If you're looking to complete your degree in a flexible format that adapts to your life, the University of Iowa's programs in Des Moines can help you reach your goals. Earning a degree from Iowa can set the foundation for an exciting future—and now you can do it without putting your life on hold or leaving your home town. 

We offer programs in several different fields and in a variety of formats designed for working professionals:

Des Moines undergraduate programs

Bachelor of Arts in Enterprise Leadership

The enterprise leadership major combines business and liberal arts courses to give students a valuable blend of practical skills and knowledge. Graduates of the program are ready for leadership positions in business and the challenges of entrepreneurship.


Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

The political science major gives students an adaptable set of workplace skills that lead to successful careers in government and business. With significant flexibility in coursework, students can tailor the degree towards their goals.


Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

The social work major, with its focus on service and social justice, prepares students to help people and improve lives. Through a combination of classwork and fieldwork, students develop the skills to enter the workforce as professional social workers.


Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management

The sport and recreation management major prepares students for administrative positions in community recreation programs, commercial fitness centers, collegiate athletic departments, major and minor league sports teams, and other sport-related organizations.