Master of Business Administration

Become a Data-Driven Leader

Lifelong Learning for a Lifetime of Success

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Become a competitive player in today’s evolving business climate with an online MBA from Drake University.

Regarded as one of the top-ranking master’s institutions for academic quality and value, both in the Midwest and nationally, Drake University is now offering its Master of Business Administration degree 100% online.

Led by expert faculty who are recognized scholars and experienced practitioners, Drake’s online MBA curriculum focuses on a balance of strategic decision-making, ethical leadership, and analytical reasoning that can be brought into any workplace immediately. The 39-credit hour program can be completed in two years, attending part-time. Drake’s online business master’s program is designed to prepare effective communicators, ethical stewards of organizations, data-driven problem solvers, and global citizens. In addition to providing a broad foundation in advanced business principles, the online MBA program allows students to customize their degree based on personal interests and career aspirations. Areas of emphasis include:

Healthcare – Deepen your understanding of the ever-changing healthcare industry, through an in-depth series of courses focusing on healthcare policy, healthcare administration, ethics, law, and advocacy.

Data Analytics Leadership – Learn to leverage analytics, translate insight into action, and influence business decisions through innovative curriculum in database management, machine learning, and data mining.

Individualized – Combine courses from Drake’s MBA, Master of Public Administration, and Master of Communication programs to tailor an emphasis that aligns with your specific interests and career goals.

About the College of Business & Public Administration

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration prepares students for immediate and enduring success in a progressively technological, data-driven, and global environment. With a commitment to integrate data analysis, entrepreneurship, and globalization into our curriculum, our graduates are poised to thrive in today’s competitive job market.   

Staying true to our mission of bringing the classroom into the world and the world into the classroom, our graduate degrees are enhanced by our expert faculty and relationships with local business leaders, as well as national and international executives and successful Drake alumni. These experiences put Drake students ahead of the competition come graduation; in fact, our employment outcomes outpace national averages when it comes to placement rates and starting salaries.

In addition to university accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, the College of Business & Public Administration (CBPA) is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The CBPA is also one of just fourteen universities in the United States to be recognized as a Center for Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries.