About UIU

Since 1857, Upper Iowa University has been preparing students to succeed—in the classroom and in the world. That rich history, coupled with a student-centered mission, has created a springboard for UIU to become a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced study.

From our Fayette Campus to our U.S. Centers, our International Centers to our Military Centers, UIU has the people in place to help you succeed.

Through our student success stories, you’ll learn how others have benefited from a UIU education—and you’ll begin to understand the significant advantages a UIU education can bring to your life, and ultimately to the lives of your family members.

Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

This school also offers:

BA

Upper Iowa University

Software Engineering (SE) is concerned with developing and maintaining software systems that behave reliably and efficiently, are affordable to develop and maintain, and ... [+]

Why study Software Engineering?

Software Engineering (SE) is concerned with developing and maintaining software systems that behave reliably and efficiently, are affordable to develop and maintain, and satisfy all the requirements that customers have defined for them. SE is important because of the impact on organizations and society via the development of various software systems and the role of software in safety-critical applications. SE integrates significant mathematics, computer science and practices whose origins are in engineering.

SE students learn how to assess customer needs and build software that is genuinely useful and usable by the customer and satisfies all the requirements defined. The majors focus in on software development, verification, validation, process, and quality. Emphasis areas include visualization and graphics and informatics.... [-]

USA Fayette
September 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online

Bachelor

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Why study Business Administration? ... [+]

Why study Business Administration?

Whether you are seeking careers in private or public companies, the School of Business major in business administration provides the skills to:

Organize, lead and plan Understand business function integration Communicate and lead effectively Specialize or generalize your career path Employment of business administers is projected to grow by 12.4% from 2012 – 2022 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).COURSES The UIU program provides an integrated curriculum in business administration including: Human resources Operations Finance and accounting Consumer behavior Career opportunities

Obtaining a degree in business administration at UIU prepares you for a career in:... [-]

USA Fayette
September 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online
Upper Iowa University

As a Communication Studies major at UIU, you will learn about the central role communication has in our lives. You will have the opportunity to learn to identify, analyze ... [+]

Why study Communication Studies?

As a Communication Studies major at UIU, you will learn about the central role communication has in our lives. You will have the opportunity to learn to identify, analyze, and evaluate various communication goals and successfully adapt messages to the demands of complex situations. As a global citizen, you will learn to understand, value, and manage diverse communication behaviors associated with people from other groups, organizations, and cultures.

As communication professionals, you will gain competence in the theoretical and ethical foundations that inform research, organizational, and professional practices. A major in communication studies will prepare you for a professional career in government, industry, corporate communication, customer services, training and development, human resources administrator, public information officer, public relations, community action director, and high school or college teacher.... [-]

USA Fayette
September 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online
Upper Iowa University

Information technology refers to the preparation of students to meet the computer technology needs of business, government, healthcare, schools, and other kinds of organi ... [+]

Why study Information Technology?

Information technology refers to the preparation of students to meet the computer technology needs of business, government, healthcare, schools, and other kinds of organizations.

IT professionals select and integrate hardware and software products with organizational needs and infrastructure. They install, customize and maintain those applications, thereby providing a secure and effective environment that supports the activities of the organization’s computer users.

There are important hardware and software systems concerns such as reliability, security, usability, and effectiveness and efficiency for their intended purpose; all of these concerns are vital. These topics are difficult and intellectually demanding.... [-]

USA Fayette
September 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online
Upper Iowa University

Why study Marketing? ... [+]

Why study Marketing?

Whether you are seeking careers in private or public companies, the UIU School of Business major in Marketing provides the skills to:

Organize, lead and plan Conduct an analytical approach to marketing research Lead and communicate effectively Create and promote products and services

Employment of marketing managers is expected to grow 12.7% and sales managers to grow at 8.3% from 2012 – 2022 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Courses

The UIU program provides an integrated curriculum in marketing including:

Consumer behavior Research Strategy Marketing communication Career opportunities

Obtaining a marketing degree at UIU prepares you for careers in:... [-]

USA Fayette
September 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online
Upper Iowa University

A major in psychology prepares students to interpret psychology theory by utilizing scientific methodology to understand, predict, and analyze human behavior. ... [+]

Why study Psychology?

A major in psychology prepares students to interpret psychology theory by utilizing scientific methodology to understand, predict, and analyze human behavior. Throughout the coursework, students will learn and understand how individuals think, relate to others, act, feel, and develop. Students will also investigate individual differences and understand how the environment affects human behavior.

Courses

Coursework in psychology will prepare students for an increased understanding of learning and cognition, individual differences, biological bases of behavior, and developmental changes in behavior. There is some flexibility built into the major to accommodate student preferences, such as the ability to take coursework in preparation for graduate school, courses introducing counseling and therapy techniques, etc. Students are also required to complete an internship, special project, or senior project toward the end of their academic career. Students interested in applied experiences typically select an internship. Those students who wish to go on to graduate school are encouraged to work on a special project involving research assisted by a psychology faculty member.... [-]

USA Fayette
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online
Address
605 Washington Street
52142 Fayette, Iowa, USA