Top MBA Programs in Iowa

List of top MBA programs offered in the U.S. state of Iowa:

Henry B. Tippie School of Management (The University of Iowa) - The Tippie Full-time MBA and MBA-PM programs have received national recognition for their excellence. The Full-time MBA Program moved up to 42nd from 44th, while the MBA-PM Program was ranked at 31st (US News 2011).

Drake University - For the second consecutive year, Drake has been named Best MBA Program in the Business Record's 13th annual Best of Des Moines readers' poll. The College of Business and Public Administration is one of a few colleges in Iowa accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the principal accrediting body for business programs.

University of Northern Iowa - The UNI College of Business Administration has been recognized as a Best Business School by The Princeton Review. The Master of Business Administration program is designed for both full-time and part-time students. Full-time students can complete the program in one year, making the UNI MBA program a best-buy.

Upper Iowa University - The Upper Iowa distance education program has received high rankings. UIU's MBA has been ranked as a Best Buy Distance MBA by geteducated.com. The Master of Business Administration program offers areas of emphases in Accounting, Corporate Financial Management, Global Business, Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, and Quality Management.

Iowa State University - The full-time MBA is a two-year program. Students gain real-world experience through case competitions, company visits, and internships. The part-time MBA can be completed in 2 1/2 years or less. The MBA program from Iowa State University's College of Business is ranked 81st in the "Global 100" ranking by The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education, released this month in its "Beyond Grey Pinstripes 2007-2008" publication. It is the only Iowa institution to make the alternative ranking of business schools.

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