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Master of Business Administration

The Carlson MBA offers access to award-winning faculty and an international network of esteemed alumni, opportunities for global exploration and hands-on projects with real clients, lifelong connections to a diverse and supportive community of peers, and so much more.

FTMBA Hero

Full-Time MBA

A fully immersive two-year program for working professionals and aspiring career changers who have an average four years’ work experience. A traditional-format approach, with classes held throughout the day and week. Work on high-profile projects for leading companies through an Enterprise Program.

Part-Time MBA Hero

Part-Time MBA

The Carlson Part-Time MBA program welcomes learners who are more than students: they’re employees, spouses, parents, and community leaders. Join the hundreds of professionals who balance their MBA with their demanding lifestyle, and apply now. Featuring an up-to-the-minute curriculum, the Carlson Part-Time MBA imparts a comprehensive understanding of business that prepares you to excel in your field.

Online MBA

Online MBA

With the Carlson Online MBA Program, you’re in control of your education — no matter where you are or where your career is headed. Apply lessons from your coursework to your day job while boasting your earning potential, broadening your business knowledge and skill set, and opening new professional doors.

Executive MBA

An intensive program to groom experienced professionals for more challenging executive roles. Professionals with an average of 14 years’ experience develop a self-directed leadership development plan covering seven dimensions of executive leadership growth. The 20-month program takes place on alternating weekends.

CEMBA Cohort

Executive MBA - Minneapolis

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Executive MBA - China

VEMBA Landing Page

Executive MBA - Vienna

FTMBA Academics

Dual Degrees

Set yourself apart in a competitive marketplace by honing your skills in one of the Carlson School's Full-Time MBA dual degree programs.

BMM Minor

Business Management Minor

The Business Management Minor (BMM) is a free-standing graduate minor available to masters and doctoral students at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. A minimum of 8 credits (Masters students) or 12 credits (PhD students) must be completed in order for the minor to be awarded.