The Iowa State MBA is comprised of 48 credit hours of coursework (16 courses). Thirty credits of the program are required courses providing you a solid foundation in the core areas of business. The MBA core courses are taught in concentrated, six-week blocks, meeting twice a week. The ten core courses are intentionally sequenced to build the foundation and breadth of knowledge across the functional business disciplines.
Eighteen credits of the Iowa State MBA are elective courses where you may customize your degree program to your academic and career objectives. Five optional specializations are offered: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Technology and Innovation Management.