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UIU-Baton Rouge: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Baton Rouge, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Baton Rouge regional education center offers you the chance for a top-notch education close to home.

First-time students, adults returning to school, and transfer students will all find an Education Built for Life—your life. UIU works closely with you to tailor an education program aimed at achieving your unique career goals.

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 1: August 26, 2024
Session 2: October 21, 2024
Session 3: January 6, 2025

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Academic Programs at UIU-Baton Rouge

The UIU-Baton Rouge center offers evening classes in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Plus, blending your degree plan with online and self-paced courses widens the possibilities even further.

Select one of the UIU-Baton Rouge programs below to explore that area of study.

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Bachelor’s Degrees

Master’s Degrees


*Master’s degrees are available online at this location. MBA is available online and face-to-face.

Academic Support

Get the support you need for successful studies through tutoring or accommodations for a disability.

Shorter Sessions with Focused Schedule

UIU’s unique Two-at-a-Time course schedule helps you focus on your studies. As a full-time student, you only need to take two classes during each 8- or 6-week session, which helps you concentrate and excel. UIU gives you access to courses year-round, so you can complete your degree on your schedule.

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2024-2025 Academic Year

Session 1 (08/26/2024 – 10/17/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 544 Organizational & Mgmt Theories 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BIO 100 General Biological Science 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
CJ 362 Criminal Investigations CJ 224 or CHEM 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
HSA 205 Intro to American Health Systems 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PA 364 Public Administration 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 409 Psychology of Disaster PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 2 (10/21/2024 – 12/12/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 325 New Venture Creation MKT 208, BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 570 Team Building Techniques 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 590 Research Seminar All core requirements and only 6 required credit hours or less remaining in the program. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
CJ 365 Introduction to Policing CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
CJ 499 Special Project Senior Status 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
HSA 241 Healthcare Informatics , HSA 205, Or consent of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
HSV 454 Issues/Ethics: Helping Professions PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
IS 102 Intro Computer Applications and Technology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PA 371 Urban Management 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PS 100 U. S. Government 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 445 Learning and Memory PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

Session 3 (01/06/2025 – 02/27/2025)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 509 Theories of Leadership 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
CJ 367 Ethics in Criminal Justice CJ 224 or CHEM 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
CJ 423 Introduction to Terrorism CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ENG 101 English Composition I ACT (verbal portion) of at least 18 or the completion of ENG 100 or successful performance on challenge examination 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
HIST 110 American History to 1877 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
HSA 306 Long Term Care Administration HSA 205 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MUS 100 Introduction to Music 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PA 305 Grant Writing ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 338 Motivation PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

Session 4 (03/10/2025 – 05/01/2025)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 520 Training and Development 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 590 Research Seminar All core requirements and only 6 required credit hours or less remaining in the program. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
CJ 315 Juvenile Justice CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
HSA 312 Community & Public Health HSA 205 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Pass MATH 095 or ACT math score = 19 or an alternative placement mechanism as approved by the math department or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PA 430 Cases in Public Administration PA 364 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 190 General Psychology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 302 Substance Abuse SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 310 Social Psychology SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

Session 5 (05/12/2025 – 07/03/2025)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
HIST 111 American History since 1877 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
HSA 360 Health Care Law and Ethics HSA 205 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
IS 102 Intro Computer Applications and Technology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PA 440 Public Budgeting Process 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PS 230 State and Local Government 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 373 Research Methods SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SOC 334 Intro to Sociological Res Meth PSY 190, SOC 110 or CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 6 (07/07/2025 – 08/14/2025)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 333 Criminology SOC 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
CJ 396 Community Corrections CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
HSA 460 Health Services Policy/Regulation 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
MUS 202 American Popular Music 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PA 445 Administrative Law 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 212 Devel Psychology:Birth to Adol PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

Full Year Schedules

Schedule not available at this time.


