Business in Marshfield and Wausau



As a UW-Stevens Point business administration student on the Marshfield or Wausau campus, you will learn how to make decisions, lead projects, allocate scarce resources, plan production and energize teams. You will gain the knowledge to drive enterprise goals so you are ready to advance in private, public and nonprofit organizations.

The UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics (SBE) creates career-ready graduates. We deliver in-demand skills, professional development experiences and access to employers. UW-Stevens Point earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for our School of Business and Economics. Graduates will complete degrees from a program ranked among the top 20 percent in the nation and top 5 percent in the world.

Grow Your Education with Your Career

Grow your education as your career advances with UW-Stevens Point business programs at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s level. Begin your education with a professional associate degree in Applied Finance or Leadership and Project Management. Transition seamlessly to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration to complete your four-year degree in just four more semesters. When the time is right for you, join the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Applied Leadership and Decision-Making to strengthen your professional skills. If you have coursework or a degree from outside UW-Stevens Point you can join programs at any stage. Contact an adviser with any questions and to construct a personalized academic plan.

Scholarship Opportunities for Fall 2020

The School of Business and Economics is committed to helping new students achieve their business education goals. We have a limited number of scholarships to help get you started on your Marshfield or Wausau campus business program.

The scholarship awards range from $500-$1,000 each and are equally divided between the fall and spring semesters. These scholarships do not require an application. To be eligible a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be admitted to UWSP for fall 2020 on the Marshfield or Wausau campus as a first-year student or transfer.
  • Declare an AAS in Applied Finance or Leadership and Project Management, or a B.S. in Business Administration.
  • Enroll in at least 6 credits on the Marshfield or Wausau campus in each semester.

Selection will continue until all scholarships have been awarded.

UWSP Courses in Your Community that Fit Your Schedule

Take School of Business and Economics courses on the Marshfield and Wausau campuses in all three academic programs. All programs are flexible and designed to fit your busy life. Upper level classes in the B.S. in Business Administration and MBA are taught in a hybrid format, mixing online and in person instruction during the evening. This format maintains the personal experience and attention, while providing the flexibility needed to accommodate your job, family and hobbies.

Also choose from a wide selection of online courses, or any of the courses offered on the Stevens Point campus. All School of Business and Economics courses meet the same high standard of quality and can be freely substituted across locations and formats. Select the options that work best for you.

Explore Career Opportunities in Business Administration

With a bachelor's degree in business administration, you'll qualify for an array of leadership positions and other advanced roles in private, public and nonprofit organizations. Some business administration graduates also venture into entrepreneurship, creating their own successful businesses from the ground up. You'll have the option to work across industries in positions such as:

  • business analyst
  • human resources generalist
  • operations manager
  • marketing specialist
  • project manager
  • financial analyst
  • recruiter
  • operations manager
  • general manager
Statewide job growth in business fields is projected to increase by 12.6% between 2014 and 2024. Learn to drive organizational success by contributing across the organization. Your business administration major allows you to customize a mix of management, marketing, and finance classes to fit your career goals. These classes focus on the leadership, critical thinking and communication skills necessary to thrive in any organization.

 


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