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University of Wisconsin—Madison School of Business

Madison, WI
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The University of Wisconsin—Madison offers a unique and challenging MBA program, well suited to highly-focused students with clear career goals. Whereas most MBA pro­grams require a wide array of course work in general management topics, the Wisconsin MBA curriculum is designed around career...

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2450 Grainger Hall

975 University Avenue

Madison, WI 53706

United States

Phone: 800-390-8043

Fax: 608-265-4192

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Degrees / Programs
Academic Experience Rating: 97
Concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Finance, Investment Banking, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Marketing, Product Management, Real Estate, Supply Chain Management
Centers of Research: The Wisconsin MBA offers 10 career specializations, 8 of which are endowed centers of expertise. They include: Stephen L. Hawk Center for Applied Security Analysis, Bolz Center for Arts Administration, The Center for Brand and Product Management, Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking, A.C. Nielsen Center for Marketing Research, The Erdman Center for Operations and Technology Management, The James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate, The Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management.
Part Time Program: No
Evening Program: Yes
Executive MBA Program Offered: Yes
Other Advanced Degrees Offered: PhD (5-years) MBA (full-time 2 years, evening 3 years, executive 2 years) MS in Finance: Applied Security Analysis (1 years) Graduate Real Estate Masters (2 years) Graduate Master of Accountancy - GMAcc (2-year program) Integrated Master of Accountancy - IMAcc (1-year integrated program with undergraduate degree)
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: JD/MBA - 4 years
Study Abroad Options: For full-time MBAs: 10 days in January in Great Britain, Spain, United Arab Emeriates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, 6 days in Ireland in March. 5 days in March in Denmark and France. 10 days in the United Kingdom & Spain, China & Hong Kong in January. 14 days in May in Brazil, India. National University of Singapore Copenhagen Business School (Copenhagen, Denmark) ESCP-EAP (Paris, France) Norwegian School of Management-BI (Oslo, Norway) Annual study tours led by UW instructors and center directors - locations change every year Through the Global Real Estate Master(GREM) - HEC Paris, France; HKUST Business School, Hong Kong; and INCAE Business School.
Other Programs: http://bus.wisc.edu/mba/academics-and-programs/international-trips 1. Wisconsin MBA Global Business Program 2014: You may want to consider this winter break for-credit study abroad opportunity, or IB 765 2-credit course. As part of this for-credit study abroad trip, Wisconsin MBA students travel to a global destination (based in large part by student preference and a compelling case for a global presence in the world economy) for an eight-day immersion. The experience includes corporate site visits, cultural visits, and meetings with local business professionals. Travel for this course occurs during January. 2. Global Business Project (GBP): The Global Business Project offers students the chance to develop virtual teamwork skills as they are matched with team members from other leading U.S. business schools and given a project for a client company in a foreign country. With faculty guidance, the students complete their projects as part of a semester-long, three-credit course. The course culminates with an in-country experience in which the teams gather additional information and present their solutions to the business challenge they were given. Travel for this course occurs in spring at the conclusion of the semester. Expenses: The costs of these experiences are shared by the participating students and the Wisconsin School of Business (and, in the case of the Global Business Project, by a U.S. Department of Education grant). Costs are kept low to try to encourage as many students as possible to take advantage of these courses. Discover your option and the requirements below.
Academic Calendar: Semester
Online Course Catalog: http://www.wisc.edu/grad/catalog/business/businessC.html
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Faculty
Total Faculty: 90.3%
Full-Time Faculty: 90.3%
Part-Time Faculty: 9.7%
Female Faculty: 27.8%
Minority Faculty: 12.5%
Corporate Finance & Investment Banking: bus.wisc.edu/mba/corporate-finance-investment-banking
Applied Security Analysis Program: bus.wisc.edu/mba/applied-security-analysis
Arts Administration: bus.wisc.edu/mba/arts-administration
Brand and Product Management: bus.wisc.edu/mba/brand-product-management
Strategic Human Resource Management: bus.wisc.edu/mba/strategic-human-resource-management
Marketing Research: bus.wisc.edu/mba/marketing-research
Operations and Technology Management: bus.wisc.edu/mba/operations-technology-management
Real Estate: bus.wisc.edu/mba/Real-Estate
Risk Management and Insurance: bus.wisc.edu/mba/risk-management-insurance
Supply Chain Management: bus.wisc.edu/mba/supply-chain-management
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Academic Services Offered
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:Business Learning Center http://bus.wisc.edu/bba/academics-and-programs/academic-support Academic Support for the Wisconsin School of Business is facilitated through the Business Learning Center. The Business Learning Center (BLC) provides supplemental tutorials and office hours for select business-related courses. Although BLC tutorials are open to all students, enrollment is limited and registration is required in order to attend either office hours or the group tutorials. Supplemental materials (handouts, etc.) used in BLC sessions are available to all students whether or not they are registered with the BLC and are available online. Registration is required prior to attending a BLC tutorial.
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://bus.wisc.edu/mba/why-wisconsin/diversity Diversity In Business is a group of graduate business students from a variety of ethnic and geographical backgrounds. The mission of the organization is to promote diversity and leadership on campus, within the community, and in corporate organizations.
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:The mission of Graduate Women in Business is: •To help members develop the skills and connections they need to succeed in business and in life •To offer social events for members to network with each other, alumni, and local businesswomen •To give back to the UW and Madison communities through recruiting efforts and service projects Activities: Fall Welcome Reception, Fall & Spring Pre-TAPS, Expanding Your Horizons service event, Career Panel and Mock Interviews with undergrad Women in Business, Spring Panel with local businesswomen, Networking with Madison Women in Business Council
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:Graduate International Business Association The principal purpose of the association shall be to encourage and promote involvement in international business education and practice, as well as international understanding, cooperation and goodwill, among students in the Graduate School of Business of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, its graduates and the communities they serve. Activities: International Case Competition, International Potluck, Sessions on Global Business Issues, Career Information Sessions, Business and Social Networking.
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:Out for Business is a social, educational, and career development resource for Wisconsin MBA LGBT business students, alumni, faculty and administrators, and the greater business community. The group aims to create an inclusive and diverse atmosphere at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin School of Business, promote positive visibility on the UW campus for LGBT business students, act as career resource for current business students through networking and mentorship, address diversity issues specific to LGBT business students, and provide a contact point for gay-friendly firms.
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Degrees / Programs

  • Academic Experience Rating:
    97
  • Part Time Program:
    No
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Executive MBA:
    Yes
  • Online MBA:
    No

Faculty

  • Total Faculty:
    72
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    90.3%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    9.7%
  • Female Faculty:
    27.8%
  • Minority Faculty:
    12.5%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    Yes
  • Peer Tutoring:
    Yes
  • Minority Support Groups:
    Yes
  • Women Support Groups:
    Yes
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