Part-Time MBA Program at a Glance
At the Carlson School, the working professional is always top of mind. See how the Part-Time MBA can help you reach your career goals, build your network, and sharpen your business acumen all at your own pace.
- New scholarships for Spring 2024 applicants
- #14 Best Part-Time MBA - U.S. News & World Report (2024)
- Flexible format designed to fit your lifestyle
- GMAT waiver available
One of the most flexible top-ranked MBAs in the nation
Earn an MBA on your terms. With evening, weekend, and online courses available, you have the flexibility to fit classes into your busy life. Complete the program in as little as 2½ years or take more time while balancing work and life.
(January); Summer (June)
We offer several different course formats within our traditional fall, spring, and summer semesters. Most of the classes are offered in the evening during the week and on Saturdays. You can spend less time traveling to and from school by taking most of your courses online and in condensed formats.
Tailor your classes to your professional interests.
Tailor your Part-Time MBA coursework to fit your career goals. In addition to your core courses, choose electives to customize the program to your interests. From finance to the medical industry, gain the knowledge you need in a specific field.
An investment in your future
An MBA is one of the best investments you can make. Increase your earning power, expand your network, and connect with companies here in Minnesota and around the world.
- $1,720 cost per credit
- On average, graduates earn back 41% of their education costs within one year of graduation
- $129,005 average starting salary (Class of 2022)
Empowering Career Transformation
No matter your career aspirations, the Carlson School is here to support you. The Twin Cities is home to Fortune 500 companies, new startups, and everything in between. To help get you there, work with the Carlson Business Career Center (CBCC) to search for jobs, polish your resume, and practice your interview skills. It's a one-stop shop to help you on every step of your career journey.
of graduates earned a promotion or switched roles/companies/industries within four months of graduation
changed level or were promoted since starting the program
average salary increase within four months of graduation
Apply early and give yourself the best chance to join the Carlson School's Part-Time MBA program.