The Drake University College of Business and Public Administration provides a four-year undergraduate program leading to the BS in Business Administration (BSBA) The graduate programs lead to the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Accounting (MACC), Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Financial Management (MFM).
College Vision Statement
The CBPA creates a better future for our learners and society by integrating theory, practice and scholarship in a collaborative learning environment.
College Mission Statement
The CBPA prepares leaders to create and communicate sustainable results for business and our global society.
The CBPA prepares our learners to succeed as leaders and global citizens by bringing the world into the classroom and the classroom into the world. Our leaders will be:
Each department in the College of Business and Public Administration, as faculty time permits, offers independent study according to the needs and interest of its students. These courses are open to students with the consent of the instructor and associate dean. They provide opportunities for directed or independent study and research in selected topics.
To be eligible for independent study, a student must have completed at least 57 credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher for all work at Drake and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher for all business/economics work completed at Drake. Independent study may be used to earn up to 12 hours of credit toward a degree in business administration.
Apply Now - Application for Fall 2016 & Fall 2017
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August 29 - First day of Fall 2016 semester
October 1 - FAFSA available for Fall 2017
October 10 - Campus Preview Day
Mid-October - Application & scholarship review begins for Fall 2017 students
November 14 - Campus Preview Day