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Masters Programs

The Carlson School of Management is the region's top-ranked business school. We offer graduate and professional degree programs led by award-winning and internationally recognized faculty to help develop the next generation of leaders.





The Carlson School Master of Accountancy program provides you with the essential skills and knowledge for gaining that edge. A unique curriculum, dynamic instructors, and lively classroom debate will prepare you to respond to the fast-changing demands of business and become a leader in your profession.


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Applied Business Analytics

This evening and online program is great for working professionals. The demand for those who can interpret and problem-solve with data has never been higher, as companies are using it to drive critical decisions that impact their bottom lines. The Carlson School’s Master of Applied Business Analytics program is designed to fit the needs of working professionals looking to become analytics-savvy business leaders.

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Business Analytics

Designed as a full-time day program, the Master of Science in Business Analytics program at the Carlson School teaches students how to extract insights with creative data analysis, and then apply the results in real business settings. Students graduate with a unique combination of data science skills and business acumen to lead in an increasingly data-driven world.


Business Taxation

Business Taxation

As one of the top graduate tax programs in the nation, the Carlson School Master of Business Taxation program is led by world-class faculty. By partnering with the Twin Cities business community, these distinguished educators impart real-life experience and in-depth knowledge of the tax industry in the classroom.




The Master of Science in Finance Program imparts advanced tools used in businesses and financial markets to prepare leaders to interpret and act on complex financial information. The program is designed for early career professionals to transition into or accelerate their careers in corporate finance, security analysis and portfolio management, investment and commercial banking, risk management, and more.




 Human Resources & Industrial Relations

Human Resources & Industrial Relations

The Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations Program is widely considered to be one of the top programs of its kind in the nation and is available through a full-time or part-time option. Taught by world-renowned faculty, the curriculum gives students a thorough understanding of contemporary HR practices and the underlying theories that are necessary for successful careers in the field.



Master Marketing Hero


Do you enjoy creating experiences, influencing people, or analyzing trends? Are you looking for work that has purpose—and also pays well? There’s a path to your dream job (even if you’re not sure what it is yet, or how to get started): In just nine months, a Master of Marketing degree from the Carlson School can prepare you for a fun, rewarding career where you can make a difference.

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

The one-year Master in Supply Chain Management program propels analytical thinkers to accelerate or transition into supply chain careers. Working professionals with experience or interest in supply chain will thrive in this program.

The MS in Supply Chain Management program imparts the depth and breadth of supply chain knowledge required to allow meaningful contributions towards successful supply chains. This cohorted program develops future supply chain leaders.

Which program is right for you?

A Carlson MBA will broaden your skillset, expand your network, increase your earning potential, and help you advance.

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Dual Degrees

Set yourself apart in a competitive marketplace by honing your skills in one of the Carlson School's dual degree programs.

Graduate Minor

BMM Minor

Business Management Minor

The Business Management Minor (BMM) is a free-standing graduate minor available to masters and doctoral students at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. A minimum of 8 credits (Masters students) or 12 credits (PhD students) must be completed in order for the minor to be awarded.