February 01, 2018

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700 Q45 V41

Real Experience, Real Results


This review is for Carlson

Program Full Time MBA

Class of 2018

Experience during the program

The standout difference of the Carlson MBA program is the emphasis on experiential learning. Through the unique Enterprise program, students complete live projects with real clients for credit. This builds real experience and gives the opportunity to build depth in a given industry or explore various career options in a low-risk environment. The Carlson MBA also has excellent global experience options. These range from short-term 2-week immersive experiences to partial/full semester abroad. As with the Enterprise program, the Carlson Global Institute provides real-world tools to be successful in a global business environment. Unparalleled by its peer MBA programs, Carlson's connection to its local business community is top-notch. By having such strong connections with Minnesota Fortune 500 companies, students gain access to incredible networking, class speaker/projects, and career benefits.

About job placement process

The real experience you gain as a Carlson MBA student yields real results in the job search process. As with any MBA program, you get out what you put in, but with Carlson, the tools are at your fingertips. The Graduate Business Career Center is there with you each step of the way of your job search. Recruiting options are especially strong for those looking to go into finance and/or brand/general/product management for CPG, retail, B2B, and healthcare/med. device companies located in the Minnesota area. The program is also growing its tech credentials and is forging strong recruiting relationships with companies like Amazon. As with any school, you should check the career placement report to identify companies and placement for alumni that match your goals.

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