Welcome to the College of Education

Future Students

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I'M INTERESTED IN EDUCATION PROGRAMS

(early childhood, elementary, middle or high school teaching, special education, literacy education, school librarian, school psychologist, school administrator)

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Public Health

I'M INTERESTED IN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING PROGRAMS

(physical education, athletic training, movement and exercise science, health professions, coaching, public health, recreation, tourism, nonprofit leadership)

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College of Education News

A new five-year, $2.57 million grant from the Kern Family Foundation will bolster the University of Northern Iowa’s Institute for Educational Leadership’s “Leading and Learning with Character” program, which has provided professional development for Iowa school leaders since...

A total of 864 University of Northern Iowa College of Education undergraduates were named to the Dean's List for spring semester 2021. All achieved a 3.5 grade point average or above while completing a minimum of 12 graded credit hours in that semester.  

These...

With Board of Regents, State of Iowa, approval on June 3, 2021, students looking to advance their career in the field of student affairs in postsecondary education have a new, flexible online option at the University of Northern Iowa.

Applications are now being...

The triumvirate is complete.

With spring 2021 commencement, Pamela Palmer and Benjamin Smith join Dawn Boone as the  first graduates of the Teach Waterloo program. 

Palmer and Smith officially joined the ranks...

Within an extraordinary year, an additional 167 students satisfied requirements for admission to the University of Northern Iowa Teacher Education Program this spring. This includes students preparing to teach at all preK-12 levels: early childhood, elementary, middle level...

COE at a Glance

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Teaching majors acquire 750+ hours of experience in PK-12 schools
Graduation Cap
96% of recent College of Education grads are employed or continuing their education
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450+ graduates from UNI teacher education each year, making UNI's program the largest in Iowa
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UNI is No. 6 in the U.S. in administering the TEACH grant