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Shape your future with MSOE.

Milwaukee School of Engineering Online MBA

MSOE’s Master of Business Administration is the perfect fit for current and future leaders who want to solve business problems in a technical world. The online MBA is an integrative program focused on strategic business functions, organizational leadership and the effective application of business knowledge by organizational and business leaders. This program features a strategic curriculum, analysis of leading-edge business cases and real-world, current opportunities and challenges from the workplace as a basis for study. Built upon more than 60 years of tradition preparing engineers and technical professionals for management careers, the MSOE online MBA serves students from a variety of industry backgrounds.

The online MBA program positions you to stay ahead of emerging trends with solutions-oriented leadership that you can immediately apply within your current company. Choose from the general MBA track or one of our three optional specializations—MBA in Advanced Business Strategy Using AI and Analytics, MBA in New Product Management or MBA in Education Leadership—to maximize the impact of your education.

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MSOE Online MBA Pathways

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General MBA Track

Focus on strategic business functions, organizational leadership and the effective application of business knowledge by organizational and business leaders.

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MBA in Advanced Business Strategy Using AI and Analytics

Prepare to make data-driven decisions through courses in predictive analytics, data visualization and more.

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MBA in New Product Management

Enhance an organization’s ability to effectively identify, develop and deploy new products and services.

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MBA in Education Leadership

This is the first program of its kind in the U.S. Upon successful completion of this program, you will receive both an MBA and Wisconsin State Principal Licensure.

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MSOE MBA Program Outcomes

of graduates would recommend to friends or family1
of graduates got a promotion1
of graduates got a salary increase of 20% or more1


MSOE is a distinguished leader in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin with a reach that goes well beyond the Midwest. While MSOE is known for our engineering programs, earning your MBA from us has its advantages. We speak the language of engineers, drawing technically-adept students who want to grow their business acumen. You can expect an applied program that goes beyond typical MBA programs by applying theory to real-world applications. As a student, you will also embrace systems thinking to create value in your current and future workplace.

Join us online and get the MSOE Advantage—more personal attention, more practical experience and more career power—from wherever you live and work.

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Employers Know and Trust MSOE

Employers around the Midwest know MSOE graduates strong professionals with immediately applicable skills. Graduates are consistently in high demand by national and international employers.
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Learn Directly From Industry-connected Faculty

You won’t find TA intermediaries here. You are taught by our expert faculty members who have first-hand industry knowledge and experience. Benefit from one-on-one coaching with your own Faculty Coach, who will work with you on business projects.
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Explore a Comprehensive Curriculum

Course work for the online MBA is designed to address challenges sourced directly from employers. We also place an emphasis on applied learning, giving you hands-on experience to cultivate skills that employers need.
Peter Reynolds

“The program has helped to provide me with perspective. And I am able to utilize the tools and resources that I have learned in the course work to carry out both my day-to-day work and to help inform the superintendent of the strategic vision.”

Peter R., MBA in Education Leadership, ’17
Chief Operations Officer, Racine Unified School District

MSOE’s Online MBA Programs Are ACBSP Accredited

MSOE’s MBA programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ( This means that our programs have been recognized for teaching excellence, student learning outcomes and a continuous improvement model.

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Why Earn an MBA?

There are a multitude of reasons to pursue an MBA, including mastering business fundamentals, building your soft skills, firing up your passion for your career or building your confidence as a professional. Your reasons for pursuing an MBA from MSOE and for choosing one of our three specializations will depend on your specific career goals. Specificity aside, below you will find three of the top general reasons to earn your MBA.

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Improving Your Career Opportunities and Earning Potential

The outlook for MBA degree holders is bright. In a recent survey, 92% of corporate recruiters and 95% of staffing firms said they plan to hire recent MBA graduates in the coming years.2 In addition to expanded opportunity, an MBA opens doors to earning significantly more than those who hold bachelor’s degrees alone. The average total compensation increase for MBA graduates may be as high as $20,000 per year.3 Check out our MBA careers page to see more.

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Expanding Your Professional Network

The opportunity to meet driven professionals from diverse backgrounds is an enduring appeal of MBA programs. You will connect with your fellow students, your professors and with your alumni network. All of these people can play a crucial role in growing your career. And rest assured—earning your MBA online will not hinder you in building strong connections, as you will still connect over an interactive learning management system.

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Preparing to Move Into Leadership Positions

Holding a master’s degree, particularly an MBA, is a preferred qualification for many management and leadership positions. You will undoubtedly learn a lot about leadership and management while on the job, but your MBA course work will ideally include classes in leadership and management. Our required MBA courses in this area include Organizational Behavior and Ethics in Leadership. Check out our curriculum page to learn more.

Admissions Dates and Deadlines

Priority Deadline
August 1
Fall 2024
Application Deadline
August 12
Fall 2024
Term Start
September 3
Fall 2024
  1. Based on a limited sample of self-reported data from alumni of MSOE’s on-campus and online MBA alumni, reported in January 2023.
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