The Wisconsin MBA degree is your competitive advantage. The full-time MBA program uses a distinctive boutique approach to deliver highly
focused preparation in your chosen career specialization.
You will be immersed in real-world learning experiences
with industry leaders and others in an engaged, 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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In October, WSB received media attention for a proposal put forth to evaluate our portfolio of programs including the potential suspension of the full-time MBA program. One of the greatest strengths of WSB is our passionate community of alumni and friends. In response to their outpouring of support for the program, it was decided to continue our full-time MBA program. With the support of Chancellor Blank and Provost Mangelsdorf, we are committed to strengthening the full-time MBA, as well as expanding and building new programs at WSB.
Learn how the specialized MBA prepares students to hit the ground running in their careers.
The Wisconsin MBA degree features a career specialization model that jump-starts your career with in-depth knowledge and industry connections.
The program pairs deep immersion in the MBA focus of your choice with a strong foundation in general management principles. This unbeatable
combination prepares you to hit the ground running and, at the same time, gives you the broad, strategic understanding you need to advance
into positions of influence.
Our specialization model helps you establish meaningful connections in your chosen career field. You will form lasting affiliations as you move through
the MBA degree program with a group of bright, motivated peers. One-on-one interaction with advisory board members and other business leaders will provide you
with industry-specific insights and career support. When you graduate, you join a worldwide network of Business Badgers. It is said that
“once a Badger, always a Badger.”
Whether you stay for two years or two decades, you will delight in how much there is to do here—in every season.
The energy of a Big Ten campus combines with the city’s relaxed-yet-urban vibe to create a memorable experience.
A moderate cost of living contributes to the affordability of the Wisconsin MBA.
#1 in the U.S. for return on investment
—U.S. News & World Report, 2016
#9 in the U.S. for most satisfied MBA graduates
#14 among public university full-time MBA Programs
—2018 Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report
#17 among public universities
—Bloomberg Businessweek, 2016
Leadership skills prepare you to add value in community service roles and in the workplace.
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All Wisconsin MBA students have the opportunity to develop cultural competency in a global context.
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Students can build entrepreneurial skills and find an active community of support for their goals.
Wisconsin MBA students gain personal and career benefits by learning from diverse perspectives.