Out of the 70 required credits for obtaining the MBA degree, 30 are fulfilled by core requirements, leaving the last 40 for electives and concentration classes. Tippie has eight primary concentrations, after which students can use their remaining electives to focus in a secondary concentration in international business or entrepreneurship. For students interested in earning a joint degree, Tippie has five combined degree programs: MBA/MD, MBA/MSN, MBA/MHA, MBA/MLIS and MBA/JD.
Iowa City is a midsized city with a college town atmosphere from the large undergraduate population. Students can join in the rowdier college-type parties and football tailgates or go to one of several quieter, grad student,oriented bars in the neighborhood.