About the Carlson School

A Leader in Business Education and Research

We at the Carlson School of Management share a commitment to imagination, engagement, and ambition. Based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, housed in the University of Minnesota, the Carlson School is a leader in business education and research. Our approach connects students to unique experiential learning opportunities, dynamic international education programs, and to a vibrant network of businesses throughout the state and beyond.

The Carlson School confers degrees for a full undergraduate program (BSB), a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Master of Accountancy (MAcc), a Master of Business Taxation (MBT), a Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations (HRIR), a Master of Science in Business Analytics, and two doctoral programs as well as providing a host of executive level continuing education opportunities.

Our community includes more than 5,000 current students and an alumni network of more than 50,000 graduates worldwide.

Mission and Vision

The mission of the Carlson School of Management is to discover transformative knowledge about the issues faced by organizations and managers in a dynamic global economy and create exceptional learning and career opportunities by facilitating an engaged and integrated community of scholars, students, and practitioners.

The vision of the Carlson School of Management is to engage individuals and organizations in the discovery and dissemination of transformative knowledge that enables them to make innovative, responsible, and effective contributions to a dynamic global economy.