Executive MBA - Minneapolis

Specifically designed for those with at least six years of career experience, the intimate 2-year Carlson Executive MBA at the University of Minnesota lets you share the classroom with leaders from diverse backgrounds.

Your professional experiences enrich the learning environment and provide the foundation for a lasting network of friends and colleagues who will be with you long after the program ends. In addition to the academic focus which will supplement your professional experience, you will get to know your classmates through the Carlson School’s cohort model. You start, proceed through, and finish the program in a dedicated group of students, enabling you to forge deep connections with one another.


among U.S.-based Executive MBA programs -Financial Times (2019)


Top 50 U.S. Executive MBA programs - Poets & Quants for Executives (2018)


among U.S. EMBA Programs - The Economist (2018)

Carlson Advantage

Experience and Knowledge

You'll learn from faculty who are conducting groundbreaking business research and recognized leaders in their fields. From here, you'll develop strategic capabilities and problem-solving skills you can translate from the classroom directly to your work.

Relationships and Tools

At the Carlson School, you'll join a cohort of experienced professionals who span dozens of industries. This will help you build the skills and knowledge to achieve your full leadership potential and accelerate your career. 


Focus on learning while our dedicated team takes care of everything else. From getting your books to enrolling you in classes, the Carlson School is here to help you succeed. 

Nurtured in Medicine, Shaped by Business

Dr. Gaurang Daftary, '17 CEMBA, wanted to maximize his impact in healthcare by supplementing his medical expertise with business acumen.

Well-Prepared to Seize New Opportunities

Oklahoma University Medicine SVP of Marketing Jennifer Schultz, '15 CEMBA, explains how she leveraged lessons from the Carlson Executive MBA Program to climb the career ladder—all before she graduated

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