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UIU-Quad Cities: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near the Quad Cities, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Quad Cities regional education center offers you the chance for a top-notch education close to home.

First-time students, adults returning to school, and transfer students will all find an Education Built for Life—your life. UIU works closely with you to tailor an education program aimed at achieving your unique career goals.

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 2: October 24, 2022
Session 3: January 9, 2023
Session 4: March 13, 2023

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Academic Programs at UIU-Quad Cities

The UIU-Quad Cities center offers evening classes in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Plus, blending your degree plan with online and self-paced courses widens the possibilities even further.

Select one of the UIU-Quad Cities programs below to explore that area of study.

Associate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degrees

Master’s Degrees


*Master’s degrees are available online at this location. MBA and MED are available online and face-to-face.

Academic Support

Get the support you need for successful studies through tutoring or accommodations for a disability.

Shorter Sessions with Focused Schedule

UIU’s unique Two-at-a-Time course schedule helps you focus on your studies. As a full-time student, you only need to take two classes during each 8- or 6-week session, which helps you concentrate and excel. UIU gives you access to courses year-round, so you can complete your degree on your schedule.

2022-2023 Academic Year

Session 1 (08/29/2022 – 10/20/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 110 Foundations of American Education 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 252 Computers and Instructional Technology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 30006 Teaching Secondary Social Science EDU 110, , A minimum of six credits of upper-division courses within the discipline and admittance to the Teacher Education Program
EDU 305 Teaching Elem Science Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 309 Tch El Movement & Wellness Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 310 Tchg Elem Visual Arts Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 321 Field Experience II: Elementary EDU 306, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 326 or EDU 352 and EDU 353 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 322 Field Experience II: Secondary EDU 307, Pre-requisites or Co-requisites: EDU 300’s Teaching Secondary School Subjects. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary EDU 308, Prerequisites or Co-requisites: EDU 305, EDU 335, EDU/EXSS 336, EDU/EXSS 337, EDU 338, EDU 339, EDU 352, EDU 353. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 324 Field Experience Alternative Prerequisites: Field Experience I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 409 Practicum: Elementary Reading LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 485 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
EDU 410 Practicum: Secondary Reading LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 485 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
SPED 304 Exceptional Persons None, but EDU 110 is highly recommended 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

Session 2 (10/24/2022 – 12/15/2022)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 305, EDU 315, EDU 352, EDU 335, or EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 307 Field Experience I: Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 428. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 326, EDU 335, EDU/EXSS 336, EDU/EXSS 337, EDU 352, EDU 353, or SPED 467. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 335 Teaching Elementary Language Arts Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 373 Research Methods SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 3 (01/09/2023 – 03/02/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 362 Supervision BA 210, BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 371 Training and Development BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 110 Foundations of American Education 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm M,W
EDU 162 Diversity for Teachers 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 321 Field Experience II: Elementary EDU 306, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 326 or EDU 352 and EDU 353 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 322 Field Experience II: Secondary EDU 307, Pre-requisites or Co-requisites: EDU 300’s Teaching Secondary School Subjects. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary EDU 308, Prerequisites or Co-requisites: EDU 305, EDU 335, EDU/EXSS 336, EDU/EXSS 337, EDU 338, EDU 339, EDU 352, EDU 353. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 324 Field Experience Alternative Prerequisites: Field Experience I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 352 Teaching Mathematics PreK-3rd Grade EDU 306, EDU 307, EDU 308, and acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Pass MATH 095 or ACT math score = 19 or an alternative placement mechanism as approved by the math department or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 338 Motivation PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
SOC 384 PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 4 (03/13/2023 – 05/04/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 383 Compensation/Benefits Management BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 520 Training and Development 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 590 Research Seminar All core requirements and only 6 required credit hours or less remaining in the program. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 305, EDU 315, EDU 352, EDU 335, or EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 307 Field Experience I: Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 428. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 326, EDU 335, EDU/EXSS 336, EDU/EXSS 337, EDU 352, EDU 353, or SPED 467. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies EDU 110 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 326 Developmental Reading/Language Arts Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 353 Teaching Mathematics Intermediate-Middle School EDU 352 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 302 Substance Abuse SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 332 Personality PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 5 (05/15/2023 – 07/06/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 393 Personnel Selection & Evaluation BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 509 Theories of Leadership 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 252 Computers and Instructional Technology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA EDU 110, Prerequisite or Co-requisite: EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 409 Practicum: Elementary Reading LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 485 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 445 Language Acquisition EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ENG 311 African American Film ENG 101, Recommended: ENG 102. Encouraged: ENG 290 or ENG 265 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MBA 501 Managerial Communication 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PSY 454 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 6 (07/10/2023 – 08/17/2023)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
COMM 105 Public Speaking 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
EDU 425 Content Area Literacy Acceptance into the UIU Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 485 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program, May be taken concurrently with EDU 409 or EDU 410. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SPED 462 Indiv Behavior & Classroom Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday

