Becoming a teacher remains one of the most important, influential careers that anyone can choose. Teachers can influence vast numbers of students, other teachers, and their entire community. We welcome you to the UNI College of Education where students develop their passion for teaching and take their skills, creativity, ability to work with others, and love for lifelong learning to classrooms around the world.
The College of Education is one of four UNI colleges and includes programs to prepare teachers, principals, and superintendents for K-12 schools in Iowa and beyond. The College is known as a topnotch comprehensive program where students graduate to find jobs in their fields along with ways they can serve their community and find meaning in their lives. In addition to preparing teachers, the College also includes the School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services (HPELS) with additional majors in health promotion, movement and exercise science, athletic training, leisure, youth and human services.
We invite you to explore this web site to see the many programs offered through this College. Our faculty members teach with interactive student engagement on their minds and model the innovative teaching they want students to develop. College of Education students will find they have opportunities every year to observe actual classrooms and help or teach in them. Our field experiences are a hallmark of our programs and our graduates say they are definitely prepared to be in the classroom from day one.
If teaching and education is your dream and passion, please join us by first learning more about the UNI College of Education through this web site. Then come visit us! Our faculty and staff welcome the opportunity to visit with prospective students and their families. You can set up a visit through the UNI Office of Admissions. We look forward to meeting you.