Iowa Managers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Managers in Iowa

Fast Facts for Managers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Davenport, Ames and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterloo, Dubuque and Sioux City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Managers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Davenport, Cedar Rapids and Des Moines

Schools for Managers in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Manager Training Schools in Iowa

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

  • Programs: BA/Service Management - Mass-market Retail Enterprise Management, BA/Service Management - Non-Profit Enterprise, BA/Operations Management and Analysis, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Organizational Behavior, Master of Business Administration - Project Management, Doctor of Management – General Concentration (Executive Format), more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Management , AAS in Business Administration - Retail Management, MS in Management - Organizational Design and Development, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MS in Marketing: Sports Marketing and Media, DBA in Marketing, DBA in Project Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online MBA specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning, Online MBA specialization in Operations Management, Online General MBA
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Marketing - D.B.A., Marketing - PhD in Bus. Admin., Organizational Leadership - PhD in Bus. Admin., more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

  • Programs: MS in Management, Master of Business Administration : Marketing, Master of Science in Management : Organizational Design and Development, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Programs: Transformational Leadership (EDD)
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS Management - Healthcare, MS Management, MS Marketing, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Business Administration - Organizational Management (BS) (Online), Business Administration - Marketing (BS) (Online), Business Administration (AS) (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate
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More Iowa Manager Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Briar Cliff University Sioux City Masters 1,138
Buena Vista University Storm Lake Masters 2,548
Central College Pella Bachelor 1,605
Clarke College Dubuque Doctorate 1,230
Coe College Cedar Rapids Masters 1,316
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Dordt College Sioux Center Masters 1,301
Drake University Des Moines Masters 5,617
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport Associate 7,329
Ellsworth Community College Iowa Falls Associate 916
Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa Associate 4,174
Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge Associate 5,731
Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville Associate 3,013
Iowa State University Ames Doctorate & First Professional 26,160
Iowa Wesleyan College Mount Pleasant Bachelor 834
Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs Associate 5,300
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
Loras College Dubuque Masters 1,591
Luther College Decorah Bachelor 2,476
Maharishi University of Management Fairfield Doctorate 948
Marshalltown Community College Marshalltown Associate 1,701
Morningside College Sioux City Masters 1,798
Mount Mercy College Cedar Rapids Masters 1,506
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Associate 3,272
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Calmar Associate 4,810
Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon Associate 1,288
Saint Ambrose University Davenport Doctorate 3,870
Southeastern Community College West Burlington West Burlington Associate 3,351
Southwestern Community College Creston Creston Associate 1,463
University of Dubuque Dubuque Doctorate & First Professional 1,560
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Doctorate 12,692
Upper Iowa University Fayette Masters 5,143
Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City Associate 5,191

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Managers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Managers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Ames 70 $77980 0.58
Iowa City 180 $101900 0.74
Cedar Rapids 410 $80460 1.07
Des Moines 920 $86880 0.97
West Des Moines 920 $86880 0.97
Dubuque 120 $57060 0.74
Waterloo 210 $80620 0.85
Cedar Falls 210 $80620 0.85
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