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Pursue Your Options at Tippie

Real Money, Real Finance

The Henry Fund course puts finance theory to work with a multi-million dollar endowment fund. Select students become sector analysts and portfolio managers, researching companies, creating valuation models, analyzing industries, and making investment decisions.


Learn Alongside Leaders in Finance

MBA students interact with leading researchers and faculty, like Finance Professor Erik Lie. His research on stock option backdating resulted in a Wall Street Journal expose, regulatory investigations, and indictments against corporate execs.

Tippie MBA = Exceptional Return

From Iowa to Wall Street

Todd Nelson's MBA from Tippie garnered him the academic skills and the leadership experience he needed to prepare him for a career on Wall Street. Todd's first post-MBA job at Goldman Sachs put him in the center of the finance world and was the jumping-off point for a successful finance career.

Finance Academy Blog

Finance Academy Snapshot: ACG Cup & CFA Research Challenge

Catherine Zaharis, CFA, Director of the Finance Academy at Tippie, discusses two exciting team competitions for finance students.
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Best in Finance

Financial Times ranks Tippie
in the world's top ten.

Henry Fund

Henry Fund

A select group of Tippie MBAs manage this award-winning equity portfolio.

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Tippie MBA Is a CFA Program Partner

Work towards a CFA while earning your MBA.

Recruiting Companies

Finance Recruiting Companies

View a sampling of the companies that recruit and hire our graduates.

The Impact Zone

John Spitzer

Faculty member John Spitzer brings his unique, real-world experience to his teaching in Tippie classrooms. Read more...

The Impact Zone

Finance Career Academy

In the Finance Career Academy, you won't just learn about finance—you'll learn how to succeed in it.

Finance careers are best suited for critical, detail-oriented thinkers with strong quantitative skills. In the Finance Career Academy, we enhance these skill sets with challenging classroom instruction and real-world experience designed to prepare you for a career in investment management or corporate finance.

More Than a Student

In the Finance Career Academy, you'll do more than simply hit the books.

  • Consult with industry professionals solving real-time business challenges
  • Analyze and manage a real equity portfolio in the Henry Fund
  • Discuss financial challenges with industry leaders such as Warren Buffett
  • Work toward your Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation
  • Make connections with the business community through company visits, speakers, and alumni outreach. See a list of Academy activities here.

You'll develop your knowledge and expand your finance experience. You'll transform into the leader you want to be.