Early childhood education, elementary education, middle level education, literacy education, school library studies, educational technology, and education of the gifted. Graduate degree programs include masters and Ed.D. intensive study area in curriculum and instruction.

Graduate programs at the master's and Ed.D. levels in educational leadership and postsecondary education.

Educational psychology, human development, research and evaluation, school psychology, and social foundations of education. The department is responsible for courses required of all prospective teachers. The department has one undergraduate minor program, Educational Studies; three graduate degree programs at the Master's level; and one graduate degree specialist program.

Graduate and undergraduate majors in athletic training, health promotion and school health education, leisure services, youth/human service administration, and physical education (teaching and non- teaching).

The Department of Teaching provides services to UNI's teacher education program and collaborates with educators in Iowa and beyond on research and innovative educational practices.

The Department of Special Education provides education, advocacy, and leadership at the local, state, and national level. Through its scholarship, service, and teaching development and dissemination of innovative instructional practices for pre-service and practicing educators, the Department of Special Education supports students and families both with and without disabilities as well as those from minority and culturally diverse backgrounds.