Education

Open doors to new opportunities for yourself and your students with UNI’s nationally-recognized graduate programs in education. Our programs offer you the flexibility to complete your education while meeting other responsibilities. Graduate students in these programs have the opportunity to: 

  • Study important issues in our schools and develop impactful solutions.
  • Gain valuable hands-on experience through research projects, internships and practicums.
  • Work with recognized faculty who will mentor and challenge you.
  • Join a network of successful, award-winning PK-12 teachers and school administrators who graduated from UNI.
6.66%

Average Annual Job Growth

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

97%

Employed after graduating

and 3% are continuing their education, as of 2019

45.8K

Average Annualized Salary

of all alumni who graduated in 2019

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Careers in Education

What Our Alumni Do

  • Academic Advisor
  • Academic Clinical Program Associate
  • Academic Success Coach
  • Access Advisor
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Administrative Services Coordinator
  • Assistant Principal
  • Assistant Registrar
  • Associate Professor
  • Behavioral Specialist
  • Care Coordinator
  • Career Advisor
  • Community Assistant
  • Community Planner
  • Counselor
  • Curriculum Director
  • Dean of Students
  • Deputy Principal
  • Direct Support Professional
  • District Equity Coordinator
  • Early Childhood Special Education Teacher
  • ECSE Teacher/Consultant
  • ELearning Coordinator
  • Elementary Principal
  • Elementary School Counselor
  • ESL Instructor
  • Events and Education Coordinator
  • Executive Director for Housing and Dining
  • Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Financial Aid Advisor
  • Fine Arts Director
  • Funding Coordinator
  • Graduate Programs Administrator
  • Information Literacy Specialist
  • Instructional Coach
  • Instructional Strategist
  • International Sponsored Student Coordinator
  • Investigator
  • Lead Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Librarian
  • Literacy Specialist
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Principal
  • Program Assistant
  • Program Coordinator
  • Psychologist
  • Recreation supervisor
  • Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
  • Resident Director
  • Retention Specialist
  • School Psychologist
  • Secondary Literacy Curriculum Coordinator
  • Special Education Consultant
  • Sr. Benefit Analyst
  • Study Abroad Advisor
  • Student Accountability and Support Specialist
  • Student Engagement Coordinator
  • Student Organization Coordinator
  • Student Success Counselor
  • Study Abroad Program Advisor
  • Teacher-Classroom Strategist
  • Technology Integrationist
  • Transfer Coordinator
  • Wellness Coordinator
  • Youth Nutrition Educator
Placement in Education

Where Our Alumni Landed

  • AEAs
  • All About You Health Services
  • Alyssa Hamilton Art
  • American International Colleges
  • American International Schools
  • Area School Districts
  • Community Colleges
  • Community Funding and Planning Services
  • Community School Districts
  • Full Circle Services Inc.
  • GEMS World Academy
  • Hillcrest Family Services
  • Iowa Campus Compact
  • Iowa City Public Library
  • Iowa Safe Schools
  • Kingsley-Pierson CSD
  • MMCRU District
  • New Choices Inc.
  • Northland Learning
  • Public School Districts
  • Spring CSD
  • Talk to Me Technologies
  • Technical Colleges
  • UnityPoint Health
  • Western Home Communities