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.

No matter your career journey or work situation, there's a top-rated Carlson MBA program to fit your needs and your schedule.

  • Full-Time MBA

    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

    Part-Time MBA

    The most flexible top-ranked MBA program in the nation for working professionals to fast-track their career goals or excel in a new field. A student-centered format that offers online, condensed-format, and weekend classes that fit into any schedule. Choose from a variety of opportunities to work hands-on with real-world clients.

  • Part Time Distance MBA

    Part-Time Distance MBA

    The Distance MBA allows for the completion of the Carlson MBA through online courses, and the opportunity to engage with our Part-Time MBA community—a unique alternative to the nationally ranked Carlson Part-Time MBA.

  • Executive MBA

    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.

    • Executive MBA - Minneapolis
    • Executive MBA - China
    • Executive MBA - Vienna
  • Dual Degrees

    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.