The Carlson MBA program imparts the essential knowledge crucial for success in corporate finance, security analysis and portfolio management, investment and commercial banking, and risk management careers. Join the Carlson Funds Enterprise to get hands-on experience managing nearly $40 million in assets—one of the largest student-managed funds in the United States.
Finance Career Opportunities
The following are among a wide array of employers that hired a recent Carlson MBA student for investment management, corporate finance, or investment banking roles:
Carlson MBA graduates are leading flourishing careers at top companies.
- John Stumpf
President & CEO, Wells Fargo
- David Solomon
CEO, Lazard Middle Market
- Timothy McLevish
Not only do students discover the latest finance concepts and trends in the classroom, they get opportunities to manage real funds.
Carlson Funds Enterprise
The Carlson Funds Enterprise gives MBA students the invaluable opportunity to manage nearly $40 million of real investment money. The Funds Enterprise is one of the largest student-managed funds in the United States.
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CFA Partner School
The Carlson School is recognized as a CFA Program Partner, which ensures the curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited for preparing graduates to sit for the CFA exam.
Popular MBA Courses
- Corporate Finance Analysis and Decisions
- Advanced Financial Modeling
- Portfolio Analysis & Management
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Debt Markets, Interest Rates, and Hedging
Managing Director, Carlson Funds Enterprise
Finance Beyond the Classroom
The Carlson School offers a variety of clubs for students to explore finance beyond the classroom and expand their networks.
The Finance Club is committed to fostering a passion for financial careers, providing necessary skill-building opportunities, and building a lasting network of financial professionals as alumni.