///Collaborative MBA Programs

Collaborative MBA Programs

Collaborative MBA Programs 2016-12-15T22:00:43+00:00

Dual Graduate Degrees

Double master’s degrees with the MBA are offered in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design; Architecture; Community and Regional Planning, Finance, and Information Systems.

A concurrent MBA degree for students pursing the Doctor in Veterinary Medicine is also available.

Graduate Certificates

MBA students may complement their graduate business studies with a graduate certificate offered by any department at Iowa State University. Normally, six credits of graduate certificate coursework may apply toward MBA elective courses. The College of Business offers a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics and participates in the interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Graduate Minor in Business Administration

In order to obtain a graduate minor in business administration at Iowa State University, a student must complete eighteen credit hours of the required core courses for the major in business administration. A student who wishes to minor in business administration must have full admission status in his/her respective graduate program and must be in good academic standing.


Since 2004, Iowa State University has offered an integrated, concurrent program that leads to a bachelor’s degree in a STEM field and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The STEM MBA program is designed to be completed in five academic years. STEM MBA students begin taking MBA core courses during their senior year. Both the BS and MBA degrees are finished in the fifth year when STEM MBA students take the remaining undergraduate courses in their STEM major and graduate business coursework. STEM MBA candidates apply to the MBA during their junior year.