Coursework that boosts your career. Customizable options that grow your expertise.
Build Skills to Advance. Gain Insights for a Lifetime of Leadership
Develop strategic skills and technical know-how to take on challenges at work today and in your next, high-level business role.
Learn tools in class, apply them at work the next day
Build a portfolio of abilities to make you eligible for more advanced positions
Take between two and five years to complete your MBA
Year 1: Core Cohort Experience
Be part of a curated team of individuals from diverse professional backgrounds. Learn and work together as you take foundational business and leadership courses.
Functional Core (8 credits)
Leadership Core (12 credits)
Data to Decisions
Online classes meet Wednesday nights, 6:15–8:55 p.m. CT
In-person classes meet one weekend per month, Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Sunday, 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. CT
The class schedule may change. See the Professional MBA Class Calendar for details:
Year 2 and Beyond: Customize Your MBA
Take between one and four additional years to complete your degree. Select three-month-long units of coursework and earn badges in business disciplines important to you and your career growth.
A total of four badges are required to complete the program. Each badge consists of three courses.
Learn to make data-based decisions and bridge the gap between managers and data scientists. Coursework includes data visualization, machine learning, and databases.
Enhance marketing and data analysis skills through courses in strategic pricing, consumer behavior, and digital marketing.
Boost your financial savviness with courses in corporate financial theory, managerial accounting, and risk management.
Dive into global issues in the classroom and travel to meet with businesses in another country during our Global Immersion Experience.
Learn about sustainability, responsibility, and ethics. Developing practices that impact diverse stakeholders.
Build skills for expanding your organization and overcoming business challenges. Coursework includes general growth strategy, as well as marketing and digital strategies.
Develop your entrepreneurialism and creative thinking through coursework in management, product, and design innovation.
Gain real estate fundamentals with courses covering the development process, property analysis and commercial investment.
Available for the 2024-2025 academic year
Accelerated Options for Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Alumni
Qualifying undergraduate alumni who graduated in the last five years may be eligible to waive up to 14 credits of MBA curriculum requirements in the functional core and elective badges. This option may reduce the overall amount of time and money needed to complete the program.
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