The UNI Department of Technology, in cooperation with Continuing & Distance Education, offers several courses delivered primarily online — providing flexibility and convenience while allowing you to complete your course with little or no on-campus class time.
All courses listed work well for updating teacher skills. Focus is on relevant information as well as practical activities and material development that can be useful in the classroom and a variety of educational settings.
Courses that applyTECH 3101/5101, TECH 3181/5181, TECH 3182/5182, TECH 3191/5191, TECH 3193/5193. See the program schedule for upcoming offerings.
These courses are designed for both arts and sciences and career and technical faculty and may be integrated with your college’s quality faculty plan.
Courses that apply*TECH 3101/5101, TECH 3181/5181, TECH 3191/5191, TECH 3193/5193. See the program schedule for upcoming offerings.
*Check with your college to fit within your personal professional development plan.
Many of the listed courses are required for endorsement in career and technical education at the high school level.
Courses that may apply*TECH 3101/5101, TECH 3181/5181, TECH 3191/5191, TECH 3193/5193. See the program schedule for upcoming offerings.
*Check with the Board of Educational Examiners to ensure applicability of courses toward your desired credential.
This endorsement is designed for those who supervise students in on-the-job situations such as cooperative education programs and school-to-work programs.
Courses that applyTECH 3101/5101, TECH 3181/5181, TECH 3182/5182. See the program schedule for upcoming offerings.
Tentative course scheduleClick on a course title to view the course description (if available).
The following courses are available through Guided Independent Study. Follow the links to course details and enrollment information to learn more and enroll at any time.
All students pay the same tuition rate, regardless of location, making it an affordable option for all students.
Tuition for the 2016-17 academic year is $478 per unit of graduate credit or $296 per unit of undergraduate credit. An additional technology fee per course may apply. Tuition and fees are expected to rise each May, typically announced by the Iowa Board of Regents in March.
Distance education students may qualify for financial aid with the following eligibility requirements:
Specific questions about financial aid should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Aid at 800-772-2736 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Since its establishment in 1876 as the Iowa State Normal School, the University of Northern Iowa has maintained its affirmed commitment to the support of excellence in teacher education. That commitment remains strong as the university continues to prepare students to become teachers, as well as provide opportunities for career advancement in the field of education. In addition to a commitment to teaching, our faculty members are engaged in research, writing and professional development. View UNI's national rankings and honors.
Research findings demonstrate that students of all types of learning styles can succeed in a distance environment. View our tips for being a successful distance learner.
The University of Northern Iowa is committed to providing comprehensive support services for distance education students. The Office of Continuing and Distance Education serves as your primary point of contact in accessing distance education support services, including enrollment services, technical support for online course tools and more. You are also given access to the UNI Rod Library’s print and electronic collections for your convenience. View a complete list of services and support resources.
Please contact the Office of Continuing and Distance Education at 319-273-5970, 800-648-3864 or email@example.com with any questions. If we don’t have the answer, we will do our best to find it.
You will work with the program coordinator when communicating about the program of study. Once participating in the program, you will be assigned a faculty advisor who will work with you one-on-one regarding your progress in the program.
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