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Executive MBA Class Profile

Join a Community of Leaders and Learners

As a high-level professional, you know the importance of building relationships and working in teams.

Join the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program and connect with diverse leaders from across the Midwest. Our students work in just about every industry, with engineering, health care, nonprofit, government, manufacturing, finance, and technology often represented

By the Numbers

Average years of professional work experience
Average years in leadership positions
Average Age
Mid 30s–60s
Age range
Percentage of female students enrolled


Engineering, health care, science, technology
Government, military, nonprofit

Students live and work in Madison and surrounding communities, metro Milwaukee, greater Chicagoland, Minneapolis, the Fox Valley, the Illinois/Wisconsin border, and other locales.

Elsa Jacobson
“Because the MBA team environment doesn’t have hierarchy the way a workplace does, it manufactures an environment that forces better compromise and collaboration. The flexibility it takes to succeed in a business school team is a valuable skill that I’m working hard to apply at work too. Through our coursework, I’ve thought a lot about how I show up at work and how I lead.”
Elsa Jacobson (MBA ’20)
Senior Director, UW Health
““Being on a team helps. You can help each other. One person might be particularly strong in economics for instance. They can help guide an econ-focused project. We all have our strengths, and I think it works well as a team cohort.”
Kristine Zickuhr (MBA ’22)
Assistant Director for Administration at Chazen Museum of Art
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