year for degree completion
industry verticals: healthcare, finance, technology, energy
Best Part-Time MBA —U.S. News & World Report
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
What is it Like to Learn Online at the Carlson School?
Senior Lecturer Rand Park addresses common questions about virtual learning, what it’s like to take classes online, and how the Carlson School's approach is unique.
Why an MBA?
Congressional staffers like you have cultivated the skills and knowledge that businesses value. The Industry MBA will prepare you to be a more effective public servant with an integrated view of industries and mature problem solving skills. Invest in your career by acquiring the tailored knowledge you need to enhance strategy, increase efficiency, and make important decisions with confidence in key industries to build a better future for all.