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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wisconsin School of Business

World Rankings

  • Financial Times Global MBA Ranking (2017) 65
  • The Economist Which MBA? Ranking (2017) 61
  • Forbes Best US Business Schools (2017) 24

Full-Time MBA

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The Full-Time MBA is designed for students who want to accelerate their careers.
  • The curriculum includes applied learning to give students the opportunity to solve real business problems whilst networking with industry leaders.
  • Students are taught the key skills in general business and management principles.
  • Following year 1, students are given the chance to carry out a summer internship.
  • During 2nd year, students choose an area of study from a range of subjects. This helps to prepare students for their chosen career path.

Duration

  • 2 years.

Number of places

  • 100–110.

Fees and funding 2014–15

  • Wisconsin residents – $13,183.52 (£8,916.49).
  • Non-residents – $26,678.40 (£18,046.40).
  • All students are considered for scholarships and fellowships.

Evening MBA

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The Evening MBA is designed for professionals who want to advance their careers whilst remaining in full-time employment.
  • During the 1st year, the curriculum focuses on key leadership skills and business fundamentals.
  • The 2nd year develops knowledge across key functional areas. Students can focus on marketing or finance over 2 semesters. During the summer semester, students embark on an international study tour to further expand their understanding of global business issues.
  • In the final year, advanced skills are developed across functional areas and students can strengthen their focus on marketing or finance.
  • Classes take place on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Duration

  • 3 years.

Number of places

  • 50–55.

Fees and funding 2014–15

  • $20,843.64 (£14,098.52).
  • There are merit-based scholarships available.

Executive MBA

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The Executive MBA programme is aimed at students with at least 8 years work experience. 5 years spent in a leadership position is preferred.
  • The curriculum covers current business issues and theories alongside the core business skills. This makes the programme very relevant to students and their careers.
  • There is a required global learning experience in the spring of 2nd year. This opportunity allows students to use their skills from the programme within an international context.
  • Classes take place on Friday and Saturday every other week.

Duration

  • 2 years.

Number of places

  • 34–40.

Fees and funding 2014–15

  • $38,700 (£26,182)

Address

Wisconsin School of Business, Grainger Hall, 975 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706