The Wisconsin Full-Time MBA curriculum integrates a strong foundation in general management with highly focused preparation in your chosen career field. You will begin taking courses specific to real estate beginning in your first semester. This early start helps you achieve your full potential and makes your applied learning experiences richer.

Customize Your MBA with Flexible Options

In addition to the courses listed here, students can also choose electives in a wide variety of topics in business, law, engineering, and urban and regional planning.

You can also focus on an area of interest to you by pursuing one or more graduate-level certificates in topics such as sustainability, strategic innovation, and entrepreneurship.

First Year

First Semester

  • Financial Accounting*
  • Introduction to Financial Management*
  • Leading and Working in Teams*
  • Marketing Management*
  • Data to Decisions*
  • Operations Management*
  • Real Estate and Investment

Second Semester

  • Leadership*
  • Ethics, Integrity and Society*
  • Integrated Company Analysis*
  • Business Strategy*
  • Economics for Managers*
  • Techniques in Real Estate Valuation OR Theory of Security Analysis
  • Real Estate Capital Markets OR Elective

Second Year

First Semester

  • Urban Economics
  • Specialization Elective
  • Electives (3)

Second Semester

  • Contemporary Topics
  • Advanced Real Estate Finance
  • Contemporary Topics
  • Elective

*Core courses, taken by all Wisconsin Full-Time MBA students, provide a foundation in key functional areas of business and essential managerial skills. The curriculum shown is representative of the course of study; specific course offerings may vary.