Get where you want to be professionally, as quickly as possible, with a Wisconsin MBA. Get on a distinctive fast track by choosing one of ten in-demand specializations that provide immersive learning for a competitive advantage with employers.

The Specialization Advantage

When you focus your MBA in one of ten specializations, you benefit from an intensive curriculum that combines foundational management education, specialized career preparation, and real-world consulting projects with industry leaders in your preferred area. You will begin taking classes in your specialization right away, without the waiting period many other programs require.

This immersive experience gives you the knowledge, skills, and confidence to land premier internships and make immediate contributions, while preparing you to move into positions of broad responsibility and influence.

Find the Specialized Path to Your Ideal Career—We’ll Help

Whether you have selected a specialization or are exploring your options, our staff is experienced and passionate about charting the course with you. We’ll help:

  • Discuss your values and career aspirations—to get the most value from your MBA.
  • Explore areas of business—marketing, finance, operations, or strategic management—to set you on a tailored career path.
  • Choose your specialization, then see the many ways the dedicated faculty and staff in your specialization will provide access to industry professionals, key mentors and advisors, and top corporate partners in your specific area of interest to impact your career.

Choose One of 10 Wisconsin MBA Specializations

Explore the specializations within the top-ranked Wisconsin MBA to see the kind of deep expertise you’ll gain in a focused business area as a complement to the general business core of the program.

Marketing MBA Specializations

Impact strategy and propel organizations forward with a specialization in Marketing Research. With a Brand and Product Management specialization, master the art of managing major brands and products.


Finance MBA Specializations

Our specialization in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking is ranked among the top 50 finance programs in the world. The Applied Security Analysis specialization will equip you with the analytical skills and asset management experience to become a leader in the investment industry. Our Real Estate MBA specialization is #2 among college and university real estate programs in the U.S. And our Risk Management and Insurance specialization is recognized as one of the International Insurance Society’s Global Centers of Insurance Excellence.


Operations MBA Specializations

Receive a STEM-designated MBA specializing in Operations and Technology Management, and become a leader of organizational and technological change. Graduate with an MBA specialization in Supply Chain Management, ranked #8 in the U.S.


Strategic Management MBA Specializations

Specialize in Strategic Human Resource Management and learn how to drive organizational strategies through insightful enterprise workforce management. Make a difference by earning Wisconsin’s MBA specialization in Arts Administration, the premier arts administration MBA program in the U.S.

Need help choosing an MBA specialization?

How We Help

  • Discuss your values and career aspirations to get the most value from your MBA.
  • Explore general areas of business—marketing, finance, operations, or strategic management—to set you on your path to a tailored career.
  • Zero in on the specialization that is your best fit, and show you the many ways you’ll get access to industry professionals, key mentors and advisors, and top corporate partners in your area of interest with our distinctive career specialization model.

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