Online MBA

Personalized, Flexible Education for Driven Learners

Take control of your education and professional future no matter where you are. The AACSB-accredited Online MBA gives you a foundation of fundamental business knowledge through core classes offered fully online. Build on your expertise with a variety of electives that match your career goals.

In addition to your online classes, you will connect with peers and faculty through a residency experience and can network at alumni events across the country. Complete the 52-credit Online MBA at your pace in as little as two years.

100% Online

AACSB Accredited

Request More Information

Complete this form to receive information about coursework, admissions, tuition, and more.

Note: All fields required.

Rigorous Curriculum Prepares You For Success

Complete core classes and choose from electives in entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, healthcare, supply chain, and more. Experience the same coursework and faculty as our Part-Time MBA program, which is the #8 Best Part-Time MBA Among Public Universities in the U.S.1

Residency Experience

Network with peers and faculty by choosing a week-long residency, an in-person course, or study abroad.

Maximum Flexibility

Complete online coursework anytime, anywhere, as long as you adhere to course requirements.

Scholarships and Tuition Discounts*

Employees from our corporate partner organizations are automatically eligible for a 15% tuition discount for select Carlson School programs, including Online MBA. In addition, degree-seeking students who are U.S. military members or veterans are eligible for a 15% military discount. Applicants to our Part-Time MBA and Online MBA programs can apply for 15% or 50% merit-based scholarships, which are available on a limited basis.

Request Info

Enhance Your Career with an Online MBA

Our graduates secure titles in accounting, finance, technology, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and more. Graduates in 2023 saw a 62% average increase in salary from program start to four months post-graduation, and 76% reported a significant job change within 4 months after graduation.2

Top Annual Salaries for MBA Grads**

  1. Top Executives: $189,5203
  2. Marketing Managers: $140,0404
  3. Financial Managers: $139,7905
  4. General and Operations Managers: $98,0013
  5. Management Analysts and Consultants: $95,2906

The University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management

The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota is a recognized leader in business education and research. Established in 1919 and located in Minneapolis, the Carlson School is committed to developing leaders who believe business is a force for good through experiential learning, international education, and the school’s strong ties to the dynamic Twin Cities business community.

Flexible Learning at the Carlson School of Management

No matter where you study, you’ll have access to a highly supportive team, including enrollment specialists, career center coaches, and expert instructors. With our extensive alumni network across more than 100 countries, you’ll make incredible connections regardless of your course modality.

Request More Information

Sources and Disclaimers

  1. Best Part-time MBA Programs. 2023. U.S. News & World Report.
  2. Part-Time and Online Master of Business Administration Employment Report 2022. University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.
  3. Top Executives: Pay. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved Oct. 31, 2023, from
  4. Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers: Pay. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved Oct. 31, 2023, from
  5. Financial Managers: Pay. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved Oct. 31, 2023, from
  6. Management Analysts: Pay. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved Oct. 31, 2023, from

*Scholarships and discounts noted here are not stackable and cannot be combined with other scholarships or discounts awarded by the University of Minnesota. Part-Time and Online MBA scholarships are not transferable to other degree programs.

**Note: These numbers represent the 2022 median salary.