Graduate College Stories & News

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Two UNI master’s programs expand access with early enrollment slated for Fall 2024

UNI is now accepting applications for two online graduate programs, the Master of Public Policy and the Master of Arts in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Development.
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UNI adds online option for transfer students to earn early childhood education degree

Registration is now open for summer 2024 for transfer students seeking an online option to earn a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from UNI.
Come back to earn your graduate degree! Return to UNI

UNI announces opportunities for students to complete graduate programs

UNI is thrilled to announce a special opportunity for students who have taken a break from pursuing their graduate degree.
Top 20% Online Master's in Education programs 2024 U.S. News and World Report

UNI ranks in top 20% for online master’s in education programs

UNI's online master’s in education programs ranked in the top 20% nationally, based on the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs.
Free Graduate Application Week

University of Northern Iowa offers Free Graduate Application Week

Use code GRD24 from December 3-10, 2023 on the UNI admissions website.
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The world is coming to UNI: International Education Week 2023

UNI is joining with businesses, communities, and educational institutions worldwide to celebrate International Education Week.
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200+ employers looking to hire UNI grads at fall career fair

The University of Northern Iowa’s fall career fair is just around the corner on Sept. 18 in the McLeod Center. 
Jillian Carlson

Jillian Carlson named UNI’s new state relations officer

The Iowa Board of Regents and the University of Northern Iowa have announced Jillian Carlson as its next state relations officer.
Jen Waschek

Back to school: A UNI accounting degree and life-changing career switch at age 44

At 44, Jen Waschek is turning the page on a more than 20-year career and starting a new chapter, this time pursuing a degree in accounting from UNI. 
UNIs Master of Public Policy program achieves NASPAA accreditation - only accredited program in Iowa

UNI’s Master of Public Policy program earns NASPAA accreditation

UNI's Master of Public Policy is the only American program to receive the honor this year, and the only NASPAA-accredited program in the state of Iowa.