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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 5: May 13, 2024
Session 6: July 8, 2024
Session 1: August 26, 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
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm Monday
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 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

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
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 Wednesday
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 Monday
EDU 507 Diagnostic Assessment Prac:Rdg/LA 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday
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

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
ENG 290 The Movies 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

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
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

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
CJ 365 Introduction to Policing CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
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

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 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
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

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
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
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

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
CJ 388 Comparative Study/Criminal Justice 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
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

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
CJ 396 Community Corrections CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 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 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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