Accelerate your career with a specialized MBA

At Wisconsin, you choose how to specialize your education. The program pairs immersion in the MBA focus of your choice with a strong foundation in management principles. You’ll learn from world-renowned faculty who know you by name. And you’ll get personalized career support focused on the job you want.

  • Choose a career specialization
  • Be immersed in real-world projects with industry leaders
  • Become part of a close-knit, collaborative learning community

When you graduate, you will be ready to move your career forward with speed, confidence, and substantial business connections.


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Choose From Nine Career Specializations

Focus on building skills that matter to you. Start taking classes in your field of choice from day one, and complement your focus with Wisconsin’s foundational strategic management curriculum.

Learn from experts in your specialization and connect with alumni leaders that can help you take your career where you want it to go.

Learn how the specialized MBA prepares students to hit the ground running in their careers.

MBA Focus in Strategic Management

A Proven Return on Investment

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


salary-to-debt ratio among MBA programs with grads earning $100,000+

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Laura Beussman

“What’s great about education and my MBA is that it’s a foundation that can’t go away. Companies grow and shrink. Industries change and decline. There are going to be changes in how things move forward in the business world, but having that foundation is mine forever.”

—Laura Beussman (MBA ’11)
Marketing Director, Blackbaud

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Hear from Students and Recent Graduates

Feeling at Home While Building on My Career

June 5, 2020

Angela Lee (MBA ’20) graduated in economics from National Taipei University and joined PricewaterhouseCoopers as an audit associate, which led to a passion to work on the client side of finance. Angela strengthened her analytic and general management skills by earning an MBA in corporate finance and investment banking. The knowledge she gained in her first year earned her an internship at Alcon, where she developed a modeling method that is still used company-wide.

Become a Leader in the Field of Your Dreams

May 3, 2020

Vicky Schetelich (MBA ’20) always aspired to leadership. With her career underway, she discovered a passion for building strategies guided by customer insights. In the Wisconsin MBA Program she is specializing in brand and product management. In her very first week, Vicky got hands-on experience that helped her earn an internship at Intuit, where she will also launch her marketing career after graduation.

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Launch a New Career Path

April 7, 2020

Terry Brimley (MBA ’20) chose to earn an MBA to bolster his strategic skills and grow his business network. In the Wisconsin Full-Time MBA, in addition to getting a strong business education, he has taken advantage of leadership opportunities through the School’s Consortium affiliation and strong career services support and has completed a productive internship. Wisconsin is exceeding his expectations.