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Mission and Vision

Our 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.

Our 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.

Our 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
CBPA News
December 7, 2017
Drake University will hold a commencement ceremony this month to celebrate the accomplishments of 325 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who completed their degree requirements as of the conclusion fall 2017 semester.