Industry MBA

Discover how the Carlson School is shaping leaders who approach business as a force for positive change, and whose work has a meaningful impact on society. The Carlson School of Management Industry MBA is a one-of-a-kind, one-year program for current or past congressional staffers that is offered primarily online. Students will obtain the fundamental business knowledge crucial for advancing a legislative career or transitioning into the complex, rapidly evolving and highly regulated healthcare, energy, technology, and finance industries.
  • 1

    year for degree completion

  • 4

    industry verticals: healthcare, finance, technology, energy

  • #11

    Best Part-Time MBA —U.S. News & World Report

  • #5

    for return on investment among top business schools - Bloomberg

  • Top-Tier Management Training

    Curriculum grounded by the Carlson School’s established strengths in management teaching to better prepare you to lead effective public and private governance 

  • Learn from Experts

    Carlson School faculty are No. 3 for intellectual contributions in business among U.S. public universities

  • Engage Top-Level Executives

    Take courses led by professionals who work in executive positions at companies that occupy the top tier of organizations in healthcare, energy, technology, and finance fields

  • Apply Lessons Immediately

    Put what you learn into practice at work the very next day, and rely on lessons from the program throughout your long-term career

  • Top-Notch Career Services

    Get access to the nationally ranked Graduate Business Career Center for career coaching, networking opportunities, and more

  • Discover Minnesota Experience

    The Twin Cities are a hub for multiple industries and home to global corporations in healthcare, energy, technology, and finance

  • Be Part of the Community

    Forge connections to your classmates as you proceed through the program alongside a dedicated cohort of fellow students 

  • A Degree that Travels

    A high-value MBA from the Carlson School carries weight across the country and around the world

  • Join the Network

    Become part of a community that includes 54,000+ Carlson School alumni working in 95 countries across the globe


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