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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 6: July 8, 2024
Session 1: August 26, 2024
Session 2: October 21, 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 5 (05/13/2024 – 07/04/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
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

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
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

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
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
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
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
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 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
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies EDU 110 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 353 Teaching Mathematics Intermediate-Middle School EDU 352 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PS 100 U. S. Government 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
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 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
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
CJ 423 Introduction to Terrorism CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
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 Monday
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
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

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 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 380 Introduction to Corrections CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
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
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
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 388 Comparative Study/Criminal Justice 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 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 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 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
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
MBA 501 Managerial Communication 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
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
CJ 396 Community Corrections CJ 224 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday

Full Year Schedules


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
BA 210 Management Principles Yes
BA 222 Management Information Systems Yes
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics Yes
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II Yes
BA 361 Human Resources Management 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 509 Theories of Leadership Yes
BA 511 Corp Entr/Sustainabiliy Yes
BA 520 Training and Development Yes
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations Yes
BA 544 Organizational & Mgmt Theories Yes
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity Yes
BA 570 Team Building Techniques Yes
BA 590 Research Seminar Yes Yes
CJ 224 Introduction to Criminal Justice Yes
CJ 365 Introduction to Policing Yes
CJ 380 Introduction to Corrections Yes
CJ 388 Comparative Study/Criminal Justice Yes
CJ 396 Community Corrections Yes
CJ 423 Introduction to Terrorism Yes
COMM 105 Public Speaking Yes
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics Yes
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics Yes
EDU 305 Teaching Elem Science Yes
EDU 309 Tch El Movement & Wellness Yes
EDU 310 Tchg Elem Visual Arts Yes
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies 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
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
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
PS 100 U. S. Government Yes
PSY 321 Death and Dying Yes
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology Yes
PSY 409 Psychology of Disaster Yes
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 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.

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Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Phone: 319-232-6980

Email: [email protected]

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