Drake’s College of Business & Public Administration delivers a business education rooted in the demands of the real world.
Our faculty members are not only dedicated educators, they’re also accomplished entrepreneurs and corporate leaders, who bring you the advantage of their years of experience. Our innovative programs have been developed in partnership with local, regional, and national businesses, ensuring that you learn the skills you need to thrive in a constantly evolving marketplace. As a student here, you will take advantage of extensive opportunities for paid internships around Des Moines and around the world.
The College offers impressive resources. The Wells Fargo Career and Professional Development Center will help you develop career planning skills that will serve you well beyond your first job. Our Executive in Residence Program brings business leaders to campus to share their expertise with you. And the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will give you the know-how to launch your own new venture. The College is one of only four business schools in Iowa that holds accreditation from the AACSB, the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business—the gold standard for quality in business education.