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5 Reasons to Get a Master’s Degree Early in Your Career

You’re closing in on earning your bachelor’s degree and the thought of staying one more year for a master’s degree may feel daunting. But that additional year (or two, depending on the program) and additional degree could open up a number of opportunities that you wouldn’t otherwise have.

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The Carlson School of Management harnesses the power of a Big Ten research institution and the vibrancy of the Twin Cities business community.


U.S. public university business faculty for intellectual contributions


Top Military-Friendly® business graduate school


QS World University Ranking for U.S. Master’s in Business Analytics (2022)


Best Part-Time MBA Program — U.S. News & World Report (2022)


Best Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings —U.S. News & World Report


Best MBA Programs For Entrepreneurship — Poets & Quants


Best Executive MBA program in the US - Financial Times


Best Supply Chain Management Masters in the U.S. - QS World Ranking (2022)


Of MBA graduates received job offers within 90 days after graduation

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