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Drake’s M.B.A. program allows you to customize your degree based on your personal interests.

While working with faculty members to develop leadership skills in courses focused on expanding your business acumen, your adviser will assist you in choosing elective courses and an area of specialization to help you realize your career goals. The 39 credit-hour M.B.A. program consists of 27 credit-hours of required courses, nine elective credit-hours in an area of specialization and three credit-hours of professional development seminars.

Foundations of Decision Making - 6 Credit Hours

Core Courses - 21 Credit Hours

  • MBA 242: Evaluating Organizational Performance
  • MBA 251: Creating Customer Value
  • MBA 253: Enhancing Firm Value
  • MBA 254: Leadership and Human Capital Development
  • MBA 256: Information Technology & Business
  • MBA 257: Project Management
  • MBA 260: Strategic Business Processes (Capstone)

Areas of Specialization - 9 Credit Hours

  • Accounting (12 credit hours required)
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Executive Development
  • Financial Resources
  • Health Care Management
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Operations Management

Professional Development Seminars - 3 Credit Hours 

Students complete three one credit-hour professional development seminars.

Learn more about the Drake Master of Business Administration program. Plan to attend an information sessiondiscuss your educational goals with CBPA staff, or apply now.

October 19, 2016
The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship will host a free lecture this month titled “Getting Ahead with Almost Nothing: What Immigrant Communities Can Teach Us About Achieving the American Dream.”