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Full-Time MBA

It’s time to be—and do—something truly special. Our Full-Time MBA is a unique community of inquisitive thinkers and engaged faculty who, together, bring a wealth of experience to the program and bring out the best in one another. Through the MBA program, you’ll become the leader you were meant to be through a wealth of opportunities beyond the classroom.

STEM-designated 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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of graduates received job offers 90 days after graduation (5-year average)


U.S. public university business faculty for intellectual contributions


U.S. News and World Report - Best Full-Time MBA Program

Carlson Advantage

Join a Vibrant Business Community

Earn your Full-Time MBA in Minnesota, home to a thriving business community that was ranked as the 6th best state for business. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area boasts 18 Fortune 500 company headquarters. 

Build your Career

The Carlson School Full-Time MBA program offers one-of-a-kind experiential learning opportunities, connecting students with real-world projects. And this work gets noticed with 93% of 2019 MBA graduates receiving employment offers within 90 days of graduation.

Expand your Network

With 55,000+ alumni in 95 countries, joining the Full-Time MBA program means instantly expanding your network. You'll also get access to one-on-one support from MBA faculty ranked no. 3 for intellectual contributions in business among U.S public universities.

Business as a Force for Good

The Carlson School commissioned MBA student Laura Johnson to explore the idea of "Business as a Force for Good" and depict her findings on canvas. Follow Laura’s journey as she creates a mural that visualizes how we are connected with our communities and one another through business

Business as a Force for Good

Brand Management at Starbucks

Sean Wyley, '18 MBA
Over the course of the summer, we had amazing opportunities as interns to connect across the company, experience the best of Seattle, and gain one-on-one access to literally every member of the senior leadership team.

Consulting at Deloitte

Consulting at Deloitte

Surya Tej Chitturi, '18 MBA
Throughout the whole internship, I was always supported by my peers and allowed to take critical decisions, participate in meetings, drive discussions and significantly contribute. I met a set of amazing practitioners from Deloitte and leaders from the client organization.

Explore Our Home in Minneapolis

The Carlson School Full-Time MBA program is located in the heart of Minneapolis-St. Paul: a thriving business community and one of the nation's top-rated places to live, work, and play. Take a video tour of our community.


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