Master your future on your time



Part-Time; On-campus or online

2 years

Not required with 3.0+ GPA

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Become an analytics-savvy business leader without leaving your current job through Carlson School's Master of Applied Business Analytics program.

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Designed to advance your career

Widely recognized as the birthplace of management information systems, study at Carlson School in a cohort with internationally recognized faculty and gain resume-worthy experience working on analytics projects for corporate partners.


in management information systems specialty, U.S. News and World Report (2021)


Master's in Business Analytics in the U.S., QS World University Ranking (2023)


of grads received job offers within 180 days of graduation (5 year avg)

Take the next step. Apply today.

Apply early to give yourself the best chance to join the Carlson School of Management.

Application Deadlines:

  • December 1
  • February 15
  • April 15
  • June 15
  • July 15
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Knowledge to create business value

The Carlson MS in Finance prepares students to turn complex financial information into business value. 

  • #16 Master in Finance in the United States, 
    QS World University Ranking (2022)

  • 100% of 2019 and 2020 grads received job offers within 180 days of graduation

  • 10 or 16 months to complete
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"Carlson is unique in that way—nowhere else in the country is there such a strong partnership between education and industry. I walked into my first job with tangible skills."

- Daniel Balette, '17 MAcc, Plant Controller, Cargill

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. 

Attend classes online or in-person. Switch whenever you need.

Flex between an online and in-person experience, and change delivery modes from one class meeting to the next. 

The Carlson School's Applied Business Analytics program offers HyFlex learning. This means you can choose how to attend class to better balance your work commitments and family schedules.

Please note that we have paused the MABA program for fall 2022. We are planning to relaunch the program for fall 2023 or later. Please check our website for updates.