Master of Business Administration

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Program Overview

Advance your career. Increase your prospects. And do it when your schedule permits.‌

The Hybrid Advantage

In this format—the only one of its kind in central Iowa—each course alternates between online and on-campus classes. This flexibility allows working adults to earn a degree without sacrificing quality for convenience or personal life for professional development.  

This unique format reduces the amount of in-class time by 50 percent—but still provides personal interaction in an academic experience that no other college or university in the Des Moines metro can offer.

Whether on campus or online, you will be immersed in advanced courses emphasizing strategic business applications, ethics, and community engagement.

Convenience and Quality

  • Engage with your professors and peers with pre-scheduled online and on-campus class meetings
  • Complete your degree in two years, attending part-time
  • Study in a program that reflects how professionals work in the business world both virtually and online
  • Learn from expert faculty who are recognized scholars and experienced practitioners
  • Apply real-world lessons from class immediately to your job and throughout your career
  • Gain access to our graduate alumni, who work in more than 200 companies across Iowa

Shaping Your Future

  • Apply business analytics to become a strategic leader
  • Acquire and hone sought-after project management skills
  • Connect with Des Moines business leaders as a core part of your learning experience
  • Customize your degree with a specialization that fits your career interests
  • Develop leadership skills in courses focused on expanding your business acumen


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.