The Industry MBA Program will develop leaders with an understanding of legislative and policy initiatives, combined with sophisticated management expertise. Supplement your policy knowledge by completing a curriculum that spans leadership, management, and business fundamentals, along with in-depth industry training.

Your courses are taught by nationally renowned expert faculty and executive-level professionals with a wealth of experience across four key industries in which innovation is required for continued growth:

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    Energy
    The clean energy landscape is growing rapidly in Minnesota: the number of clean energy businesses has increased 122 percent since 2000

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    Finance
    A healthcare industry hub, Minnesota is home to thousands of healthcare organizations and more than 500 FDA-approved medical technology manufacturers

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    Healthcare
    A healthcare industry hub, Minnesota is home to thousands of healthcare organizations and more than 500 FDA-approved medical technology manufacturers

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    Technology
    In 2015, Minnesota was named the fast-growing state for technology jobs in the United States

Leaders with an understanding of legislative and policy initiatives in these areas and sophisticated management expertise are in high demand across the globe.

The Industry MBA Program leverages Carlson School's connections with the thriving Minneapolis-St. Paul business community - home to global corporations in healthcare, energy, technology, and finance - to deliver cutting edge knowledge in these four highly-regulated industries