Finance Careers

The Carlson MBA program imparts the essential knowledge crucial for success in corporate finance, security analysis and portfolio management, investment and commercial banking, and risk management careers. Join the Carlson Funds Enterprise to get hands-on experience managing nearly $40 million in assets—one of the largest student-managed funds in the United States.


Alumni Network

Carlson MBA graduates are leading flourishing careers at top companies.

Eric Jing

Eric Jing

President, Ant Financial Services

David Solomon

David Solomon

CEO, Lazard Middle Market

Timothy McLevish

Timothy McLevish

CFO, Walgreens


Not only do students discover the latest finance concepts and trends in the classroom, they get opportunities to manage real funds.

Experiential Learning

Carlson Funds Enterprise

The Carlson Funds Enterprise gives MBA students the invaluable opportunity to manage nearly $40 million of real investment money. The Funds Enterprise is one of the largest student-managed funds in the United States.

CFA Partner School

The Carlson School is recognized as a CFA Program Partner, which ensures the curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited for preparing graduates to sit for the CFA exam.

Popular MBA Courses

  • Corporate Finance Analysis and Decisions
  • Advanced Financial Modeling
  • Portfolio Analysis & Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Debt Markets, Interest Rates, and Hedging

Featured Faculty

Learn from the best. 

Jerry Caruso

Jerry Caruso

Carlson Funds Enterprise, Managing Director

Finance Beyond the Classroom

The Carlson School offers a variety of clubs for students to explore finance beyond the classroom and expand their networks.

Featured Clubs

Finance Club

The Finance Club is committed to fostering a passion for financial careers, providing necessary skill-building opportunities, and building a lasting network of financial professionals as alumni.

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