Governing U is an index of public sector management and policy degrees from universities across the country. It provides a single source for browsing offerings from Master of Public Administration (MPA) , the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and the Executive MPA and certificate and other professional programs designed specifically for the education needs of working professionals in public service. Each entry includes a description of program offerings in the schools' own words. Governing U’s unique map interface also allows you to see the national landscape for public service grad programs and select schools for a closer look by geography
To successfully lead a public or nonprofit organization in today's environment, administrators must develop superior executive, public policy, and resource management expertise. The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program strives to meet these challenges.
The College of Business and Public Administration offers four graduate-level degrees that are designed and taught by the same faculty and enhanced by our relationships with leading executives, public officials and non-profit directors. Our MBA program has been voted "Best of Des Moines" for three consecutive years in the annual Des Moines Business Record Reader's Poll (2007, 2008 and 2009). Certificate programs, tailored executive programs and continuing professional education are offered through the Center for Professional Studies and the EMC/Kelley Insurance Center.
Drake is leading the way in business education. Current initiatives in the College are making a positive impact on our students and faculty, with many more enhancements to come in the future. We are always looking for ways to improve our student’s learning experience and to enhance the curriculum we offer.