2024-2025 Academic Year

Course # & Title Sessions
1 2 3 4 5 6 Other
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I Yes
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II Yes
ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology Yes
BA 210 Management Principles Yes Yes
BA 222 Management Information Systems Yes
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics Yes
BA 325 New Venture Creation Yes
BA 361 Human Resources Management Yes
BA 374 Business Communication Yes
BA 460 Strategic Management Yes Yes
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change Yes
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics Yes
BA 509 Theories of Leadership Yes
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy Yes
BA 520 Training and Development Yes
BA 544 Organizational & Mgmt Theories Yes
BA 570 Team Building Techniques Yes
BA 590 Research Seminar Yes Yes
BIO 100 General Biological Science Yes
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition Yes
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice Yes Yes
CJ 315 Juvenile Justice Yes
CJ 333 Criminology Yes
CJ 362 Criminal Investigations Yes
CJ 365 Introduction to Policing Yes
CJ 367 Ethics in Criminal Justice Yes
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections Yes
CJ 396 Community Corrections Yes
CJ 423 Introduction to Terrorism Yes
CJ 499 Special Project Yes
COMM 105 Public Speaking Yes Yes
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics Yes
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics Yes
ENG 101 English Composition I Yes
ENG 102 English Composition II Yes
ES 117 Natural Disasters Yes
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science Yes
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management Yes
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt Yes
HIST 110 American History to 1877 Yes
HIST 111 American History since 1877 Yes
HSA 205 Intro to American Health Systems Yes
HSA 241 Healthcare Informatics Yes
HSA 306 Long Term Care Administration Yes
HSA 312 Community & Public Health Yes
HSA 360 Health Care Law and Ethics Yes
HSA 460 Health Services Policy/Regulation Yes
HSV 454 Issues/Ethics: Helping Professions Yes
IS 102 Intro Computer Applications and Technology Yes Yes
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Yes
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Yes
MKT 208 Marketing Principles Yes Yes
MUS 100 Introduction to Music Yes
MUS 202 American Popular Music Yes
PA 305 Grant Writing Yes
PA 364 Public Administration Yes
PA 371 Urban Management Yes
PA 430 Cases in Public Administration Yes
PA 440 Public Budgeting Process Yes
PA 445 Administrative Law Yes
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics Yes
PS 100 U. S. Government Yes
PS 230 State and Local Government Yes
PSY 190 General Psychology Yes Yes
PSY 212 Devel Psychology:Birth to Adol Yes
PSY 302 Substance Abuse Yes
PSY 310 Social Psychology Yes
PSY 321 Death and Dying Yes
PSY 338 Motivation Yes
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology Yes
PSY 373 Research Methods Yes
PSY 409 Psychology of Disaster Yes
PSY 445 Learning and Memory Yes
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States Yes
SOC 334 Intro to Sociological Res Meth Yes

Easily Transfer Credits

Whether it’s been a single semester or several years since your last college course, UIU makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools. Plus, your professional experience and test scores may earn you college credit.

The university also partners with several community colleges in the Baton Rouge area to make the transfer process even smoother. UIU holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including:

Don’t see your school? Check out all of our articulation agreements.

Students transferring from a UIU partner school may qualify for a transfer scholarship!

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Admissions and Aid

When you’re ready to apply to UIU-Baton Rouge, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

Law Enforcement

UIU-Baton Rouge offers a special program for law enforcement officers in the Fraternal Order of Police and Louisiana State Troopers Association.

Military Financial Aid

UIU-Baton Rouge accepts all military and veterans aid and offers military tuition grants.

Corporate Programs

UIU-Baton Rouge partners with area employers to offer employees grants toward tuition.

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Military Family Grant

Upper Iowa’s Military Family Grant offers $250 per credit hour tuition rates for undergraduate courses and $325 per credit hour tuition rates for graduate courses! For spouses and dependents of active duty, reserve and National Guard service members.

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Experience UIU from Baton Rouge

As a student at UIU-Baton Rouge, you can take advantage of the benefits of being part of a global school community.

Bria Landry, '19

Health Services Administration, current MBA student
Baton Rouge Center

UIU has changed my life by letting me be able to obtain education while having a busy schedule. I was given the opportunity to continue my studies without having to start over.

Contact UIU-Baton Rouge

2431 S Acadian Thruway #287
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 225-923-2331

Email: [email protected]

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