In addition to its on-campus location, the Tippie College of Business offers its globally ranked Executive MBA Program in downtown Des Moines. You can expect the same outstanding business curriculum, top-notch Iowa faculty, concierge-style experience, and career progression.

The Des Moines program begins a new cohort in August 2021. The program is 16 months long with online classes in the summer. There is a month-long winter break from mid-December to mid-January. Graduation takes place in December 2022.

A major benefit of Iowa's Executive MBA Program is that class schedules are set far in advance, allowing you to plan for work travel and family commitments.

2021-2022 Des Moines Executive MBA Schedule

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Orange: residency week.
Blue: international seminar for Class of 2022.

Fall semester 2021

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Spring semester 2022

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Summer semester 2022 (Two online courses, dates TBD)

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