Graduate education at the University of Northern Iowa offers a personalized, inclusive environment for students looking for high-quality degree programs in applied, professional, creative, interdisciplinary, and research-based studies. UNI offers over 40 graduate programs specializing in a variety of disciplines. UNI graduate students enjoy all that a large university offers – an array of programs, technology, and learning opportunities – set in the friendly atmosphere of a small college with accessible and caring professors. UNI graduate students are changing Iowa and the rest of the world through internships, community service, and expert knowledge in their chosen fields.

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) and Master of Science (MS)

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 Social Work (MSW)

Professional Science Master (PSM)

Graduate Certificates and Endorsements


On-Campus Programs

Online Programs