Southeastern Wisconsin MBA directory

Southeastern Wisconsin MBA directory
Cardinal Stritch University
www.stritch.edu
Full-time MBA
Location: Milwaukee/Brookfield, Kenosha/Racine, Green Bay/Appleton
Focus: generalist degree
Program length: 2.5 years
Classes offered: One night
per week
Accreditation: Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Total cost: Part-time tuition $350 per credit
Typical class size: 14-22
Unique attributes:
First non-traditional program in the country to receive accreditation under ACBSP’s accreditation under its Option B (Baldrige Quality Criteria).
Carthage College
www.loyolamba.com
Executive MBA from Loyola University
Location: Kenosha
Focus: general management with international, ethics and leadership components
Program length: 18 months
Classes offered: Every other Friday and Saturday, three one-week in-residence classroom sessions and eight-day international study trip
Accreditation: AACSB (the International Association for Management Education), and the North Central Association for Colleges and Secondary Schools.
Total cost: $52,500
Typical class size: 27
Unique attributes: Loyola program consistently ranked among the top 10% of all MBA programs in the country and listed as the “12th Best Part-Time MBA Program” by U.S. News and World Report. The program combines renowned large university’s curriculum and professors with small college personal service. The Loyola EMBA Program aims to meet the needs of mid-career executives preparing for senior management, by enhancing their business skills and sharpen their analytical abilities by combining course work with day-to-day professional experiences. Tuition includes housing and meal during Carthage residency, meals and snacks on class days, books and materials, international trip and new IBM laptop computer.
Concordia University
www.cuw.edu
Full-time or Part-time MBA
Location: Mequon
Focus: health care administration, finance, church administration, international business (also taught in Chinese), human resource management, managerial communication, management information systems, public administration, risk management, marketing, general management
Program length: average of 26 months
Classes offered: Evenings, one night per week
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association
Total cost: $400 per credit
Typical class size:
12:1 student ratio
Unique attributes:
Christian institution; flexible class schedule; distance learning classes always an option; no thesis required for graduation
Concordia’s
Distance-learning MBA
Focus: health care administration, finance, church administration, international business (also taught in Chinese), human resources management, managerial communication, management information systems, public administration, risk management, marketing, general management
Program length: average of 26 months
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association
Total cost: $400 per credit
Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University
www.keller.edu
Full-time, Part-time, On-Line MBA
Location: Milwaukee, Waukesha / Brookfield
Focus: Accounting and Finance, eCommerce Management, General Management, Human Resources Management, Project Management, Information Systems Management, International Business, Marketing Management, Public Administration, and Telecommunications Management
Program length: 1.5 to 2.5 years
Classes offered:
Eight-week terms; Classes meet one evening per week or Saturday morning; on-line option available for all courses.
Accreditation: North Central Association
Total cost: $1,510 per course
Typical class size: 15-20 students
Unique attributes:
Keller’s on-line program is ranked in the Top 5 by Computer World Magazine; most courses have no prerequisites; after graduation students may return and take graduate courses for personal and professional enrichment at $150 per course.
Lakeland College
www.lakeland.edu
Part-time MBA with distance-learning option
Location: Sheboygan, Green Bay, Milwaukee, Madison, Neenah, Wisconsin Rapids and
Chippewa Falls
Focus: Accounting, International business
Program length: 3 – 4 years
Classes offered: Evenings, one night per week
Accreditation: North Central Association
Total cost: $ 930 per 3-credit course, $ 960 per 3-credit
online course
Typical class size: 20
Unique attributes: Students can take courses to try program before going through the admission process
Marquette University
www.mu.edu
Part-time, full-time or Executive MBA
MU’s part-time MBA
Location: Milwaukee, Kohler, Waukesha
Focus: marketing, economics, accounting, leadership, quality management, finance, international business
Program length: 36 months
Classes offered: Evenings and/or Saturdays
Accreditation: AACSB
Total cost: $630 per credit (overall cost $24,000-$31,500)
Typical class size: 26;
off-site 35-40
Unique attributes: Regular, tenured faculty teach at off-campus sites; small class sizes; believe personal attention is important; Ranked #11 by US News and World Report 2004 Edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools.
MU’s full-time MBA
Location: Milwaukee
Focus: marketing, economics, accounting, leadership, quality management, finance, international business
Program length: 18 months
Classes offered: Evenings and/or Saturdays
Accreditation: AACSB
Total cost: $630 per credit (overall cost $24,000-$31,500)
Typical class size: 26;
off-site 35-40
MU’s full-time, part-time Executive MBA
Location: Milwaukee
Focus: International business
Program length: 17 months
Classes offered: All day Friday and Saturday every other week
Accreditation: AACSB
Total cost: $36,500
all encompassing
Typical class size: 30
Unique attributes: Tuition includes books, food, laptop computer, and 9-day international trip
University of Phoenix – Milwaukee
www.phoenix.edu
Concentrated MBA
Location: Brookfield
Focus: Technology management, general management, e-business, health care management, accounting
Program length: 18 months –
2 years
Classes offered: One night
per week
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association
Total cost: $395 per credit hour
Typical class size: 12-14
Unique attributes: Students must be working adults and be able to apply what they do for a living in the classroom

