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UIU-Waterloo: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Waterloo, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Waterloo 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 4: March 11, 2024
Session 5: May 13, 2024
Session 6: July 8, 2024

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Academic Programs at UIU-Waterloo

The UIU-Waterloo 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-Waterloo 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.

View available Courses

2023-2024 Academic Year

Session 4 (03/11/2024 – 05/02/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
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 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 305, EDU 315, EDU 352, EDU 335, or EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 307 Field Experience I: Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 428. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 326, EDU 335, EDU/EXSS 336, EDU/EXSS 337, EDU 352, EDU 353, or SPED 467. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
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 Monday
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
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 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 Monday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 302 Substance Abuse SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 310 Social Psychology SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 5 (05/13/2024 – 07/04/2024)

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 Wednesday
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
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
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 Thursday
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA EDU 110, Prerequisite or Co-requisite: EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 507 Diagnostic Assessment Prac:Rdg/LA 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
HSV 454 Issues/Ethics: Helping Professions PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
MBA 501 Managerial Communication 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
SOC 220 Social Problems 5:30 pm - 10:00 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
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 485 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program, May be taken concurrently with EDU 409 or EDU 410. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 585 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA EDU 507, May be taken concurrently with EDU 509 or EDU 510. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Full Year Schedules

2023-2024 Academic Year

Course # & Title Sessions
1 2 3 4 5 6 Other
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I Yes
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II Yes
BA 210 Management Principles Yes
BA 325 New Venture Creation Yes
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II Yes
BA 374 Business Communication Yes
BA 423 Production/Operations Management Yes
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change Yes
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics Yes
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy Yes
BA 520 Training and Development Yes
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations Yes
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity Yes
BA 590 Research Seminar Yes
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition Yes
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics Yes
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics Yes
EDU 305 Teaching Elem Science Yes
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Yes Yes
EDU 307 Field Experience I: Secondary Yes
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Yes
EDU 309 Tch El Movement & Wellness Yes
EDU 310 Tchg Elem Visual Arts Yes
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies Yes
EDU 321 Field Experience II: Elementary Yes Yes
EDU 322 Field Experience II: Secondary Yes
EDU 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary Yes
EDU 324 Field Experience Alternative Yes
EDU 326 Developmental Reading/Language Arts Yes
EDU 335 Teaching Elementary Language Arts Yes
EDU 352 Teaching Mathematics PreK-3rd Grade Yes
EDU 353 Teaching Mathematics Intermediate-Middle School Yes
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA Yes
EDU 485 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA Yes
EDU 507 Diagnostic Assessment Prac:Rdg/LA Yes
EDU 585 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA Yes
ENG 102 English Composition II Yes
ENG 290 The Movies Yes
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science Yes
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management Yes
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt Yes
HSV 454 Issues/Ethics: Helping Professions Yes
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Yes
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Yes Yes
MBA 501 Managerial Communication Yes
MKT 208 Marketing Principles Yes
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt Yes
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics Yes
PSY 302 Substance Abuse Yes
PSY 310 Social Psychology Yes
PSY 338 Motivation Yes
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology Yes
PSY 373 Research Methods Yes
PSY 498 Senior Project Yes
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology Yes
SOC 220 Social Problems 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 Waterloo 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-Waterloo, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

Corporate Programs

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

TEACH Grant Available

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

Military

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.

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Experience UIU from Waterloo

As a student at UIU-Waterloo, you can take advantage of the benefits you get as part of a global school community.

Robin Cornelius, '18

All Social Sciences

UIU benefited my life the first day I walked into the building. The staff builds connections and relationships with every student, professional educators deliver learning material relevant to real-world experiences, the curriculum is project based and work based, and the entire program (whichever you choose) prepares you for life after graduation.

Contact UIU-Waterloo

4807 University Ave
#101
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Phone: 319-232-6980

Email: [email protected]

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