Business, Government & Nonprofit

Build a career while bettering business, organizations and your community.

UNI’s graduate programs in business, government and nonprofit are taught by recognized leaders in their fields. They equip you with the personalized education and professional connections needed to chase new opportunities. Graduate students in these programs have the opportunity to: 

  • Learn from nationally-recognized faculty who will mentor and challenge you.
  • Practice your skills through experiential learning, such as applied case studies and capstone projects.
  • Evaluate complex policy and regulations to strengthen our communities.
  • Join a network of successful alumni who have made a lasting impression on our businesses and communities.

Average Annual Job Growth

according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); rate is for national growth.


Employed after graduating

and 4% are continuing their education, as of 2019


Average Annualized Salary

Of all alumni who graduated in 2019

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Careers in Business, Government & Nonprofit

What Our Alumni Do

  • Account Executive
  • Accounts Manager
  • Assistant Auditor
  • Assistant Vice President
  • Assurance Associate
  • At-Risk Student Supports Coordinator
  • Auditor
  • Behavioral Health Intervention Specialist
  • Business Consultant
  • Chief Mission Engagement Officer
  • Chief Marketing Innovation Officer
  • Community Planner
  • Continuous Improvement Specialist
  • Core Assurance Senior Associate
  • Data Analyst
  • Development and Marketing Manager
  • Development Director
  • Developmental Specialist
  • Digital Assurance & Transparency Associate
  • Director of Development
  • Director of Finance
  • Executive Director
  • Finance Project Manager
  • Instructional Designer
  • ‌Internal Controls Analyst
  • IT Staff Auditor
  • Management
  • Marketing Manager
  • Office of Institutional Advancement
  • Operations Specialist
  • Philanthropy Team
  • Portfolio Manager
  • President
  • Product Manager
  • Program Coordinator
  • Program Director
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Director of Public Relations/Foundation
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Sr. Benefit Analyst
  • Sr. Product Manager
  • Sr. Sales Manager
  • Tax Associate
  • Tax Consultant
  • Technical Marketing Representative
  • VP of Business Development
Business, Government & Nonprofit Placement

Where Our Alumni Landed

  • AEGON Transamerica
  • Amazon
  • Bakari Behavioral Health, Inc.
  • BerganKDV
  • Cedar Falls Community School District
  • Child Care Resource & Referral of Northeast Iowa
  • Clear Lake Bank and Trust Company
  • CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Community Funding and Planning Services
  • Danaher Corporation
  • Deloitte
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Everest-Fortune Commercial Factoring Co.
  • General Motors
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Great Western Bank
  • Hawkeye Community College
  • Healthcare Business of Merck
  • Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
  • Infosys Management Consulting
  • ‌Iowa Judicial Branch
  • Iowa Public Radio
  • ‌John Deere
  • MercyOne
  • Mitchell County Regional Health Center
  • MMi Communication
  • PDCM Insurance
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Prixa Group of Companies
  • Qualcomm Enterprise Management
  • REM Iowa
  • Renewable Energy Group
  • State of Iowa
  • Stellar Industries Inc
  • Sukup Manufacturing
  • United Way
  • Universities
  • UnityPoint Health
  • Veridian Credit Union
  • Viking Pump
  • Wealthfront
  • Western Home Communities
  • World Leisure Organization
  • Zach Johnson Foundation