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In your area one night a week OR online.

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Want to learn more about these programs? Go to an information meeting:Upcoming Meetings

Entire Program Conducted In or Near Your School

Class Locations:

  • Des Moines
  • Fort Dodge
  • Sioux City
  • Online

Program Highlights

  • Entire program conducted in or near your school
  • Classes meet one night a week, same night for the entire program
  • No weekend classes
  • 2 year completion time, including breaks
  • Finish one course every 8 weeks
  • Course make-up options available if scheduling conflicts occur
  • No thesis required, action research project in lieu of thesis
  • Online format available

Tuition Discount for Teachers

  • Affordable tuition rate
  • Financial aid, Stafford Loans & "pay as you go" plans available
  • Student loan payments may be deferred until program completion
  • Teacher Loan Forgiveness of up to $5,000 is available for teachers who teach for five years in low-income schools and meet other requirements

Accredited Quality Programs

  • Buena Vista University is a non-profit university that is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Approved by the Iowa Department of Education

Programs Offered

Earn Your Master's Degree

In your area one night a week OR online.

Programs Offered

Want to learn more about these programs? Go to an information meeting:Upcoming Meetings

Class Locations

Entire Program Conducted In or Near Your School

Class Locations:

  • Des Moines
  • Fort Dodge
  • Sioux City
  • Online

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

  • Entire program conducted in or near your school
  • Classes meet one night a week, same night for the entire program
  • No weekend classes
  • 2 year completion time, including breaks
  • Finish one courses every 8 weeks
  • Course make-up options available if scheduling conflicts occur
  • No thesis required, action research project in lieu of thesis
  • Online format available

Affordable Tuition

Tuition Discount for Teachers

  • Affordable tuition rate
  • Financial aid, Stafford Loans & "pay as you go" plans available
  • Student loan payments may be deferred until program completion
  • Teacher Loan Forgiveness of up to $5,000 is available for teachers who teach for five years in low-income schools and meet other requirements

Accreditation

Accredited Quality Programs

  • Buena Vista University is a non-profit university that is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Approved by the Iowa Department of Education
Commission on Teacher Credentialing