B.A. Elementary Education

The undergraduate program is designed to prepare undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students to be classroom teachers in K-8 classrooms.

B.A./M.A.T. (4+1) Science Education

The combined B.A./M.A.T. (4+1) Science Education program provides a seamless process whereby students can progress from undergraduate to graduate status.

B.S. Science Education

Science Education is an interdisciplinary major that prepares candidates to be engaged and effective teachers.

Certificate in Online Teaching

The Certificate in Online Teaching is an online program designed to prepare degree­ and non­degree seeking graduate students for the...

Endorsement - Music Education

Program Requirements College of Education added endorsement programs are state-of-Iowa approved, and available to current Teacher Education Program students and...

Endorsements - Art Education

College of Education added endorsement programs are state-of-Iowa approved, and available to current Teacher Education Program students and in-service teachers...

Endorsements - Elementary

Undergraduate students pursuing Elementary Education as well as post-baccalaureate students can specialize in many subjects. K-8 Specializations Completed with or...

Endorsements - Foreign Language

Program Requirements College of Education added endorsement programs are state-of-Iowa approved, and available to current Teacher Education Program students and...

Endorsements - Mathematics

Program Requirements College of Education added endorsement programs are state-of-Iowa approved, and available to current Teacher Education Program students and...

Endorsements - Science

Program Requirements College of Education added endorsement programs are state-of-Iowa approved, and available to current Teacher Education Program students and...

Endorsements - Secondary

College of Education added endorsement programs are state-of-Iowa approved, and available to current Teacher Education Program students and in-service teachers...

Endorsements - Social Studies

Program Requirements College of Education added endorsement programs are state-of-Iowa approved, and available to current Teacher Education Program students and...

Endorsements English Education

While these programs meet minimum requirements for licensure, the department recommends that students who want to teach English have considerable...

M.A. Art Education

The Art Education program’s strong academic emphasis helps teachers who are creative artists become highly literate in the history and...

M.A. Developmental Reading

Successful completion of this program, combined with one year of successful teaching experience that includes the teaching of reading as...

M.A. English Education

The M.A. Program in English Education prepares candidates to serve as curriculum leaders or master teachers. Students who enter the...

M.A. Learning Sciences

The M.A. in Learning Sciences prepares students to apply the findings of learning sciences research to the solution of problems...

M.A. Mathematics Education

The master’s program in Mathematics Education provides students with advanced specialization in mathematics and education as a better foundation for...

M.A. Rehabilitation Counseling

The Master of Arts program in rehabilitation and counselor education with a rehabilitation counseling subprogram requires a minimum of 60 s.h. of graduate credit. Full-time students can complete the program in approximately 20 months (four semesters).

M.A. School Counseling

Our School Counseling program has established a tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and service. The program was nationally ranked...

M.A. Schools, Culture, and Society

This 32-semester hour, interdisciplinary master’s program provides students with a broad overview of the field. SCS faculty and students come...

M.A. Social Studies (option a)

This program is for teachers already holding teacher licensure and provides opportunities for in-depth study of social studies curricula and...

M.A. Special Education

The M.A. in Special Education provides in-depth theoretical and field work experiences in special education. The 32 semester hour program...

M.A.T. English Education

The M.A.T. in English Education prepares candidates to be secondary education teachers of English/language arts.

M.A.T. Foreign Language Education

The M.A.T. in Foreign and Second Language Education prepares candidates to be effective and engaging teachers in K-12 public and...

M.A.T. Mathematics Education

The M.A.T. program in Mathematics Education prepares candidates with no prior teaching experience, to teach math in K-12 schools.

M.A.T. Science Education

This degree is designed primarily for those who decide that they would like to become teachers and have already completed...

M.S. Science Education

The program is designed for teachers and supervisors (K-college) and professionals in related fields, such as medical education, college teaching,...

M.S. STEM Education (online)

The M.S. in STEM Education (online) fulfills the critical need for improving STEM education by training effective educators who specialize...

M.S. STEM Education (on campus)

Applications are not currently being accepted for the on-campus M.S STEM Education. The M.S. STEM Education is now being offered...

Minor Educational Psychology

The undergraduate minor in educational psychology requires 15 s.h., including at least 12 s.h. earned at the University of Iowa...

Ph.D. Counseling Psychology

The goal of the Counseling Psychology doctoral program is to prepare counseling psychologists who will promote psychology as a science...

Ph.D. Couple and Family Therapy

CFT is based in the traditional Marriage and Family Therapy education that is associated with the American Association for Marriage...

Ph.D. Educational Leadership

The Ph.D. in Educational Leadership prepares candidates for a wide range of leadership positions in education and public sector settings...

Ph.D. Educational Psychology

The Ph.D. in Educational Psychology instructs candidates in the theories and practices in Educational Psychology and the Learning Sciences and...

Ph.D. Mathematics Education

The Math Education Ph.D. program takes anywhere from 72 to 90 semester hours to complete. Applicants must have an undergraduate...

Ph.D. Music (music education emphasis)

The Ph.D. program prepares candidates for positions as music education professors at colleges or universities, K-12 teachers, and music administrator...

Ph.D. Schools, Culture, and Society

SCS is interdisciplinary in nature and designed to prepare students for positions in academic institutions and educational policy-making organizations. This...

Ph.D. Science Education

The Ph.D. in Science Education requires 85 s.h. of coursework and research. Doctoral students must complete coursework in science education,...

Ph.D. Social Studies Education

Doctoral students in the Social Studies Education program take courses in history, the social sciences, and global education. Required coursework...

Ph.D. Special Education

The Ph.D. in Special Education builds on the theoretical and practical knowledge of candidates, while preparing them with the skills...

Teacher Licensure (5-12)

Secondary 5-12
  • Art Education (K-12)
  • English Education (5-12)
  • Foreign Language Education (5-12)
  • ...

Teacher Licensure Art Education

The Art Education K-12 Certification program prepares undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students for licensure to teach art to grades K-12. Students...

Teacher Licensure Music Education

The Music Education programs prepare undergraduate students for licensure to teach music to grades K-12. Students pursuing Music Education as...