Whether you’ve dreamt of being a teacher your whole life or you’ve just discovered your passion for education, the University of Iowa College of Education offers unique opportunities and experiences to help you become the best teacher you can be.
Iowa's teacher education program is designed to help you become a licensed teacher in your state. Our full-time licensure specialists will guide you through the process.
Get into the classroom right away. Our teacher preparation programs offer more experiential opportunities than others in the state.
"It's so nice getting that small college feel at a large university. Meeting teachers and peers who are genuine and passionate like me has made my college experience unforgettable!"
"I love the College of Education because of the sense of community. It is amazing to be around other students who share the same passion for teaching that I do."
Meet one of our outstanding Hawkeye Teachers, Elizabeth Johnson, and learn about the Teacher Leader Certificate.
Our advisors will walk with you throughout your time here, helping create a plan of study, making sure you are on track for graduation, and navigating the ins and outs of your education experience to meet your goals.
As part of the undergraduate Teacher Education Program, you can be a Hawkeye Teacher Student Ambassador and join a group of like-minded peers to gain leadership skills and experience in educational settings.