Important Information

Admission to the Iowa Hong Kong MBA Program has ended as of 2021. Effective immediately, we are no longer accepting applications for admission. Please contact us with questions.

Hong Kong's world-class MBA for working professionals

Top-ranked MBA

Tippie has an international reputation as one of the world's best business schools. By earning an MBA from Tippie, you'll enjoy a world-class experience with high-caliber classmates.

Iowa-based faculty

You'll learn—in person—from the same faculty who teach in Tippie's on-campus MBA programs. They make up a team of academic professionals who are internationally recognized for their research and achievements.

Work as you learn

Keep your career trajectory moving upward and earn your MBA at the same time. Our program is ideal for working professionals and can be completed in less than two years. Each course has just four Saturday/Sunday in-class sessions.

By the Numbers

250+ graduates in Hong Kong

Graduates in Hong Kong since 2002

Iowa City is ranked the #1 College Town

Best in Finance

Financial Times, 2016
#31 for Best MBA

Best U.S. MBA

Financial Times, 2016

Program overview

We hold classes at a convenient location right in the heart of Hong Kong and on a schedule that lets you balance work, school, and family. 


15 total courses: nine core and six electives. The curriculum is focused on real-world uses of business principles. Team-based learning and problem-solving are emphasized; small class sizes foster interaction and participation.


The program is designed to be completed in less than two years while maintaining your full-time employment. Many students complete the program in as little as 15–20 months.


Six-week classes, comprised of four in-person class days (Saturday and Sunday in Hong Kong) during weeks 3 and 4. Web-based assignments before and after.


All classes are taught in English. You'll need to show evidence of your ability to communicate well in English to be admitted. You'll also complete an interview as part of the admissions process.


A bachelor's degree is required. We look at academic record (a GMAT is not required of most applicants), work experience (at least three years is expected), and leadership potential.


The all-inclusive fee of HK$258,000 covers tuition, books, and learning materials. An additional HK$1740 document fee will be collected at the start of the program.