• 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 $588.8 million in external funding for scholarly research in fiscal year 2019.
  • 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-four UI programs are ranked among the top 25 best programs in the country, including 11 ranked among the nation's best, 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 Physician Assistant Program
MPA program
#3 Rehabilitation Counseling
MA & PhD programs in education
#3 Social Psychology
MA program in sociology
#5 Printmaking
MFA program
#6 Nursing Administration
Nursing DNP/Health Systems program
#6 Physical Therapy Program
DPT program
#10 Healthcare Management
MHA program
#10 Nursing Anesthesia
DNP program
#10 Student Counseling and Personnel Services
MA program in education
#11 Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
DNP program
#12 Higher Education Administration
MA program
#13 Doctor of Nursing Practice
#16 Painting and Drawing
MFA program
#17 Family Medicine
MD program
#17 College of Public Health
#17 Doctor of Pharmacy
PharmD program
#20 Family Nurse Practitioner
DNP program 
#20 College of Law
#21 Primary Care Medicine
MD program
#22 Environmental Health
MS program in engineering
#23 General Nursing
#25 Clinical Psychology
PhD program