University of Wisconsin Whitewater College of Business and Economics

Introduction

Welcome to the UW-Whitewater College of Business and Economics! We pride ourselves in providing the skills necessary to enter the business world, and we have a placement rate of over 95% within one year of graduation. Our business school is recognized as one of the top business programs in the nation, as evidenced by the awards our business programs have received. The College of Business and Economics is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International

Mission Statement

Our mission as a College of Business and Economics is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education to career-oriented students who will be competitive in a technologically evolving, global business environment. We are committed to:

  • Development and support of faculty, significant student-teacher interaction, a varied and relevant curriculum, experiential learning, and high academic standards
  • Development of mutually beneficial partnerships and lifelong learning opportunities with internal and external stakeholders through the sharing of expertise and service to others
  • Accomplishment of our mission under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to excellence in teaching, sustained scholarship, and continuous improvement in curriculum and educational experiences
  • Cultivation of high standards of ethical and professional conduct

Vision Statement


Partnering with Wisconsin and the World

We envision being the center of an evolving learning community, reaching out to provide opportunities for critical learning experiences on campus and throughout the world. We foresee increasing participation of students and faculty in committed partnerships with increasingly diverse stakeholders. We will foster relationships among these stakeholders, encouraging pride and involvement and leading to consistent strength in education and research in the business professions.

Core Values

1. Commitment to the Pursuit of Knowledge and Understanding
2. Development of the Individual
3. Personal and Professional Integrity
4. Commitment to Serve
5. Commitment to Develop a Sense of Community, Respect for Diversity, and Global Perspectives

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Programs

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Master

Master of Business Administration

Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 USA Whitewater Waukesha Madison + 2 more

The MBA program is designed for individuals at a point in their careers where continued professional development requires a refined understanding of management and working knowledge of the multiple functions and processes within organizations. [+]

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program is designed for individuals who find themselves at a point in their careers where continued professional development requires a refined understanding of management and working knowledge of the multiple functions and processes within organizations. Students complete Common Body of Knowledge and Breadth courses, and select courses from the following emphasis areas:

 

Finance - Shows students how to raise capital and how to profitably invest it to prepare graduates for work in any type of firm. Human Resource Management - Provides advanced skills and perspectives relevant to a number of functional roles in the human resource area. International Business - Examines issues relevant to international operations in preparing individuals to be corporate leaders in the global marketplace. IT Management - Designed to further the career of information systems professionals with technical backgrounds by preparing them to effectively manage technology, systems projects and IT personnel. Management - Refines expertise in motivation, leadership, organization, and planning -skills at the heart of any successful management career. Marketing - Trains students in making effective decisions relevant to researching consumers, choosing which products to produce, what prices to charge, and what promotional tools and channels to employ. Operations and Supply Chain Management - Focuses on the creation of the enterprise's products including activities such as setting operating strategy, designing processes, location selection, facility layout, forecasting, quality management, scheduling, inventory control, and job design. Technology & Training - Addresses the ongoing need of having individuals who can train colleagues and clients in the effective use of business technology. ... [-]

Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA)

Campus Full time February 2017 USA Whitewater

The Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) degree program is a professional graduate program for individuals who desire to further their accounting knowledge. [+]

The Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) degree program is a professional graduate program for individuals who desire to further their accounting knowledge. The MPA program is designed to be fully integrated with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in accounting, yet flexible enough to accommodate a first professional degree program for individuals without a business and/or accounting undergraduate background. Additionally, the MPA program fulfills the 150-hour requirement of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination.

 

Each candidate will design a program in consultation with a Program Advisor that meets their individual needs and the 30 credit minimum program requirement. The curriculum is designed to familiarize students with accounting pronouncements, auditing standards, related laws, and appropriate concepts of ethical behavior. Students will develop competencies relevant to conducting financial statement analysis, systems analysis, cost control, and tax analysis. They will also refine skills relevant to formatting and transmitting accounting information through oral, written, and computer-mediated delivery systems.... [-]


Master of School Business Management

Campus Full time September 2016 USA Whitewater

The mission is to provide students an opportunity to pursue a course of study which will qualify them for licensure as a School Business Manager. [+]

The mission of the School Business Management Masters Program is to provide students an opportunity to pursue a course of study which will qualify them for licensure as a School Business Manager.

 

Job titles of those graduating with this degree include: Director of Finance, School Business Manager, Comptroller, Accountant, Director of Administrative Services, Director of Information Systems, Human Resource Manager, Director of Buildings and Grounds, Benefits Manager, and Financial Consultant.

 

Positions are available in vocational schools, public and private school districts, public and private universities, county agencies, Cooperative Education Service Agencies (CESA), cities and villages, municipalities, and the Department of Public Instruction. ... [-]


MSc

Master of Science - Business Education

Campus Full time February 2017 USA Whitewater

The programme reflects what is needed by teachers who want to posess the latest in teaching methodology and technical knowledge. [+]

The Master of Science (MS) degree in Business Education is offered with ot without Wisconsin teaching licensure.  There are three emphases available:

General - For those who already have licensure.  This program builds on undergradduate course work and teaching experience Secondary - For those who posess an undergraduate degree and are seeking licensure to teach at grade levels 6-12. Post-Secondary - For those who plan to teach or are teaching at post-secondary level and pursuing their Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) certificate.

All programs include course work that reflects what is needed by teachers who want to posess the latest in teaching methodology and technical knowledge.... [-]


Master of Science - Computer Information Systems

Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2017 USA Whitewater

The programme helps you to acquire the computing, managerial and communication skills required to participate professionally as programmers and systems analysts in the Information Technology (IT) field. [+]

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Information Systems is designed specifically for those with minimal technical backgrounds who wish to acquire the computing, managerial and communication skills required to participate professionally as programmers and systems analysts in the Information Technology (IT) field. Full-time graduate students can complete the program in three semesters if they have previously completed an object oriented programming course or have equivalent experience. Part-time students can also easily be served.

 

Constructed specifically by IT professionals, the curriculum is intended to meet the significant national and regional demand for technically trained professionals who can design, implement, support and maintain Web-based, multiple-tier applications. Students will develop skills in the areas of Java programming, object oriented analysis and design, database design, Web application design, e-business, telecommunications, project management, and IT strategy and policy.... [-]