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Master of arts

Community College Teaching

Enhance your skills through our convenient hybrid program, allowing you to prepare for a career in community college teaching or seek career advancement in the field.

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Master of arts

Elementary & Middle Grades (K-8)

Become a highly trained, knowledgeable teacher of mathematics at the elementary and middle grade levels (K-8) and possess the ability, insight and confidence to implement mathematics programs.

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Master of arts

Secondary Teaching Emphasis

Strengthen and extend your understanding of mathematics while learning new skills to enhance your teaching methods at the secondary level.

Our online programs are: 

  • Led by campus-based faculty with practical, with K-12 teaching experience
  • Highly recommended - over 97% of our Online & Distance Education students would recommend the program to others
  • Affordable - regardless of location, all students pay the same tuition rate and limited student fees.

Scholarship Opportunities

Panther Alumni Continuing Education Scholarship for Teachers

  • $2,000 scholarships are available to UNI alumni. For more information and to apply, visit

College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences Scholarships

  • John C. & Marla Putzier Peterson Mathematics Education Scholarship
    • Scholarships are available to new or current students in UNI's Graduate Programs in Mathematics Education.
  • FINE Foundation Middle Grades Mathematics Scholarship
    • $1,000 scholarships available for teachers with 2 or more years experience, currently teaching in the State of Iowa and enrolled in the Secondary Math Teaching Emphasis, M.A. program.
  • Bonnie Litwiller Mathematics Teacher Endowed Scholarship
    • $1,000 scholarships available to Secondary Teaching in Mathematics M.A. program, students who demonstrate financial need and have a graduate GPA of 3.25 or above.
  • Michael Millar Scholarship
    • $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in the Secondary Teaching Emphasis, M.A. or Community College Emphasis M.A. program and who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

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