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Business and Public Policy

The Wisconsin School of Business welcomes graduate students from all disciplines to pursue one of three business certificates.

An MPA or MIPA student takes the business courses as electives which count toward the 42 credit graduation requirement.

Student experiences

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    Travis Shoemaker, MPA

    "I put the Wisconsin Idea into action this summer by taking my newfound La Follette knowledge to California to help Monterey County improve performance management practices."

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    Elizabeth Doyle, MPA

    "La Follette coursework allows ample opportunity to increase my knowledge base of local issues and work with organizations in the area through project work."

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    Rachel Ramthun, MPA, MS in Urban and Regional Planning

    "The abundance of networking opportunities has allowed me to speak with professionals about their careers to determine if it is something I might enjoy, and a few conversations I’ve had have resulted in internship offers."