The University of Iowa

Graduate Programs

Executive Master of Business Administration







The University of Iowa Executive MBA is Iowa's premier program for executives and emerging business leaders. Nationally ranked by The Economist, the Executive MBA Program can help you make tough business decisions, lead a team with confidence, and expand your professional network.

Who it's for:

Working professionals with more than five years of professional experience. Executive MBA students have an average of 14 years of work experience and range in age from 26 to 55. The full-service program caters to the needs of busy professionals, so you can balance family, work, and school.

How it's delivered:

You'll meet for in-person classes once a month, on Fridays and Saturdays, alternating between our Des Moines and Iowa City campuses.A complimentary shuttle service and Friday-night hotel stay is included in your tuition. Additionally, classes are held online one Saturday per month.You’ll also enjoy a generous winter break.

Getting in:

No standardized test is required. We’re looking for high-caliber students—professionals with valuable work experience whose contributions will enhance the classroom experience.

Who to contact:

Executive MBA Program–Des Moines
Phone: 319-335-3789