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Business Administration

Drake University

M.B.A.
24 months
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670 USD/credit
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Advance your career. Increase your prospects. And do it when your schedule permits.‌In this format the only one of its kind in central Iowa—each course alternates between online and on-campus classes.

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Overview

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.

Engage with your professors and peers with pre-scheduled online and on-campus class meetings.Complete your degree in two years, attending part-timeStudy 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

Programme Structure

Corporate Governance & Ethics

This course presents an in-depth examination of the issues related to corporate governance in an ethical society. General theories of governance and ethics provide a foundation for students to refelct on their personal and professional responsibilities within an organizational setting.

Leading with Data

This course will focus on the role of data in today's fast-paced, competitive, data-rich, global business environment. Emphasis is on developing the habits of mind necessary for data-driven leadership.

Financial Reporting and Analysis

This course provides students with a conceptual foundation that demonstrates how financial statements reflect the strategic decisions made across business disciplines. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

A current professional resume or curriculum vitae is required. Please include information regarding current and/or past employment history as well as professional development and internships completed.

A typed, one-page essay is required. The essay should provide details about how a graduate education at Drake University will help you reach your academic and career goals.

Two letters of recommendations are required. When selecting your references, choose individuals such as professors and employers who can attest to your potential for success in a graduate program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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