Social Science for Teachers Grades 6-12 (MA)

Step one: Express your interest

Please complete the online interest form on the Overview tab to express your interest in joining a future Social Science for Teachers Grades 6-12 MA cohort. The next cohort is scheduled to begin Summer 2015. We will use the information you provide to send you program updates, including important information about application deadlines. 

Step two: Apply for admission

We encourage you to apply for admission to graduate studies through the University of Northern Iowa as soon as possible. A few spots remain in the Summer 2015 cohort. Completed applications will be considered until June 1, 2015, or until all available spots are filled.

Former UNI students: The online application requires logging in with your CatID credentials. If you have forgotten your username or passphrase, contact us at or 800-772-1746 and let us know that you are interested in applying for the Social Science for Teachers Grades 6-12 MA program.

Need help with your UNI application?

Contact us at 800-648-3864 or for assistance. Additional resources are also available from the UNI Graduate College.

  • Complete the online Application for Graduate Study
  • Please note that you are applying for admission in the category of Degree Status for Summer 2015.
  • The program for which you are applying is Social Science - MA.
  • Note that if you have received a degree from UNI, you do not have to pay the non-refundable $50 application fee or request your UNI transcripts.

Departmental materials:

  • Letter of application/intent stating your interest in the program
  • Two letters of recommendation

Submit to:
Office of Admissions
University of Northern Iowa
002 Gilchrist Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018

What to expect

When your application for graduate study is complete, Graduate Admissions will forward your materials to the program coordinator for review. You will receive notice from Graduate Admissions acknowledging receipt of your application.

The program coordinator will review your application, letters of recommendation, letter of intent and transcripts and will contact you regarding your acceptance into the program. Following admission to the program, you will receive information about how to enroll in the first set of courses.

Delivery of the program is contingent on a sufficient number of students being accepted into the program.