Pre-MBA Programs

The Carlson School of Management offers pre-MBA programming for individuals interested in earning an MBA. These programs are designed to introduce prospective MBA students to business through various leadership, training, and site visit opportunities. 

We currently offer two programs: Project Emerge and MBA in Two. 

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Project Emerge

Project Emerge is a business introduction program for high-achieving and diverse undergraduate students and emerging professionals from ALL majors interested in building a business foundation. Through various leadership, training, and site visit opportunities, Project Emerge provides a glimpse of business basics.

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MBA in Two

MBA in Two is a selective, deferred admissions program designed specifically for domestic undergraduate seniors. Students apply and receive a decision during their senior year; if admitted, they venture into the workplace to gain two years of professional experience before entering the Carlson Full-Time MBA program.

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