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Master of Business Administration

Drake University’s MBA program can expand your career options in a unique hybrid format. This flexible graduate degree fits into your busy personal and professional life with courses that alternate between online and on-campus classes. It’s ideal for working professionals looking to advance their careers or increase their professional prospects.

Drake’s MBA faculty offer you a leading-edge, one-of-a-kind program that emphasizes real-world application of contemporary business administration theories and best practices. This program delivers the knowledge and experiences you’ll use every day to advance your career.

Stressed about taking the GMAT or GRE test? Drake will waive the entrance test requirement if you have qualifying experience and academic background. See if you qualify.   

Get your Drake University MBA—a degree that will last you a lifetime.


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Drake’s hybrid MBA combines the flexibility of online courses with the personal engagement of on-campus classes, providing students the best of both worlds.


With total cost comparable or less than other programs in the Des Moines metro, a Drake MBA is not only valuable; it’s affordable.


The accomplishment rate for graduate degree recipients within the College of Business & Public Administration is 97.5%

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“Not a day goes by that I don’t use the business knowledge I gained at Drake University.”
—Beth Shelton, GR’07

Beth Shelton is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa having completed her MBA in 2007. As the CEO, Beth servers 13,500 Girl Scouts across Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. She has won numerous awards for business innovation and work in women’s advocacy, including receiving Drake's Young Alumni Achievement Award in 2019.