Welcome to the College of Education

Future Students

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I'M INTERESTED IN EDUCATION PROGRAMS

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

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Teacher working with athletic training students

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

With Board of Regents, State of Iowa, approval on June 3, 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 accepted through...

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...

Teacher preparation intersects with STEM education at the 2021 Pre-Service Teachers STEM Conference planned as a virtual event on April 9 and 10.

Hosted by the University of Northern Iowa College of Education and the Northeast...

University of Northern Iowa programs in graduate education were recognized in the 2022 US News and World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings announced March 30.

The annual listing...

COE at a Glance

Teacher in Classroom
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