Accelerated MBA for Experienced Leaders

Earn your MBA in Iowa City or Des Moines.

Internationally Recognized Faculty

See opportunities where others see challenges.

In Good Company

Join high-achieving peers from leading companies, startups, and non-profits. See more

Global Exposure

Explore emerging markets through the International Business Seminar. See more

Inside the Iowa Executive MBA

Join us for an informal panel discussion with current students and alumni. How did they juggle work and family? How did they finance their EMBA? Register now to get the inside scoop on the Iowa Executive MBA.

Pappajohn Education Center Des Moines

Thursday, November 19, 5:30pm


The IOWA Executive MBA Program

The University of Iowa Executive MBA Program offers an accelerated MBA for experienced business leaders in just 21 months. Learn from world-class faculty about topical issues and skills for success in today's business environment through Iowa's only Executive MBA Program.

This full-service EMBA program caters to needs of busy executives, easing the balance between work, family, and classes. Iowa's EMBA staff handles course registration, books, residency week lodging, travel, parking, food, in-country trip expenses, and graduation arrangements.

Globally ranked by The Economist, the Iowa Executive MBA includes an exciting international seminar that includes a week of study in China and highly qualified and engaging classmates who share valuable insights and knowledge to enhance the overall learning experience.

For more information call 877-428-0638 or send an email to

Executive MBA News & Events

Program Update:

The Executive MBA programs are in full swing. In Iowa City, classes meet once a week on alternating Fridays and Saturdays. In Des Moines, classes meet every-other-weekend, all day Friday and Saturday. The current cohort in Des Moines will complete their program on November 21 and graduate this December.

We're accepting applications for the next Des Moines Executive MBA cohort to be January 2016. If you are interested in either the Des Moines program or Iowa City Program, we encourage you to schedule a class visit. Click HERE to schedule your information meeting.

Information Meetings Scheduled in Omaha, NE:

The Executive MBA Program will host information meetings in Omaha, NE on November 12 & 13, and again December 3 & 4. Visit event registration page to sign up for an informational meeting in Omaha.

The Executive MBA Program in Des Moines is now accepting applications for the next cohort class to begin January 2016. For more information about the Des Moines Executive MBA Program, click here; or contact Alex Taylor, 319-335-3020 and he'll be glad to help.