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Be the decision maker.

The Tippie BBA in management will provide you with the communication, strategy, and leadership tools you need to run teams, divisions, even entire businesses.

The accountants advise the decision makers. The finance people advise the decision makers. The marketers advise the decision makers. But who are these decision makers? Who evaluates the evidence and options that the accounting, finance, marketing, and operations people provide and chooses a course of action for their team, their unit, their whole company? With a Tippie BBA in management—ranked among the top 25 undergraduate business degrees by U.S. News & World Report—you could.

Three tracks, one solid foundation

In addition to providing a solid foundation in the core business disciplines of accounting, economics, finance, and marketing, Tippie’s BBA in management offers three career-specific tracks that let you tailor your education to your personal goals.

Entrepreneurial management

Entrepreneurial management will give you the skills you need to finance, develop, and market new products and even new businesses. Learn more about the entrepreneurial management track.

Human resource management

Human resource management will prepare you to recruit, develop, and train a business’s greatest asset—its people. Learn more about the human resource management track.

Leadership and management

Leadership and management will get you ready to be the go-to person, whether it’s running a project, a team, or an entire office. Learn more about the leadership and management track.

Want to see the courses you could take as a management major? Check out the management and organizations academic plan.

Management and organizations academic plan

At a glance

94% Job Placement

Management alums employed or in grad school

within 6 months of graduation, 2014-2015
$47k average starting salary

Average starting salary for management grads

Class of 2015
#21 for Entrepreneurship

Best college for entrepreneurship

Princeton Review, 2014

Manage your career with skill and success

Graduates with a Tippie BBA in management are forging successful management careers with businesses and nonprofits across the country.

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Alumni Story
Jill Mansheim talks about she became a digital marketing expert

Negotiating her way to the top

In Dynamics of Negotiations, Jill Mansheim (BBA10) grappled with real-life simulations of tough negotiation situations, but she wasn’t sure how it was going to pay off for her career. 

“To be able to understand from a more holistic picture of how to negotiate, but also the individual tactics that are used, was really helpful.”

Sure enough, in her first job she was negotiating digital advertising on behalf of a Fortune 500 client with major media companies like Viacom.

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Highlighted Offerings

Student Organizations

Society for Human Resource Management

Get to know human resource professionals, discover internship opportunities, and build connections with employers like Kraft, ACT, and Rockwell Collins.

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Featured Course
Undergraduate Class

Real-life simulations and exercises hone your negotiation skills. Learn to approach a negotiation prepared for any outcome.

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Student Organizations


Join a community of entrepreneurially minded students at Tippie. I-Envision provides a forum for entrepreneurial innovation at The University of Iowa.

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