Wisconsin School of Business

Accelerate Your Career with a Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Degree

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.

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

Get on the Fast Track with a
Specialized MBA

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.

Program design

Experience our career-defining curriculum advantage

A UW MBA degree student talks to a mentor.

Network for a Lifetime

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.”

Learning community
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Experience Madison

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.

Life in Madison

Build a Winning Portfolio of Skills and Experiences

UW MBA students listen to a leadership presentation.

Leadership Development

Leadership skills prepare you to add value in community service roles and in the workplace.

Full-time MBA students listen to a speaker outside a business district during a study abroad trip.

Global Experiences

All Wisconsin MBA students have the opportunity to develop cultural competency in a global context.

MBA students focused on entrepreneurship meet with business professionals at an industry event.


Students can build entrepreneurial skills and find an active community of support for their goals.

A group of students discusses why getting an MBA is a valuable experience at UW Madison.

An Engaged Community

Wisconsin MBA students gain personal and career benefits by learning from diverse perspectives.