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UIU-Quad Cities: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near the Quad Cities, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Quad Cities 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 6: July 8, 2024
Session 1: August 26, 2024
Session 2: October 21, 2024

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Academic Programs at UIU-Quad Cities

The UIU-Quad Cities 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-Quad Cities programs below to explore that area of study.

Associate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degrees

Master’s Degrees


*Master’s degrees are available online at this location. MBA and MED are 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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2023-2024 Academic Year

Session 5 (05/13/2024 – 07/04/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
EDU 105 Math for Educators 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA EDU 110, Prerequisite or Co-requisite: EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday

Session 6 (07/08/2024 – 08/15/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 252 Computers and Instructional Technology 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

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 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 544 Organizational & Mgmt Theories 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 305 Teaching Elem Science Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday

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 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
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 309 Tch El Movement & Wellness Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 310 Tchg Elem Visual Arts Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 335 Teaching Elementary Language Arts Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt 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
EDU 162 Diversity for Teachers 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday
EDU 352 Teaching Mathematics PreK-3rd Grade EDU 306, EDU 307, EDU 308, and acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday

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
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies EDU 110 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 326 Developmental Reading/Language Arts Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 353 Teaching Mathematics Intermediate-Middle School EDU 352 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

Session 5 (05/12/2025 – 07/03/2025)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 423 Production/Operations Management BA 210, and BA 256 or MATH 220 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
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

Session 6 (07/07/2025 – 08/14/2025)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 252 Computers and Instructional Technology 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday

Full Year Schedules


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 Quad Cities 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-Quad Cities, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

TEACH Grant Available

UIU-Quad Cities Teacher Education students may qualify for a grant for educators in Iowa. Learn more about this grant and other grant opportunities at UIU.

Military Financial Aid

If you’re in active service or a veteran of the U.S. military, we’ll help you secure the unique education benefits available to you.

Corporate Programs

UIU-Quad Cities partners with area employers to offer employees grants toward tuition.

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Experience UIU from Quad Cities

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

Jami Stutting

Jami Stutting, '19

English with Certification in Grades 5-12 English and Language Arts
Quad Cities

A friend told me about the Education program so I checked into it. I had my BA with an English major so I was a substitute teacher. I longed to have my own classroom. UIU allowed me to still earn an income during the day.

Contact UIU-Quad Cities

1401 Kimberly Rd.
Bettendorf, IA 52722

Phone: 563-359-7111

Email: [email protected]

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