Part-Time MBA Student Life
Join a diverse and incredibly talented community of students, alumni, faculty and staff at the Carlson School. The Carlson MBA experience will transform you personally and professionally, and impart the confidence and skills to lead you anywhere in the world. You’ll work hard and forge lifelong memories in one of the most vibrant cities in the United States.
Dedicated to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
At the Carlson School of Management, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive community that encourages all to reach their full potential through learning, working, and service. By enhancing and sustaining an ethical, culturally-grounded, and anti-racist institution, we will equip the leaders of tomorrow to live the values of “business as a force for good.”
Made up of more than 1,000 experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds, the Carlson Part-Time MBA community has developed a collaborative, welcoming, supportive culture. Your classmates will inspire you, broaden your perspectives, enrich your learning, and contribute to an unforgettable MBA experience.
Unite with 200 full-time MBA students, 53,000+ global alumni, and engage alongside 142 esteemed faculty members. Access 55 dedicated career coaches, advisors, and staff. Connect with 1,000+ part-time and executive MBA peers, 2,500+ undergraduates, and diverse partner organizations. Join the extensive network of 445,000+ University of Minnesota alumni.
Where you study business matters
When you study business at Carlson, you’ll have rapid access to 16 Fortune 500 companies in the Twin Cities by light rail and the greater Metro Transit system. Come visit campus, and while you’re here, explore the Twin Cities by light rail and see all they have to offer your future.
A small sampling of the workshops and seminars available to Carlson MBA students:
- Case competitions
- Speakers & conferences
- Company site visits
- Company networking events
- Company information sessions
- Corporate Reception
- First Friday
- Career coaching
- Interview skills
- Small group interview prep
- Salary information & negotiation strategies
- Offer evaluation
- Career transition