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Drake M.B.A. Program Voted Best in the Metro for Seventh Year

September 20, 2013

Business Record readers voted Drake’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program as best in the metro area for the seventh year in a row in the publication’s Best of Des Moines survey.

Because of Drake’s commitment to excellence, students graduate ready to be leaders and overcome the challenges of today’s dynamic, global economy. Students in the M.B.A. program at Drake have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills, including communication, critical-thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, analytical competency, creativity, risk-taking, and the ability to work in diverse teams.

The M.B.A. program at Drake University has a longstanding history of graduating prominent leaders in the Des Moines community, including Larry Zimpleman, chairman, president, and CEO of the Principal Financial Group; Pat Meyer, president and CEO of Pella Corporation; and, Doug Olson, executive vice president of Meredith Corporation.

For more information on the M.B.A. program, contact the College of Business and Public Administration at 515-271-2188, or email Dianna Gray at