Percentage of students enrolled in online programs in Wisconsin

MBA Concentrations for Wisconsin Students

Finance

focus on corporate investments, portfolio management, business regulations and laws, operations, and other aspects of a business’s cash flow. With an MBA in Finance you can also advise individuals on their assets and cash investments.


Healthcare Management

oversee the overall operations in a healthcare setting such as a hospital, clinic, nursing home, or assisted living facility; may be in charge of the entire operation or a specific area within a large corporation.


Hospitality Management

direct business aspects of a company within the tourism industry such as hotels, theme parks, casinos, and outdoor adventure resorts. Learn customer service, problem solving, and other aspects vital to the smooth operation of a fluctuating business.


Human Resource Management

manage recruitment, hiring, and maintaining personnel within a large company; an HR manager is required to uphold the company’s ethical and legal standards in areas such as taxation and compensation.


Management Information Systems

oversee the entire computer system within a corporation including maintenance, purchasing, and security. May also specialize in a specific industry such as healthcare.


Supply Chain Management

manage the logistics of keeping a supply chain running smoothly with a focus on marketing, technology, data analysis, and finance within the manufacturing sector.

Accreditation in Wisconsin

One of the first things to consider when researching MBA programs is accreditation. An accredited school has met national and regional standards and is a requirement for scholarships and grants.

In Wisconsin, regional accreditation is awarded by the Higher Learning Commission. There are also three organizations that specifically accredit business programs, and earning a degree with one of these three programmatic accreditations can give you an edge when you’re applying for job positions:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
CompanyIndustryHeadquarters CityNumber of Employees
University of Wisconsin (group)EducationMadison34,464
16,000+14,464 (two facilities) Menard Inc.RetailEau Claire10,000
EpicComputer SoftwareVerona9,700
UW University HospitalHealthcareMadison7,447
Theda Care Inc.Healthcare ManagementAppleton6,000
Kohl's CorporationRetailMenomonee Falls5,500

Top MBA Careers in Wisconsin

coordinate the movement or distribution of a service or product line; supervise the sales and distribution chain. Analyze sales trends and demographics to project future needs and goals of the sales department of a business or retail operation.

provide overall policies and direction of a company, private business, or public organization by planning and directing the operation of the business. The chief executive reports to the board of directors of a corporation.

oversee the financial actions of a business or plan investments and growth of a company's assets.

in charge of the communication system within a business or corporation including hiring and supervision of employees as well as the purchase, maintenance, and security of the computer systems.

oversee the programs and policies of the marketing division within a company; develop pricing in relation to profits in order to maximize market share of products. May also oversee product development and project future needs.

oversee all aspects of the employment division within a company including interviewing, hiring, and training of employees as well as ensuring the legal paperwork and other requirements are met.