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New online program - postsecondary education: student affairs degree, illustration of woman working on a laptop at home
The University of Northern Iowa is pleased to announce a new fully-online option for the Master of Arts (MA) degree in postsecondary education: student affairs. Scheduled to begin August 23, this new Read more...
UNI@DMACC logo
MidAmerican Energy has invested $250,000 in UNI@DMACC, a partnership between the University of Northern Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College, to advance this first collaboration of this size Read more...
music recording equipment
The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting enrollments in two music education workshops this summer: Audio Engineering for Educators and RockShop! Modern Band Workshop. Each workshop is Read more...
2+2 Elementary Education BA program celebrates 25th anniversary
Just over 25 years ago, the Des Moines Area Community College reached out to the University of Northern Iowa with a problem: Rural areas of Western Iowa were having trouble attracting quality Read more...
US News Top 25% online master's in education program
The University of Northern Iowa’s online master’s in education programs ranked among the top 25% nationally in a recently released 2021 U.S. News and World Report review. The UNI programs tied for Read more...
UNI hosting online informational webinars
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — UNI Online & Distance Education is offering informational webinars for educators interested in learning about online Master of Arts (MA) degree programs in science education Read more...
EdD feature story
Brad Kinsinger was facing a decision. In search of a Ph.D. program, he saw great opportunities, though it would mean a move. Then he learned about the new postsecondary education: student affairs Read more...
UNI hosting online informational webinars
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — UNI Online & Distance Education is offering informational webinars for teachers interested in learning more about UNI’s Science Education Master of Arts (MA) degree, and Read more...
CDE to host faculty QM workshops
Continuing & Distance Education will be hosting the following Quality Matters (QM) workshops this fall for UNI faculty:QM Course Design Essentials Workshop - October 23, 9 a.m.-noon via Zoom  Read more...
ASC Superintendency feature story
Autumn Pino leaned forward in her chair, focused on the conversation in front of her and tonight’s topic: school finance. She was about to ask the presenter a question when she sensed a slight Read more...
Million Dollar Gift to UNI at DMACC Center
A new partnership between the University of Northern Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College aimed at helping location-bound students in Des Moines earn a college degree through UNI received a $1 Read more...
UNI Managing Business & Organizations BAS program
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is currently accepting applications for the online Managing Business and Organizations (MBO) Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program. Read more...
Music Education Workshop graphic 2020
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa is now accepting enrollments in two music education workshops this summer. Each workshop is designed for teachers to enhance learning and Read more...
Photo of Kris Quick, new Special Ed MAE graduate
Kris Quick worked as a teacher for 27 years: four years at Grand Valley School in Kellerton teaching second grade and preschool/kindergarten; five years at East Union in Afton teaching kindergarten; Read more...
EdD Program Announced
A revamped and streamlined program awaits students entering the College of Education’s Doctor of Education Program this August at the University of Northern Iowa. Now delivered in cooperation with Read more...
Tips for Succeeding in Online Classes
Moving to an entirely online learning environment might seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. That’s why we’re here with our top tips to help you be successful in your online courses, as we all Read more...
UNI faculty Nicole Skaar with school psych program
A new program from the University of Northern Iowa and Green Hills Area Education Agency will help increase student access to mental health services in high-need, rural areas of western Iowa Read more...
DMACC and UNI partner to offer online bachelor's program
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) are entering into a new partnership that will provide DMACC students with a streamlined pathway to a four-year Read more...
2+2 Elementary Ed Program help student achieve her goals
Kiley Sanduka, 44, is part of the 2019 cohort in the 2+2 program University of Northern Iowa College of Education offers in partnership with Des Moines Area Community College. Her goal: completion of Read more...
2019 Distance Education Conference, Nov 5-6
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Continuing Education & Special Programs at the University of Northern Iowa will host its seventh annual Distance Education conference, “Expanding Pathways for Continuous Read more...

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