Phoenix’s distance/Online MBA
Focus: General management, accounting, e-business, global management, health care management, technology management
Program length: 18 months –
2 years
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association
Total cost: $518 per credit hour
Unique attributes: One of the most recognized online programs in the country, very easy to complete courses from anywhere.
Upper Iowa University
www.uiu.edu
Distance/Online MBA
Focus: Accounting, Quality Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, and Global Business
Program length: just over 2 years
Accreditation: The Higher Learning Commission
Cost: $311 per credit hour
Unique attributes: Program is completely online no residential requirements. Asynchronous using Outlook Express, program is user-friendly.
UW-Madison
www.bus.wisc.edu/graduateprograms
Part-time, full-time or Executive MBA
Madison’s full-time MBA
Location: Madison
Focus: Accounting and Information Systems; Arts Administration; Entrepreneurship; Finance-Applied Corporate Finance; Finance, Investment and Banking; Finance-Applied Security Analysis; General Management; Information Systems Analysis and Design; Strategic Human Resources; Operations and Technology Management; Operations and Information Management; Marketing-Product Management; Marketing Research; Real Estate and Urban Land Economics; Risk Management and Insurance; Strategic Management in Life and Engineering Sciences; Supply Chain Management
Program length: 4 semesters
Classes offered: Monday-Thursday during the day
Accreditation: AACSB
Total cost: Per semester, Wisconsin resident: $4,524; Non-resident: $12,244
Typical class size: 120-130 incoming students in the fall
Unique attributes: Ability to focus on a career specialization; real hands-on experience

UW-Madison’s part-time MBA
Location: Madison
Focus: General management
Program length: 3 years
Classes offered: Monday and Thursday evenings
Accreditation: AACSB
Total cost: $13,290 per year includes student service fees, parking, orientation program and course packets
Typical class size: 40-45
Unique attributes: Lock-step program allows students to start and stay with the same people and build network relations

UW-Madison’s Executive MBA
Location: Madison
Focus: General management
Program length: 2 years
Classes offered: One week,
then Friday and Saturday every other week
Accreditation: AACSB
Total cost: $24,000 per year, all encompassing
Typical class size: 30-35
Unique attributes: Small size, virtually no attrition, international trip second year
UW-Milwaukee
www.uwm.edu
UWM’s full-time or part-time MBA
Location: Milwaukee
Focus: Cost management and ERP, entrepreneurship, financial strategy, global strategy, Information technology management, investment management, leadership, management of human resources, managing Innovations and new products, marketing strategies, non-profit management
Program length: 16 months full time, 4 years part time
Classes offered: Evenings
Accreditation: AACSB
Cost: Resident tuition: $1,771 per 3-credit course
Typical class size: 35
Unique attributes: Integrated foundation courses; state of the art technology; study abroad opportunities
UWM’s Executive MBA Program
Location: Milwaukee campus
Focus: Senior general management
Program length: 22 months
Classes offered: One full day a week on alternate Fridays and Saturdays
Accreditation: AACSB
Total cost: $39,500
Typical class size: 25-35
Unique attributes: One of the oldest EMBA programs in the country; required week-long international residency (recently visited locations include Shanghai, Hong Kong, UK, Czech Republic).
UW-Parkside
www.uwp.edu
Full-time or part-time MBA with distance-learning option
Location: Kenosha
Program length: average of 4 semesters
Classes offered: evenings or online
Accreditation: AACSB
Total cost: $305 per credit
Typical class size: 25-30
Unique attributes: New 8-week courses should allow students to accumulate more credits per semester and finish program sooner
MBA Consortium, UW-Parkside
http://learn.wisconsin.edu/mba
In an effort to offer the foundations courses more frequently, an MBA Consortium was developed. The participating universities are UW-Parkside, UW-Eau Claire, UW-La Crosse, and UW-Oshkosh.
The program offers all of the foundation courses (except Algebra and BUS 772) every semester via the Web. Some elective courses will also be offered.
UW-Whitewater
www.uww.edu
UW-W’s full-time or part-time MBA
Location: Whitewater
Focus: Management, Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Technology & Training, IT Management, Accounting, Decision Support Systems
Program length: Full-time 2 years; Part-time 3-4 years
Classes offered: Evenings, one night per week, and days
Accreditation: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Total cost: $330.10 (resident), $921 per credit (non-resident)
Typical class size: 28
Unique attributes: The program is endorsed online so a student is not required to come to campus; highly interactive

UW-W’s distance/Online MBA
www.uww.edu/onlinemba
Focus: Management, Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, Operations & Supply Chain Maangeement, Technology & Training
Program length: Full-time 2 years; part time 3-4 years
Classes offered: Online/Internet
Accreditation: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Total cost: $550 per credit
Typical class size: 36
Aug. 22, 2003 Small Business Times, Milwaukee

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