The Master of Business Taxation (MBT) program at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management has been a cornerstone of graduate tax education for over 40 years, thanks to founder Fred Jacobs, adjunct faculty, alumni, students, and friends. Current MBT Director Paul Gutterman has been an anchor in providing teaching excellence to the program.

Alumni Achievements

Many of our graduates hold number two positions at two of the "big four" accounting firms (Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG). Many others hold top positions as senior corporate tax executives, managing tax partners, and even one state senator.


alumni and students from 28 states and a dozen foreign countries


alumni have become tax and accounting professors


graduate is a state senator


graduates and students work for the Internal Revenue Service

Career Assistance

Through a wide range of services and resources, our Career Service team prepares Carlson School students for successful internship and job searches and connects students to top companies across the country and world. 

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