Wisconsin School of Business

Accelerate Your Career with a Wisconsin Full-Time 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.

Get on the Fast Track with a Specialized MBA

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

At Wisconsin, you specialize your education in your business area of choice and get results and individual attention. You benefit from world-renowned faculty who know you by name and get personalized career support focused on getting you the job you want. Fewer students, more opportunities.

We help you access a large and engaged alumni base—people in influential positions who will return your calls, coach you toward success, and open doors to exceptional job opportunities.

When you add Wisconsin MBA to your résumé, you also add a world of exceptional, lifelong personal and professional relationships.

Program design

Explore Wisconsin’s career-defining curriculum advantage

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Network for a Lifetime

As you move through the Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Program, you form lasting connections in your industry. Small program size provides outstanding one-on-one interaction with advisory board members and other business leaders who know exactly what it takes to succeed in your field.

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
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#1 in the U.S. for return on investment

U.S. News & World Report, 2018

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#5 in the U.S. for Best MBA for Marketing

Princeton Review, 2020

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#10 in the U.S. for Best MBA for Human Resources

Princeton Review, 2020

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#15 among public full‑time MBA programs

Best Business Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2021

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Feb. 19, 2021 12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
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Build a Winning Portfolio of Skills and Experiences

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Leadership Development

Learn the skills and psychology necessary to reach your potential as a leader.

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Global Experiences

Work with international companies, experience different cultures, develop skills to make a global impact.

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Develop a startup mindset and apply your innovative ideas to solve business’s latest challenges.

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An Engaged Community

Thrive in a collaborative, supportive program that celebrates diverse perspectives.