What are some programs at the University of Wisconsin in Madison?


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The University of Wisconsin-Madison has many highly rated undergraduate and graduate programs, including Real Estate, Risk Management and Insurance, Engineering, Medicine and Law. The school is ranked as the 13th best public university in the country, as of 2015. Many of the programs listed rank in the top 10 nationally.

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The Real Estate program is ranked first among its peers for the second year in a row, as of 2015. The program is designed to prepare students for real estate careers in private industry, including development, analysis, appraisal and corporate asset management.

Students study employee benefits programs, health and life insurance, government insurance programs, property and liability in the Risk Management and Insurance program. The program goal is to prepare students to identify, analyze and manage the risks faced in running a business or a non-profit organization.

The School of Engineering was ranked the 14th best in its field, with the nuclear engineering program being rated especially high. The engineering programs offer many undergraduate, master's and doctorate degrees.

The university started the first school of medicine and public health in the country. The school is a top 10 producer of primary care physicians and also offers programs in genetic counseling.

The Law School is also highly regarded. It provides traditional programs, as well as dual degree programs, for which students can pair a law degree with a Master's in Business Administration or a Ph.D. in Political Science.

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