Graduate Certificates Provide Added Focus
You can enhance your career preparation by adding one or more graduate-level certificates to your MBA program. These certificate programs are available to all degree-seeking students in good standing in any program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Certificate programs are available at no additional tuition cost. Each requires foundational academic coursework, as well advanced academic courses and electives.
Certificate in Business, Environment, and Social Responsibility
Students learn about the strategic application of business principles to social, economic, and environmental challenges, as well as the systematic integration of sustainability into management decision-making. Through elective courses, the program can be customized to explore the impact of sustainability on career paths such as systems design, risk management, real estate, marketing, and more.
Certificate in Entrepreneurship
The Certificate in Entrepreneurship is designed for graduate students who anticipate starting or working for new ventures, or who wish to influence the policies of entrepreneurship. The curriculum focuses on imagining and bringing to life new enterprises, finding start-up capital, and managing enterprise development.
MBA students with an interest in entrepreneurship can also participate in networking, business plan competitions, start-up ventures, and more.
Certificate in Strategic Innovation: Organizations, Technology, and Society
This certificate program prepares graduate students to work on innovative projects in existing organizations. The program emphasizes creating social and economic value through innovation. Students learn how to anticipate major societal shifts affecting the value of innovation; choose among different innovative projects; envision and create new products and services; and lead strategic initiatives for organizations.