Health

Rendering of renovated ITTC building

UNI supports nurses

As the annual “Nurses Week” comes to a close, UNI looks forward to the launch of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program in fall 2024. 
UNI Rendering

UNI’s new Bachelor of Science in Nursing program finds a home

This week the Iowa Board of Regents approved the first phase of the university’s ambitious plan to renovate its Innovative Teaching and Technology Center (ITTC) to house the nursing program.
Student gets tested on treadmill

What can you do with a master’s degree in kinesiology?

Wondering what you can do with a master's degree in kinesiology? We've got you covered! Find out about the many professions this degree prepares you for.
Athletic training students and faculty

WATCH: See how hands-on experiences set UNI athletic training majors apart

Get an up-close look at the athletic training major at the University of Northern Iowa by hearing about the experiences of student Jayden VandeNoord.
purple stethoscope

How a BSN degree has become one of the fastest-growing majors in Iowa

Starting in fall 2024, the University of Northern Iowa will offer a BSN degree. Find out more about why you should pursue nursing at UNI.
Dr. Nancy Kertz

Dr. Nancy Kertz selected as UNI’s executive director of nursing, chief academic nurse administrator

Dr. Nancy Kertz will serve as the executive director of nursing and chief academic nurse administrator for nursing at the University of Northern Iowa.
Nursing program at the University of Northern Iowa approved by Iowa Board of Regents

Nursing program at the University of Northern Iowa approved by Iowa Board of Regents

The Iowa Board of Regents approved a proposal from the University of Northern Iowa to launch a nursing major in fall 2024.
Dementia simulation participant wearing glasses and headphones looking in the mirror

Cedar Valley community learns about dementia through UNI dementia simulation house

The University of Northern Iowa is raising awareness and increasing empathy through a unique dementia simulation which takes place in a house on campus