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Caring is more than a trait, it's a career.

Health care occupations are expected to grow 16% over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations. And with over 2.6 million new jobs predicted, UNI’s undergraduate and graduate health programs prepare you with hands-on clinical and research experience so you can start there and go anywhere.

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Learn more about health at UNI.

With small classroom sizes, access to the latest equipment, internships and opportunities to earn a double degree, you'll graduate with more real-world experience, ready to contribute to the health of the nation.

  • UNI’s pre-health majors earn dual degrees through cooperative partnerships with Allen College, St. Luke's College-Unity Point, Palmer College of Chiropractic and Logan College of Chiropractic. Programs include allied health, chiropractic, dentistry, hospital and health administration, nursing, physical therapy and more
  • UNI graduates have a higher acceptance rate to professional schools than the national average
  • UNI offers the ONLY four-year gerontology program in the state of Iowa
  • UNI’s speech-language pathology master’s program is rated one of the“Best Graduate Schools for Speech-Language Pathology” with an employment rate of 100% for graduates
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Currently we do not offer any on-campus doctoral degrees. Please see our online options.

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