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 in your career specialization right away. This early start helps you achieve your full potential and makes your applied learning experiences richer.

Students connect with industry leaders through guest lectures, corporate visit sites, mock interviews, and the annual executive advisory board meeting. Continuous access to alumni and industry leaders provides students with strong mentorship opportunities as they collaborate with other university sectors on projects that apply innovative solutions to real industry situations.

Customize Your MBA with Flexible Options

In addition to the courses listed here, students can choose electives in general business, marketing, operations and technology management, finance and accounting, management and human resources, and risk management and insurance.

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

First Year

First Semester

  • Data to Decisions*
  • Financial Accounting*
  • Introduction to Financial Management*
  • Leading and Working in Teams*
  • Marketing Management*
  • Operations Management*
  • Logistics Management
  • Applied Learning

Second Semester

  • Ethics, Integrity and Society*
  • Integrated Company Analysis*
  • Business Strategy*
  • Economics for Managers*
  • Strategic Global Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Applied Learning

Second Year

First Semester

  • Seminar in Supply Chain Management
  • Applied Learning
  • Marketing Channels
  • Electives (2)

Second Semester

  • Enterprise Resource Systems
  • Applied Learning
  • Electives (3)

*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.