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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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.


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.

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Management Science MBA

New STEM-designated Management Science MBA allows students to better understand business organizational performance by developing analytical and quantitative skills grounded in the foundational business topics of the Full-time MBA curriculum.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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A Carlson MBA will broaden your skillset, expand your network, increase your earning potential, and help you advance.

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Global MBAs

The Carlson School Global MBA programs are for professionals in China, Vienna, and virtually across the globe. Take that next step in your career in these top-ranked programs taught by internationally renowned faculty members.

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Executive MBA - China

Tailored to the dynamic business environment of the South China region, the program examines senior management practices in the context of a global economy with increasing technological, political, and social changes. 

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Executive MBA - Vienna

Organized jointly by the Carlson School and the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the program is structured to accommodate working professionals from throughout Europe and beyond. 

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Medical Industry MBA- China

The program is designed to equip experienced professionals with the knowledge and practical skills related to the management of the medical industry. Organized jointly by the Carlson School and Tongji University and serving experienced individuals who are current and aspiring managers in the medical industry of China.

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Global Medical Industry MBA

The exclusively online program is facilitated with high-quality teaching tools and support, making it accessible and flexible to students from all over the world. The program develops professionals from across the globe for leadership positions in functional areas of the medical industry.

Dual Degrees


MBA Dual Degrees

Graduate Minor

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.