Wisconsin Business School Earns STEM Designation

WBS becomes the first business school to earn this designation

The Wisconsin School of Business has become the first business school in the country to earn a STEM designation from the US Department of Homeland Security, according to a press release from the school. 

The Department of Homeland Security offers a 24-month work visa to international students who graduate from US programs that have earned this STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, designation. Most programs with the STEM designation focus on science and engineering; the WSB programs that earned this label are its operations and technology management and supply chain management MBA specializations. 

In May 2016, the Department of Homeland Security extended the previous 17-month STEM work visa to 24 months, to address the persistent need for STEM-qualified workers in the US. 

Related Business Schools

Madison, Wisconsin 22 Followers 46 Discussions

More MBA News

Feb 07, 2024

London Business School Announces New 1-Year MBA

Feb 07, 2024

More MBA News

MBA Articles

Five Emerging Destinations for Your MBA: Vietnam, Chile, South Africa, Malaysia, Poland

Jun 20, 2024

Each of these five rising stars offer unique advantages for students who want to pursue their MBA abroad: Vietnam, Chile, South Africa, Malaysia, and Poland.

Which MBA Programs Offer the Best Value?

May 29, 2024

When considering an MBA, the return on investment (ROI) is a crucial factor. Prospective students want to know that the time, effort, and financial resources they pour into their education will yield significant career benefits.

How Do They Compare: MBA Programs in Europe and Asia

May 15, 2024

From tuition fees to curriculums, the considerations that prospective students should weigh when choosing between doing an MBA in Europe or Asia.

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists