Graduate Majors

The University of Northern Iowa offers over 40 graduate programs in a diversity of areas.

For more information on the details of the programs listed below (including English proficiency), please click on the highlighted titles.

Please note that for all programs:

  1. Unofficial transcripts can be submitted for the purpose of admission.  Official documents must be arranged before enrollment.
  2. Unofficial TOEFL, IELTS and Duolingo scores can be submitted for the purpose of admission. In most cases these scores can be verified for authenticity. 
  3. We accept TOEFL iBT and TOEFL iBT Home Edition.

 

Graduate Majors


Accounting (MACC)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Summer, Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 100
  2. IELTS: 7.0
  3. Duolingo: 125

Requirements:

  1. (1) Letter of Recommendation
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Applicant Statement

Athletic Training (MATR)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Summer

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Resume
  3. Applicant Statement
  4. Statement of Experience

Biology (M.S.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Applicant Statement​

Business Administration (MBA)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. Resume

Communication & Media (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 100
  2. IELTS: 7.0
  3. Duolingo: 120

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Writing Sample

Recreation, Tourism & Nonprofit Leadership (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Resume

Counseling (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Resume
  4. Writing Sample

Doctor of Education (ED.D.)

Location Offered: Online, Hybrid

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 100
  2. IELTS: 7.0
  3. Duolingo: 120

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Resume
  4. Writing Statement
  5. Applicant Statement

Educational Psychology (M.A.E.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1.  
    1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
    2. Statement of Purpose
    3. Resume
    4. Writing Sample

Elementary Education (M.A.E)

Location Offered: Online

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. Resume/CV

English (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 100
  2. IELTS: 7.0
  3. Duolingo: 120

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters if Recommendation
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Writing Sample

Geography (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Personal Statement

History (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Writing Sample

Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Applicant Statement

Learning Technologies & Instructional Design (M.A.)

Location Offered: Online

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. Resume
  2. Program-Specific Requirements

Literacy Education (M.A.E.)

Location Offered: Online

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. Applicant Statement

Mathematics (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus, Hybrid

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. Applicant Statement

Music (M.M./M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Resume
  4. Program-Specific Requirements

Kinesiology & Sports Performance (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus, Online

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Resume
  3. Applicant Statement

Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus, Online

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Resume
  3. Applicant Statement

Principalship (M.A.E.)

Location Offered: Online

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 100
  2. IELTS: 7.0
  3. Duolingo: 120

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Resume
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Applicant Statement

Public Policy (M.P.P.)

Location Offered: Online

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Applicant Statement

School Library Studies (M.A.)

Location Offered: Online

Intake Terms: Fall

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. Applicant Statement

Science Education (M.A.)

Location Offered: Online

Intake Terms: Summer

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 1 Letter of Recommendation
  2. Resume
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Applicant Statement

Social Work (M.S.W.)

Location Offered: On campus, Online

Intake Terms: Summer

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Resume
  3. Applicant Statement

Special Education (M.A.E.)

Location Offered: Online

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Work Experience

Speech-Language Pathology (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 90
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 110

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Resume
  3. Work Experience
  4. Applicant Statement

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language (TESOL) & TESOL/Spanish (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 100
  2. IELTS: 7.0
  3. Duolingo: 120

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Applicant Statement

Technology (M.S.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Resume
  3. Applicant Statement

Women's & Gender Studies (M.A.)

Location Offered: On campus

Intake Terms: Fall, Spring

English Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL**: 80*
  2. IELTS: 7.0*
  3. Duolingo: 105

Requirements:

  1. 2 Letters of Recommendation
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Applicant Statement