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Minors & certifications

Add a minor to broaden your business know-how in a second area of study, or earn a Lean Gold certification to help your resume stand out.

Iowa Full-time MBAs, including joint degree students, can minor in three areas: marketing, finance, and business analytics. Complete three courses from one of the lists below to earn a minor. You’ll need a grade of B or better in the courses to earn the minor designation.

Business analytics

Choose three courses from this list, in addition to completing (or waiving out of) Business Analytics (MBA:8150) with a grade of B or better.

Lean Gold certification

To earn a Lean Gold certification, earn a grade of B or better in Operations and Supply Chain (MBA:8240) and Lean Process Improvement (MSCI:9130) and one of the following: