• Variety. Iowa offers more than 110 Graduate and Professional Degree programs.
  • Joint degrees. With our Combined Degree Programs, you can earn two or more advanced degrees simultaneously.
  • Research opportunities. Iowa is one of the nation's foremost Research universities. The university received more than $456 million in external funding for scholarly research in fiscal year 2011.
  • High-tech resources. UI Libraries' collections are ranked 18th among the nation's public research libraries. Plus, Iowa has 26 easy-access computer labs across campus allowing you to access the Internet and your email almost any time.

Top-Ranked Graduate & Professional Degree Programs

Twenty-five UI programs are ranked among the top 25 best programs in the country in the latest graduate program rankings by U.S.News & World Report.

Top Ranked Programs
#1 Speech-Language Pathology 
MA program
#2 Audiology 
AuD & PhD programs
#2 Nursing Service Administration
Nursing DNP/Health Systems program
#2 Physician Assistant Program
MPA program
#3 Rehabilitation Counseling
MA & PhD programs in education
#3 Social Psychology
MA program in sociology
#4 Printmaking
MFA program
#5 Physical Therapy Program
DPT program
#9 Nursing Anesthesia
DNP program
#10 Healthcare Management
MHA program
#10 Rural Medicine
MD program 
#11 Geriatric/Gerontological Nursing 
DNP program
#12 Family Medicine
MD program
#14 Higher Education Administration
MA program
#14 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
DNP program
#14 Student Counseling and Personnel Services
MA program in education
#15 Environmental Health
MS program in engineering
#16 Primary Care Medicine
MD program
#16 Painting/Drawing
MFA program
#17 Doctor of Pharmacy Program
PharmD program
#17 Master of Public Health Program
MPH program
#18 Clinical Psychology
PhD program
#18 Internal Medicine
MD program
#20 College of Law
#22 Art and Design
MFA program
#24 Professional MBA Program
Part-time MBA