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Mission and Vision

CBPA Vision

The CBPA will offer premier programs that develop future leaders with exceptional analytical and data-driven skills.  We will partner with the central Iowa public and private sectors in developing and promoting excellence in our community.

CBPA Mission

The CBPA prepares our learners for immediate and enduring success in an increasingly technological, data-driven, and global environment.  With a mix of academically and professionally qualified faculty, we connect theory and practice by bringing the world into the classroom and the classroom into the world.  

CBPA Promise

Our graduates will have the skills and experiences to thrive in a complex, diverse, and evolving world. They will be:

  • Proficient in their fields
  • Data-driven, strategic problem solvers
  • Effective communicators
  • Ethical stewards
  • Global and multicultural citizens


November 12, 2015
Scott Johnson, former Iowa-Illinois regional president for Wells Fargo Bank, is the College of Business and Public Administration's first Executive in Residence.