A solid MBA core with a range of electives

The MBA core is the foundation that’s shared across Iowa MBA programs, and the Online MBA is no exception. The core makes up 60% of your coursework, boosting your literacy across finance, marketing, management, supply chain, strategy, and data analytics.

Beyond the core, you'll choose electives to tailor the MBA experience to suit your career goals. Choose from courses in leadership, strategy, marketing, finance, and beyond. As an Online MBA student, you'll have access to a rich selection of online electives.

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Customize your experience

Iowa’s Online MBA is far from a one-size-fits all. Create a plan of study that fits your schedule and career goals. Add a specialization—with no additional coursework—that makes you more marketable. And delve into international business by taking part in a global experience. Explore all the ways you can make your Iowa MBA your own.

Online Plan of Study

See how you can graduate in two years while working full-time—or change course if life throws you a curveball.

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Personalize your MBA with a professional certificate—without any additional coursework.

Glo Trip

Choose from two to three destinations a year to add a global immersion experience to your Iowa MBA.

GLO Trip

Get a taste of business abroad

Is Vietnam the new China? Are Turkey’s currency woes taking a toll on bonds in South Africa? If the Czech Republic becomes the Colorado of the E.U.’s cannabis market, how will it affect international investment and tourism to the region? Explore these questions for yourself by participating in a Global Learning Opportunity, or GLO for short.

GLOs are weeklong international travel courses that count as one of your electives. They are offered in January and May every year. You can choose from two to three destinations when you add an optional global immersion experience to your Online MBA.

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