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The University of Minnesota has supported the military community since its founding in 1869. We’re proud to have strong representation, resources, and career outcomes for those who have served our nation. 

  • 15% of Online MBA students are former military members
  • 18% of Executive MBA students for Fall 2022 were veterans
  • 28% of Full-Time MBA students for Fall 2022 were veterans
  • 35% of MS Supply Chain students for Fall 2022 were veterans
  • 95% of veteran Full-Time MBA students achieved career placement within 90 days of graduation

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Transition from military to business

"The Carlson School offers more than a typical business education. They truly embody their motto ‘business as a force for good’ and provide opportunities to continue serving others, which is one of the many reasons I selected Carlson."

- Kevin Bubolz, Full-Time MBA student & former Army helicopter pilot, 2022 Tilman Scholar

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Explore Carlson School's variety of graduate-level offerings to find the right one for you.

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The Carlson School advantage

Receive one-to-one faculty support

Gain resume-worthy experience working with real client companies

Build a global perspective through international learning opportunities

Join an international network of 55,000+ esteemed alumni

Prepare for your best career with lifetime coaching services

The Carlson School of Management shares a commitment to imagination, engagement, and ambition. Our approach connects students to unique experiential learning opportunities, dynamic international education programs, and a vibrant network of businesses throughout the state and beyond. 

Find the program to advance your career

Explore Carlson School's large breadth of graduate-level offerings to find the right program for you.

Specialty programs for the early professional

Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs

Yellow Ribbon program & Federal GI Bill® benefits

The Carlson School is committed to funding the maximum allowed under the Yellow Ribbon program to all eligible students. Federal GI Bill benefits can be used to pursue your University of Minnesota degree, or in some cases transferred to an eligible spouse or children. 


Veteran-focused benefits & resources

As a member of the military community at Carlson, you will have access to the following benefits:

Waived application fee
Waived application fee for all MBA and MS graduate business programs

Automatic scholarship review
Military personnel and veteran only scholarship opportunities. Availability varies by program. Amounts range from $1,000 to full tuition with living stipend

Personalized career programming
The Graduate Business Career Center offers career programming, workshops, and 1:1 coaching to help you effectively translate your skills to a work environment

Military network
The Carlson Military & Veterans network stretches across all business disciplines and includes many MN-based companies

Community
Build your community with annual veteran-focused events and the Carlson Military Network's private LinkedIn group (school wide network of students and alumni)

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The University of Minnesota has supported the military community since its founding in 1869. We’re proud to have strong representation, resources, and career outcomes for those who have served our nation. 

  • 15% of Online MBA students are former military members
  • 18% of Executive MBA students for Fall 2022 were veterans
  • 28% of Full-Time MBA students for Fall 2022 were veterans
  • 25% of MS Supply Chain Management students for Fall 2022 were veterans
  • 95% of veteran Full-Time MBA students ahcived career placement within 90 days of graduation