Master of Business Administration

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Put Theory into Practice

Drake’s M.B.A. program emphasizes real-world application of business analytics in a unique hybrid format that reflects how professionals work in the business world.

Expert faculty—with years of experience practicing what they teach—will help you immediately apply textbook lessons to your job and career.

To further engagement in the community, the M.B.A. program will connect you with local business and nonprofit leaders through the required project management course to ensure you understand how classroom theory translates into practice in a real world setting. 

The Drake Network

As a graduate student at Drake, you will become part of a large Bulldog network and benefit from the thousands of alumni already working in Des Moines and around the world.

You will gain advanced knowledge in business analytics and project management, and immerse yourself in innovative courses that emphasize strategic business application, ethics, and community engagement.

In addition to our knowledgeable and accessible professors, you will also gain knowledge and ideas from your peers, who come from a variety of industries, job levels, and backgrounds.

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.

July 8, 2018
Robert D. Ray, BN'52, LW'54, died on July 8. Governor Ray proudly served as Iowa’s 38th governor and, later in his career, as the 11th president of Drake University, from April 1998 to May 1999.