MBA with a concentration in General Management


Develop your knowledge of critical business issues and current management techniques while preparing for advanced leadership positions and entrepreneurial ventures in the MBA with a Concentration in General Management program from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

The affordable and accessible MBA with a Concentration in General Management program at UW-Parkside covers a variety of essential business leadership concepts and analytical tools. You will learn how to obtain and evaluate relevant information; approach tasks logically, systematically, and in teams; analyze problems; develop creative solutions; work in diverse environments; and act to achieve concrete results.

In the business master’s program, you will benefit from an in-depth study of creative and innovative management techniques, managerial accounting, information technology, operations management, project management, corporate financial management, marketing management, ethical leadership theory and development, and more.

Our core course work is comprised of 24 credit hours and empowers you with a variety of foundational skills and advanced applications. You will learn advanced strategic management concepts, particularly business-level and corporate-level strategy formulation, implementation, and control. Your study of competitive decision-making will include the use of an online business simulation. Plus, you will focus on managing and coordinating diverse workers across national boundaries, using case studies involving different cultures.

Further tailor your degree by selecting six credit hours from a broad range of high-demand elective options that will deepen your core management competencies in data analytics, finance, global management, marketing, or supply chain management. All courses are 7 weeks in length and taught by highly qualified faculty with extensive experience as corporate managers and entrepreneurs.

If you don't have an undergraduate background in business, you will benefit from our foundation courses designed to ensure your success in the MBA program. These two courses introduce you to principles in finance, accounting, statistics, and economics. You will learn descriptive statistics, probability and expectations, theoretical and sampling distributions, estimations and hypothesis testing, macroeconomic variables, and fiscal and monetary policies.

Our curriculum is frequently revised to remain relevant with industry trends, in part based on feedback from our esteemed Business Advisory Board, which is comprised of approximately 30 senior business leaders and entrepreneurs from a variety of management backgrounds. Several of our prominent Board members have business degrees from UW-Parkside. You can complete your degree in as few as 12 months.



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University of Wisconsin System Member
The Higher Learning Commission
Carnegie Foundation Elective Community Engagement Classification
AACSB accredited
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