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The College of Education offers Ph.D. students unique opportunities

Iowa Education Fellows Program

  • The i-fellows program helps new College of Education doctoral students start early, start together and start right. i-fellows provides professional development programs, peer and faculty mentorship, and community building opportunities. i-fellows— a 21st century idea, is a prototype for higher education. Inaugural class in 2009. 
  • Open to new College of Education doctoral students. 

Graduate Certificate in College Teaching 

  • The Graduate Certificate in College Teaching provides coursework and supervised experiences (12 semester hours) to prepare graduate students for careers in post-secondary education. The coursework includes the Ph.D. ePortfolio and Practicum in College Teaching.
  • All UI Ph.D. or other terminal degree students may enroll. This is a joint program between the UI Graduate College and the UI College of Education.