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.

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  • 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.

  • Online MBAOnline 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.

  • 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.