Designed from the ground up for working professionals in the Rochester area, this program provides a flexible, primarily face-to-face MBA curriculum to meet the needs of the region’s career-focused students. All core classes meet on the University of Minnesota Rochester campus. The executive-style format offers Friday afternoon and Saturday morning classes that take place on alternating weekends throughout the year, with some additional format choices for elective courses. The average time to completion is 2 years, though students may shorten or extend their timeline based on their desires.
As the only AACSB-accredited MBA program in the region and with a majority of students coming from management levels within organizations such as Mayo Clinic, IBM, Hormel Foods, and other major area businesses, you can be assured of a high-level discussion relevant to your career. Our faculty are experts at developing interactive classrooms where you will learn not only from them but also from your classmates who represent a diverse set of work experiences.
Our goal is to effectively prepare you to excel in your current role, qualify for future positions, and meet your personal career aspirations. We accomplish this by providing you with global industry-relevant curriculum, topic-qualified faculty, a strong alumni network, and a support system to ensure you confidently navigate the application process through your student experience–culminating in the completion of your MBA degree.