2022-2023 Academic Year

Course # & Title Sessions
1 2 3 4 5 6 Other
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I Yes
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II Yes
BA 210 Management Principles Yes
BA 222 Management Information Systems Yes
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics Yes
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II Yes
BA 361 Human Resources Management Yes
BA 362 Supervision Yes
BA 371 Training and Development Yes
BA 383 Compensation/Benefits Management Yes
BA 393 Personnel Selection & Evaluation Yes
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation Yes
BA 460 Strategic Management Yes Yes
BA 506 Org Strategy/Econ Change Yes
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics Yes
BA 509 Theories of Leadership Yes
BA 520 Training and Development Yes
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations Yes
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity Yes
BA 590 Research Seminar Yes
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition Yes
COMM 105 Public Speaking Yes
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics Yes
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics Yes
EDU 110 Foundations of American Education Yes Yes
EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology Yes
EDU 162 Diversity for Teachers Yes
EDU 252 Computers and Instructional Technology Yes Yes
EDU 30006 Teaching Secondary Social Science Yes
EDU 305 Teaching Elem Science Yes
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Yes Yes
EDU 307 Field Experience I: Secondary Yes Yes
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Yes Yes
EDU 309 Tch El Movement & Wellness Yes
EDU 310 Tchg Elem Visual Arts Yes
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies Yes
EDU 321 Field Experience II: Elementary Yes Yes
EDU 322 Field Experience II: Secondary Yes Yes
EDU 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary Yes Yes
EDU 324 Field Experience Alternative Yes Yes
EDU 326 Developmental Reading/Language Arts Yes
EDU 335 Teaching Elementary Language Arts Yes
EDU 352 Teaching Mathematics PreK-3rd Grade Yes
EDU 353 Teaching Mathematics Intermediate-Middle School Yes
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA Yes
EDU 409 Practicum: Elementary Reading LA Yes Yes
EDU 410 Practicum: Secondary Reading LA Yes
EDU 425 Content Area Literacy Yes
EDU 445 Language Acquisition Yes
EDU 485 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA Yes
ENG 102 English Composition II Yes
ENG 311 African American Film Yes
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science Yes
FIN 513 Financial Mgmt Yes
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Yes
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Yes Yes
MBA 501 Managerial Communication Yes
MKT 208 Marketing Principles Yes
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt Yes
PSY 302 Substance Abuse Yes
PSY 321 Death and Dying Yes
PSY 332 Personality Yes
PSY 338 Motivation Yes
PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology Yes
PSY 373 Research Methods Yes
PSY 454 Yes
SOC 384 Yes
SPED 304 Exceptional Persons Yes
SPED 462 Indiv Behavior & Classroom Mgmt Yes

Easily Transfer Credits

Whether it’s been a single semester or several years since your last college course, UIU makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools. Plus, your professional experience and test scores may earn you college credit.

The university also partners with several community colleges in the Quad Cities area to make the transfer process even smoother. UIU holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including:

Don’t see your school? Check out all of our articulation agreements.

Students transferring from a UIU partner school may qualify for a transfer scholarship!

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Admissions and Aid

When you’re ready to apply to UIU-Quad Cities, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

TEACH Grant Available

UIU-Quad Cities Teacher Education students may qualify for a grant for educators in Iowa. Learn more about this grant and other grant opportunities at UIU.

Military Financial Aid

If you’re in active service or a veteran of the U.S. military, we’ll help you secure the unique education benefits available to you.

Corporate Programs

UIU-Quad Cities partners with area employers to offer employees grants toward tuition.

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Experience UIU from Quad Cities

As a student at UIU-Quad Cities, you can take advantage of the benefits of being part of a global school community.

Jami Stutting

Jami Stutting, '19

English with Certification in Grades 5-12 English and Language Arts
Quad Cities

A friend told me about the Education program so I checked into it. I had my BA with an English major so I was a substitute teacher. I longed to have my own classroom. UIU allowed me to still earn an income during the day.

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1401 Kimberly Rd.
Bettendorf, IA 52722

Phone: 563-359-7111

Email: [email protected]

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