Our certificates and endorsements give you an edge towards your career goals.

Graduate Certificates

Applied Behavior Analysis

The Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) provides professionals who have a background in education, psychology, and related services with expertise in behavior intervention and intensive educational interventions.

College Teaching

The Certificate in College Teaching provides the necessary coursework and supervised experiences to prepare graduate students for careers in post-secondary education.

Institutional Research and Effectiveness

The Certificate in Institutional Research and Effectiveness (IRE) prepares professionals to use data for institutional and organizational decision-making, reporting, and accountability in higher education and K-12 contexts.

K-12 Equity and Inclusion

The Certificate in K-12 Equity and Inclusion offers professionals currently working in K-12 schools, districts, and area education agencies expertise in equity and inclusion to better support the needs and interests of a diversifying K-12 student population.

Online Teaching

The Certificate in Online Teaching provides graduate students for the realities of online teaching and to help them expand their career options.

Endorsements

Adding endorsements depends on your program and academic status. For specific information, please email us at ask-education@uiowa.edu.

Elementary

  • Elementary Classroom Teacher K-6
  • Art K-8
  • English/Language Arts K-8
  • Mathematics K-8
  • Music K-8
  • Physical Education K-8
  • Reading K-8
  • Science K-8
  • History K-8
  • Social Studies K-8
  • Speech Communication/Theatre K-8
  • Instructional Strategist I-Mild/Moderate K-8

Foreign Language

  • Chinese K-8, 5-12
  • French K-8, 5-12
  • German K-8, 5-12
  • Italian K-8, 5-12
  • Japanese K-8, 5-12
  • Latin K-8, 5-12
  • Russian K-8, 5-12
  • Spanish K-8, 5-12

Science

  • Biology 5-12
  • Chemistry 5-12
  • Earth Science 5-12
  • Physics 5-12
  • All Science 5-12
  • Basic Science 5-12

Social Studies

  • American Government 5-12
  • American History 5-12
  • Anthropology 5-12
  • Economics 5-12
  • Geography 5-12
  • Psychology 5-12
  • Sociology 5-12
  • World History 5-12
  • All Social Studies 5-12
  • Social Sciences – Basic 5-12

Additional Endorsements

  • Art K-8, 5-12
  • English/Language Arts 5-12
  • English / Language Arts - All 5-12
  • Mathematics 5-12
  • Music K-8, 5-12

Added Endorsements

  • Athletic Coach K-12
  • ESL Teacher K-12
  • TAG Teacher-Coordinator PK-12
  • Reading 5-12
  • Algebra for High School Credit 5-8
  • Middle School Language Arts 5-8
  • Middle School Mathematics 5-8
  • Middle School Science 5-8
  • Middle School Social Studies 5-8

Graduate-level Endorsements

  • School Teacher Librarian
  • Superintendent PK-12
  • Counselor K-8, 5-12
  • Reading Specialist K-12
  • PK-12 Principal/PK-12 Supervisor of Special Education
  • Evaluator
  • School Audiologist B-21
  • School Psychologist B-21
  • Speech-Language Pathologist B-21
  • School Social Worker B-21
  • Instructional Strategist I - Mild & Moderate K-8
  • Instructional Strategist I - Mild & Moderate 5-12
  • Instructional Strategist II - BD-LD K-12
  • Dyslexia Specialist K-12

Principal Licensure and Superintendent Endorsement

Earn your principal licensure and superintendent endorsement through the Educational Leadership program.