Graduate education at the University of Northern Iowa is focused on the most important part of any graduate experience — you, the student. UNI offers over 40 high-quality programs for professionals, educators, academics, and creatives looking to give their career the edge it deserves. Our Graduate Faculty provides a personalized, inclusive environment focused on mentorship and collaboration. UNI graduate students enjoy the benefits of a large university — an array of resources, technology, and learning opportunities — all set in the friendly atmosphere of a small college with accessible and caring professors. UNI graduate students are changing our local and global community through internships, community service, and expert knowledge in their chosen fields. Join the over 1,200 graduate students achieving beyond at UNI each semester.

To learn more about a specific degree program, click on a major listed below. There you will find a link to the program website, the contact information for the Graduate Coordinator, as well as the UNI Catalog description of that major.


Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)

Master of Arts (MA)

Master of Accounting (MAcc)

Master of Arts in Education (MAE)

Master of Athletic Training (MATR)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Music (MM)

Master of Public Policy (MPP)

Master of Science (MS)

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Graduate Certificates and Endorsements