The University of Iowa


A Big Ten education tailored for you

Being a Hawkeye while living in the greater Des Moines area is as simple as applying to an online undergraduate degree or one of the many graduate programs available at the Pappajohn Education Center downtown. Find a degree program right for you at


Rolling Clouds, August 13, 2016
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Complete a degree while working full-time

Kendra Becker
Bachelor of Liberal Studies

"It was an easy decision to enroll in the program because I knew a bachelor degree from a highly-respected university would benefit me for the rest of my life."

-Kendra Becker 

Mandie Mayo
M.A. Strategic Communication

"I needed to be able to communicate effectively, have strong writing skills and think creatively, critically and strategically.  The M.A. in Strategic Communication fit the bill."

-Mandie Mayo

Social Work

"I chose the University of Iowa's Social Work program in Des Moines because of its outstanding reputation. I am inspired by the work of other UI social workers and feel the practice complements my outlook on the world."
-Emily Loynachan