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Move Forward With a Wisconsin MBA

An extraordinary educational experience for students in each of our programs. You’ll hit the ground running on your way to a new position or a new career. What happens here changes the world. We hope you’ll join us.

Curricula driven by current research and esteemed faculty

Collaborative and supportive learning community

Connections with alumni and business leaders

Find Your Way to an MBA

It’s easier than you may think. When you choose the program that best fits your work and family situation, you can focus confidently on your coursework and career goals. And from admissions questions to career coaching, we’re here to help, so request more information or sign up for a 30-minute consultation with an admissions professional.

Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Wisconsin Professional MBA Wisconsin Executive MBA
Explore your options Choose one of 8 specializations to boost your MBA with focused knowledge in the area of your choice. Continue working as you create your future. Grow your impact as a leader with a focus on executive presence and communication skills.
Time to complete 2 academic years, including a summer internship
21 months
2 academic years,
with option to complete in as many as 5 years
18 months
Class schedule Weekdays—4 semesters
One paid summer internship and
an optional global learning experience
Virtual classes +
one weekend a month on campus
Virtual classes +
one weekend a month on campus
Costs and financing Tuition, fees, and financing Tuition, fees, and financing Tuition, fees, and financing
GMAT Average score: 665
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GMAT/GRE waivers available
Not required Not required
Curriculum Focus on your specialization with a general management foundation for a competitive edge in the workplace. Learn cross-functional managerial skills for real-world business situations. Build executive-level leadership and communication skills while developing strategies to take your organization to the next level.
Choose your path Learn more about the Full-Time MBA Learn more about the Professional MBA Learn more about the Executive MBA

Discover Your Community

One MBA. Three collaborative learning communities. Meet our students and find your network.

Mary Parmeter

Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Program

“The collaborative yet competitive culture is challenging me to work smarter and be more creative. My peers have challenged me to try new things and to think about business in a new way.”
Joel Coleman

Wisconsin Part-time MBA Program

“My career coach helped me prepare for job interviews and was a dedicated resource in helping me achieve my career goals.”
Leah Lorenze

Wisconsin Executive MBA Program

“During group work, we leverage our individual strengths and develop better projects because of our diversity of ideas.”
Leah Lorenze (MBA ’18)
of full-time graduates actively seeking employment accepted offers within three months of graduation (2022).
average salary increase for part-time graduates (2020-2022).
of graduates previously not in executive positions attained executive leadership positions upon graduation (2017-2019).

A Sound Investment

Choose a Wisconsin MBA and know that the investment in your education and career will provide benefits for years to come.

salary-to-debt ratio for MBA grads in the U.S. earning $100,000+ (Full-Time MBA)
U.S. News & World Report, 2021
among public part-time MBA programs
U.S. News & World Report, 2022
among U.S. public executive MBA programs
The Economist, 2020
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We hope to see you on the UW–Madison campus for an information session. If you can’t make it to campus right now, each of our programs offers several ways to connect you with our students and staff.

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