environment of business.

Certificate in Business, Environment, and Social Responsibility

Students learn about the strategic application of business principles to social, economic, and environmental challenges, as well as the systematic integration of sustainability into management decision-making. Through elective courses, the program can be customized to explore the impact of sustainability on career paths such as systems design, risk management, real estate, marketing, and more.

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship is designed for graduate students who anticipate starting or working for new ventures, or who wish to influence the policies of entrepreneurship. The curriculum focuses on imagining and bringing to life new enterprises, finding start-up capital, and managing enterprise development.

MBA students with an interest in entrepreneurship can also participate in networking, business plan competitions, start-up ventures, and more.

Certificate in Strategic Innovation: Organizations, Technology, and Society

This certificate program prepares graduate students to work on innovative projects in existing organizations. The program emphasizes creating social and economic value through innovation. Students learn how to anticipate major societal shifts affecting the value of innovation; choose among different innovative projects; envision and create new products and services; and lead strategic initiatives for organizations.