Upper Iowa offers master's degrees, both online and in the classroom, in several fields.
A Master of Education (MEd) degree for teachers is available at the Fayette campus, Des Moines Center, and Waterloo Center. The MEd Teacher Leadership emphasis is also available as an online program.
A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is available as an online program as well as a face-to face learning experience at select UIU locations. An MBA develops the skills to address a host of business management issues. Students work in problem-solving groups to apply business theories to real-world case studies. The face-to-face option is available on the Fayette campus, and through evening courses at the Des Moines, Quad Cities, and Waterloo (Iowa) UIU centers. UIU undergraduates may be eligible to accelerate completion of the MBA by taking up to six credits as UIU seniors that will transfer as graduate credits in the UIU MBA program.
A master's degree in Public Administration (MPA) and a master's degree in Higher Education Administration (MHEA) may be completed online. The MPA helps leaders of public organizations strengthen their skills through both theory and practical application. The MHEA develops strengthens the leadership skill for educational administrators through individual and group assignments focused on practical examples.
UIU plans to introduce a Master of Arts degree in Counseling in 2015.
Post-graduate certificates also are available in accounting, corporate financial management, human resource management and organizational development. UIU also offers 3-credit graduate courses to teachers: Daily 5 and Daily 3. UIU is the only school authorized to teach these courses in literacy and math skills by their founders, The 2 Sisters.
Course descriptions and degree requirements for these master's degrees are available in the current catalog.