Important news about the Industry MBA Program

The Industry MBA program is undergoing curriculum review and is not accepting applications for summer 2018. Considerations for curriculum redesign include extending the Industry MBA program into an expanded online MBA format through the Part-time Distance MBA that would increase elective course options and allow students to extend their length of study.  Learn more about the Part-Time Distance MBA.


Balance your courses with your fast-paced lifestyle. The Industry MBA is a one-year (12-month), 48-credit program offered primarily online for professionals with experience in government and an understanding of industry-related legislative and policy issues.

  • In addition to your coursework, you will address a real-world business problem faced by a partner organization, complete a multi-industry capstone project, and grow your professional network by collaborating with fellow students.

    Get the opportunities unique to a top business school and the convenience of an online program.

    Program Structure
    Throughout the one-year Industry MBA program, students go through three academic phases: Business Fundamentals, Industry Orientation, and Virtual Project & Capstone.
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    Industry Verticals
    Explore how the Carlson School’s connections with a thriving business community will grow your expertise in four industry verticals: energy, finance, healthcare, and technology.
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    Leadership Development
    Build and hone your effective leadership skills through a variety of offerings and opportunities offered in the Industry MBA.
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    View course descriptions and sequence to get a feel for the topics covered in the curriculum.
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