Iowa Colleges Offering Online Degrees

iowaWe have collected a list of private and public, four year colleges and universities that offer online degrees in the state of IOWA. These schools all offer accredited online degree options. Some of these schools may not be fully online and could require visits to the campus. We strive to provide you the most up-to-date information as to not waste your time, but options change at any given time, so please visit each university’s website to get the latest, most accurate information. Listed alphabetically in two different categories: PRIVATE and PUBLIC colleges and universities.

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PRIVATE COLLEGES IN IOWA OFFERING ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS

**4 YEAR PLUS**

UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY
605 Washington St.
Fayette, IA 52142
(563) 425-5200
www.uiu.edu

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Religious Affiliation: None

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY:

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
Associate in General Business
Associate in Liberal Arts
Associate in Criminal Justice
Associate in Psychology

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Bachelor of Science in Communication
**Emphasis in:
Communication Studies
Journalism

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science in Emergency and Disaster Management
Bachelor of Science in Financial Management
Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration
Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management
Bachelor of Science in Human Services
Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Management
Bachelor of Science in Marketing
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Bachelor of Science in Public Administration
**Emphasis in:
Emergency Management
Fire Science
Law Enforcement
Policy/Politics

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Bachelor of Science in Social Science
Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

MASTER’S DEGREES
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
**Emphasis Areas:
Accounting
Corporate Financial Management
General Management
Human Resources Management
Organizational Development

Masters of Education (M.Ed.)
**Emphasis Area:
Higher Education
Instructional Strategist (Special Education)
Reading
Teacher Leadership

Master of Public Administration (MPA)
**Emphasis Areas:
Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Health and Human Services
Public Management
Nonprofit Organizational Management
Government Administration
General Study

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SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY
518 W Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
(563) 333-6000
www.sau.edu

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY OFFERS THE FOLLOWING MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS FULLY ONLINE:

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Business Administration
Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ)
Master of Education in Education Administration (MEA)
Master of Early Childhood Education (MECE)
Master of Education in Teaching

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MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE
1501 Morningside Ave.
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-5000
www.morningside.edu

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Religious Affiliation: Methodist

ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS OFFERED AT MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE:

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Arts in Teaching
**Concentrations in:
Professional Educator
Special Education

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GRACELAND UNIVERSITY – LAMONI
1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-5000
www.graceland.edu

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Religious Affiliation: Community of Christ, formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

ONLINE DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE AT GRACELAND UNIVERSITY – LAMONI:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Management
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership Program
Bachelor of Arts in Online Dual Major Program

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Nursing (FNP and NE majors)
Registered Nurse To Master of Science in Nursing (Rn To Msn)
Master of Arts in Religion

Master of Education
**Concentrations in:
Curriculum and Instruction
Differentiated Instruction
Literacy Instruction
Management of the Quality Classroom (William Glasser focus)
Special Education
Technology Integration
Instructional Leadership (non-teacher, business focus)

DOCTORATE DEGREES
Doctor of Nursing Practice

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CLARKE UNIVERSITY
1550 Clarke Dr.
Dubuque, IA 52001
(563) 588-6300
www.clarke.edu

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAM OFFERED ONLINE AT CLARKE UNIVERSITY:

MASTER’S DEGREES
Master of Arts in Education

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BRIAR CLIFF UNIVERSITY
3303 Rebecca St.
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-5321
www.briarcliff.edu

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

BRIAR CLIFF UNIVERSITY OFFERS THE FOLLOWING BACHELOR’S DEGREES ONLINE:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Rn-Bsn)
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

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AIB COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
2500 Fleur Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50321
Phone:(515) 244-4221
www.aib.edu

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Religious Affiliation: None

ONLINE OFFERINGS AT AIB COLLEGE OF BUSINESS:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor’s in Accounting
Bachelor’s in Business Administration
Bachelor’s in Contemporary Business Communications
Bachelor’s in Marketing
Bachelor’s in General Studies

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IOWA WESLEYAN COLLEGE
601 N Main St.
Mt Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8021
www.iw.edu

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

IOWA WESLEYAN COLLEGE OFFERS THE FOLLOWING DEGREE PROGRAMS ONLINE:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Science in Nursing(RN To BSN)

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PRIVATE COLLEGES IN IOWA OFFERING ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS

**4 YEAR PLUS**

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA
1227 W 27th St.
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
(319) 273-2311
www.uni.edu

Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

THERE ARE MANY ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA:

BACHELOR’S DEGREES
Bachelor of Arts in Technology Management
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
Bachelor of Liberal Studies

MASTER’S DEGREES
****The following degrees are offered entirely online:
Art Education (MA)
Early Childhood Education (MAE)
Elementary Education (MAE)
Instructional Technology (MA)
Literacy Education (MAE)
Master of Arts in Education (MAE) – for teacher leaders in American International Schools
Master of Science (MS) in Technology
Music Education (MM)
Philanthropy and Nonprofit Development (MA)
Physical Education: Teaching/Coaching (MA)
Professional Development for Teachers (MAE)
Special Education Consultant Emphasis (MAE)
Special Education: Field Specialization (MAE)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (MA)

****The following online degree programs require some on-campus activities:
Educational Leadership – Principalship (MAE/ASC)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Mathematics for the Middle Grades (4-8) (MA)
Mathematics: Community College Teaching Emphasis (MA)
Mathematics: Secondary Teaching Emphasis (MA)
Public Policy (MPP)
School Library Studies (MA)
Science Education (MA)
Social Science for Teachers Grades 6-12 (MA)
Teaching English in Secondary Schools (TESS) (MA)