The highest ranked full-time MBA program in Iowa

This two-year program is comprised of ten core courses (30 credits) and six electives (18 credits). Core courses are offered on campus in the Gerdin Business Building, home of the Ivy College of Business. Electives are offered in Ames, Des Moines, and online. Customize your MBA experience with optional specializations and international study tours. Enjoy the benefits of a cohort and team based learning. Take advantage of the comprehensive and personalized academic and career services. Learn from faculty engaged in leading edge research and committed to teaching excellence.

With STEM-designated specializations in Business Analytics, Finance, and Information Systems, international students have the opportunity to extend their Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit for up to 36 months after graduation.

Top MBA program, ranked #53 in 2021 U.S. News & World Report
100% of 2017-18 full-time Ivy MBA graduates were employed within 90 days of graduation. (Actually, 30 days, but who’s counting?)
#10 in the country for incoming full-time MBA undergraduate GPA

We have financial aid funding available for graduate assistantships and scholarships! You have the opportunity to join a Top MBA program with STEM-designated specializations. Learn how to apply and be part of the Ivy MBA experience!

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Enhance your leadership and management skills

In the Ivy MBA, you will work on many class projects as a team developing your collaboration, leadership, and communications skills. The MBA core curriculum will compel you to problem-solve by thinking both analytically and creatively.

The professional development courses include workshops and guest speakers that will further enhance your networking and soft skills. You will join a team of MBA peers and serve as consultants with local non-profit organizations.

You and your MBA team will participate in a case competition; the culminating event in the MBA core curriculum. You will also be invited to participate in case competitions hosted by other universities and organizations.