Interested in earning a graduate degree from Iowa but unable to relocate to Iowa City while you study? We've got you covered. The University of Iowa's offerings in Des Moines and online bring leading graduate programs to working professionals around the state. 

Des Moines graduate programs

Master of Social Work

The Master of Social Work program in Des Moines prepares social workers for leadership in the profession and for advanced social-work practice in a wide range of settings.


Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

The MA in strategic communication is designed to help students across Iowa and the country build a strong foundation in communications and gain advanced, specialized skills, arming students with a professional advantage that can pave the way for new opportunities. 


Professional Master of Business Administration

Offered through weekend and weeknight classes, this program is a perfect fit for business professionals looking to explore new opportunities and gain advanced leadership skills.


Executive Master of Business Administration

The Executive MBA Program is designed for professionals with at least five years of experience in their field, catering to those looking to balance work and study while enhancing their leadership abilities.


Master of Science in Business Analytics; Certificate in Business Analytics

As the importance of data in the business world grows, the MS and certificate programs in business analytics provide an excellent opportunity for professionals seeking to master a new, crucial skill-set.


Executive Master of Health Administration

The Master of Health Administration program offered in Des Moines provides graduates with a comprehensive understanding of patient-centered health care, as well as the skills needed to navigate complex administrative and management systems.