Iowa's #1 part-time MBA for working professionals
Your career is in a solid place. But getting to the next goal in your five-year plan is going to require more know-how than you can get on the job. That's where the Professional MBA Program comes in. Keep your career on the fast track while you earn an MBA, and gain skills that bring your goals within reach, now and for years to come.
Acceleration, not interruption
Think a top-ranked MBA means leaving your job? Think again. The state’s #1-ranked part-time MBA is also its most flexible, designed to balance work, family, and courses. Most classes meet just one night a week. Learn more.
Hone skills, move up the ladder
Gain know-how that you can apply today and a career boost that pays off. An MBA is how marketers get familiar with a 10K, or how sales managers understand logistics. Knowing how decisions impact the entire business is the key to moving up. See program overview.
The best is nearby
Earn the globally respected Iowa MBA in Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, and the Quad Cities. Take classes, see your advisor, attend student events, and more—all close to where you live and work.
Hard to beat for business
Salary growth you can take to the bank
Of course you’d expect an MBA to boost your earning power. But by how much?
We asked our alumni, “How does your salary today compare to when you started the Professional MBA?” The answer: on average, they're seeing an increase of 55% within 5 years of graduation.
You could have an MBA on your resume and a future paycheck that’s significantly larger. That’s hard to beat. Ready to dig deeper?
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Best part-time MBA in Iowa
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Pivot from engineer to global project manager
When Joseph Dong (MBA15) came to Iowa, this standout engineer had won two company awards for projects that launched a John Deere factory in Brazil. Poised for his next career step, he realized a part-time MBA would accelerate his promotion.
A year and a half later, armed with an Iowa MBA, he was promoted to global project manager. He now heads teams on projects in Des Moines, Brazil and the Netherlands.Read Story