The logos of University of Minnesota Crookston, Huntington Bank, and the Carlson School of Management

UMN Crookston partnership adds Huntington Bank to Carlson School’s corporate discount program

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

The Carlson School of Management joins the University of Minnesota Crookston as a proud university partner to offer select professional degrees to Huntington Bank employees at a preferred tuition rate.

This opportunity comes as part of UMN Crookston’s new partnership with Huntington Bank as a preferred online education provider for bank employees through their tuition discount initiative. Huntington employees will be offered expedited admissions with quick decision turnaround, as well as tests, references and fees waived for select programs in Crookston’s online bachelor’s degrees and certificates.

Through UMN Crookston’s collaboration with the Carlson School, Huntington Bank employees can also access further discounts toward professional MBA and master’s programs or graduate certificates with the flexibility to enroll in courses in-person or online. This offering is among the latest in the Carlson School’s corporate discount program, in which employees from partner companies receive a tuition discount for select programs and courses.

"Someone once said, 'Success is best when it's shared.' UMN Crookston is proud to partner with Huntington Bank as a preferred online education provider for their employees, plus collaborate with the U of M's Carlson School of Management as a way for students to continue their education with an MBA or master's from the Carlson School after first obtaining their undergraduate degree from Crookston," said Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause.

“Huntington colleagues are eager to tap into the incredible educational opportunities the University of Minnesota Crookston will provide,” said Darrel German, Minnesota Regional President for Huntington National Bank. “This emerging partnership illustrates the deep connection Huntington has in communities across Minnesota.”

Included in the Minnesota Crookston offerings for Huntington Bank employees are 18 online options such as Accounting, Agricultural Business, Applied Agricultural Communication Studies, Applied Health, Applied Studies, Communication, Criminal Justice, English, Finance, Health Management, Information Technology Management, International Business, Management, Manufacturing Management, Marketing, Quality Management, Software Engineering, Sport and Recreation Management, plus six online certificate options in the areas of Agricultural Business, Finance, Health Management, Manufacturing Management, Nursing Home Administrator, and Sport and Recreation Management. Online certificates which involve high-impact learning and honing your skills can be rolled into a degree program.

Students must meet admissions requirements for each program to be eligible.

For more information, visit or contact Sarah Monson, assistant director of recruitment and online admissions at UMN Crookston, at

For more information about the Carlson School’s corporate discount programs, click here.