INSTITUTION NEWS

More UNI agreements with area community colleges

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The University of Northern Iowa has established new articulation agreements with community colleges in northwest Iowa.  UNI will now accept the credits earned in General Studies from Northwest Iowa Community College (NCC) and Western Iowa Tech Community College into their Women's Health bachelor's program.  This will help students to complete programs in northwest Iowa and transfer to UNI knowing they can complete their BA in two years.  

Additionally, UNI and NCC have signed an agreement taking credits earned in completing an associate's degree in Wellness Management at NCC, and accepting them toward completion of a BA in Fitness and Wellness (Health Promotion) at UNI.  For more information about transfer opportunities from NCC to UNI, contact Regents Transfer Specialist Mariah Oliver at moliver@nwicc.edu or by calling (712) 324-5061 ext 171.

UNI & WITCC Environmental Health agreement

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The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) have reached an agreement that allows WITCC students to take the coursework for an AS in Biology and transfer those credits into UNI's Environmental Health BA degree program.  WITCC Biology graduates would effectively be admitted as Juniors at UNI, saving them time and money while attaining a BA degree.  For information on how to take advantage of this program, contact NWIRRC transfer specialist Susan Grau at:  susan.grau@witcc.edu

UNI & WITCC Global Health agreement

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The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) have approved a pathway enabling students at WITCC to complete two years of coursework and be prepared to complete a Bachelors of Arts in Global Health from UNI in only two years.  WITCC students who complete the coursework required for an Associated of Arts in Political Science or Sociology will earn sufficient credits to be effectively admitted as juniors in UNI's Global Health program, meeting all the pre-requisites of their peers.  For additional information, contact Susan Grau at susan.grau@witcc.edu

Agricultural Studies degree - two semesters in Ames

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Did you know that you can complete your BS in Agricultural Studies from Iowa State University and only spend two semesters in Ames?  ISU has partnered with both Northwest Iowa Community College and Western Iowa Tech Community College in offering this unique degree option. Take two years of Agriculture classes at one of the two community colleges, two semesters of online through Iowa State, and two semesters in Ames and get the same degree at about half the cost!  Find out more - https://www.ageds.iastate.edu/sites/default/files/page/files/WITCC%20AAS...

UNI offering Bachelor of Arts in Technology Management

University of Northern Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for the Technology Management Bachelor of Arts degree program, for a new cohort beginning this fall. This program is designed for graduates of career and technical programs from Iowa’s community colleges and focuses on industry while incorporating an applied approach to critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills.

“The Technology Management program is a great program for students at a distance that would like to add on to their AAS degree and get into higher management or technical positions,” said Ali Kashef, program coordinator.

Courses are offered entirely online using eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. The program also uses a cohort model in which students move together through the coursework, with the degree to be awarded in the spring of 2020. To learn more about this program and how to apply, visit distance.uni.edu/tech-management.

UNI Educator Workshop in Siouxland

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A one-hour UNI credit workshop, Helping Students Protect the Environment and Live Well, is being held as a two-part workshop. Part one is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17. Part two will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12. Both will be held at the Center for Outdoor Learning in Hinton, which is 12 miles from Sioux City.  See more information at: http://www.uni.edu/ceee/education/way-we-live/workshops 

New Distance Degree Programs, Certificates, and Professional Development Offerings Available from Your Regents Universities!

New Master of Social Work from UNI

University of Northern Iowa

Rollout of the New Master of Social Work Distance Education Program

The UNI Department of Social Work is excited to announce that the MSW distance education program will admit it's first cohort of students in January, 2016. This distance education program is for students who do not have an undergraduate degree in social work. Applications will be accepted up until October 1, 2015. For those who are interested, please visit this Continuing Education website. https://www.uni.edu/continuinged/distance/social-work

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