The University of Iowa College of Education prepares graduate students to become the leaders, scholars, and innovators in their field. As a Big Ten research institution, the college offers master’s, specialist, and doctoral programs that consistently rank in the nation’s top 20. With small class sizes, students have direct access to world-renowned faculty and their research projects.

Programs and Admission Information


The College of Education offers several paths to becoming a teacher (K-12)  for applicants who have completed a bachelors degree. 

  • Post-baccalaureate students may complete a licensure preparation program as a non-degree seeking student.
  • The M.A.T. program results in a Masters in Teaching degree + initial licensure preparation and is available for English, foreign language, mathematics, and science.

Visit the Teacher Education Program application page for more information


Office of Student Services
N310 Lindquist Center


Each graduate degree program has its own admission deadlines and requirements. See a list of all of our degree options on the Academic Programs page. Contact the Office of Student Services with questions about your application.

Tuition and Financial Support

The College of Education offers nearly $3 million in assistantships to its students, along with Teach Grants, fellowships and resources to assist with outside funding. The Office of Education Services has general financial aid information and your department and/or program can discuss the best opportunities within your field of study.

Fiske Best Buy for a public university emblem