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凯发-Quad Cities: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near the Quad Cities, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. 凯发’s Quad Cities regional education center offers you the chance for a top-notch education close to home.

First-time students, adults returning to school, and transfer students will all find an Education Built for Life—your life. 凯发 works closely with you to tailor an education program aimed at achieving your unique career goals.

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 4: March 11, 2024
Session 5: May 13, 2024
Session 6: July 8, 2024

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Academic Programs at 凯发-Quad Cities

The 凯发-Quad Cities center offers evening classes in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Plus, blending your degree plan with online and self-paced courses widens the possibilities even further.

Select one of the 凯发-Quad Cities programs below to explore that area of study.

Associate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degrees

Master’s Degrees


*Master’s degrees are available online at this location. MBA and MED are available online and face-to-face.

Academic Support

Get the support you need for successful studies through tutoring or accommodations for a disability.

Shorter Sessions with Focused Schedule

凯发’s unique Two-at-a-Time course schedule helps you focus on your studies. As a full-time student, you only need to take two classes during each 8- or 6-week session, which helps you concentrate and excel. 凯发 gives you access to courses year-round, so you can complete your degree on your schedule.

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2023-2024 Academic Year

Session 3 (01/08/2024 – 02/29/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
EDU 162 Diversity for Teachers 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday
EDU 321 Field Experience II: Elementary EDU 306, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 326 or EDU 352 and EDU 353 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary EDU 308, Prerequisites or Co-requisites: EDU 305, EDU 335, EDU/EXSS 336, EDU/EXSS 337, EDU 338, EDU 339, EDU 352, EDU 353. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 324 Field Experience Alternative Prerequisites: Field Experience I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 352 Teaching Mathematics PreK-3rd Grade EDU 306, EDU 307, EDU 308, and acceptance into the 凯发 Teacher Education Program. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
SPED 459 Home/School/Comm Relations EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday

Session 4 (03/11/2024 – 05/02/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II BA 256 or MATH 220 or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 520 Training and Development 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 590 Research Seminar All core requirements and only 6 required credit hours or less remaining in the program. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 305, EDU 315, EDU 352, EDU 335, or EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Admittance to the Teacher Education Program; Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 326, EDU 335, EDU/EXSS 336, EDU/EXSS 337, EDU 352, EDU 353, or SPED 467. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies EDU 110 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 326 Developmental Reading/Language Arts Acceptance into the 凯发 Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 353 Teaching Mathematics Intermediate-Middle School EDU 352 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday
ENG 102 English Composition II ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 5 (05/13/2024 – 07/04/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 423 Production/Operations Management BA 210, and BA 256 or MATH 220 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 105 Math for Educators 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday
EDU 333 Literature:Birth-Adolescence 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA EDU 110, Prerequisite or Co-requisite: EDU 326. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday
EDU 409 Practicum: Elementary Reading LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, Prerequisite or Corequisite: EDU 485
EDU 445 Language Acquisition EDU 110, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MBA 501 Managerial Communication 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
SOC 220 Social Problems 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 6 (07/08/2024 – 08/15/2024)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
EDU 252 Computers and Instructional Technology 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Monday
EDU 425 Content Area Literacy Acceptance into the 凯发 Teacher Education Program and EDU 306 or EDU 307 or EDU 308. These courses may also be taken as co-requisites. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday
EDU 485 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA EDU 110, EDU 326, EDU 407, And admittance to the Teacher Education Program, May be taken concurrently with EDU 409 or EDU 410. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday
ENG 290 The Movies 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
SPED 462 Indiv Behavior & Classroom Mgmt 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday

Full Year Schedules

2023-2024 Academic Year

Course # & Title Sessions
1 2 3 4 5 6 Other
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II Yes
BA 210 Management Principles Yes
BA 356 Quantitative Analysis/Bus II Yes
BA 374 Business Communication Yes
BA 423 Production/Operations Management Yes
BA 508 Curr Issues:Corp Law/Ethics Yes
BA 520 Training and Development Yes
BA 540 Labor/Management Relations Yes
BA 567 Quality Mgmt/Productivity Yes
BA 590 Research Seminar Yes
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition Yes
EDU 105 Math for Educators Yes
EDU 152 Assessment and Psychology Yes
EDU 162 Diversity for Teachers Yes
EDU 252 Computers and Instructional Technology Yes Yes
EDU 305 Teaching Elem Science Yes
EDU 306 Field Experience I: Elementary Yes Yes
EDU 308 Field Exp I: Elem/Secondary Yes Yes
EDU 309 Tch El Movement & Wellness Yes
EDU 310 Tchg Elem Visual Arts Yes
EDU 315 Tchg Elementary Sch Social Studies Yes
EDU 321 Field Experience II: Elementary Yes Yes
EDU 322 Field Experience II: Secondary Yes
EDU 323 Field Exp II: Elem/Secondary Yes Yes
EDU 324 Field Experience Alternative Yes
EDU 326 Developmental Reading/Language Arts Yes
EDU 333 Literature:Birth-Adolescence Yes
EDU 335 Teaching Elementary Language Arts Yes
EDU 352 Teaching Mathematics PreK-3rd Grade Yes
EDU 353 Teaching Mathematics Intermediate-Middle School Yes
EDU 407 Diagnostic Assess Prac:Rdg/LA Yes
EDU 409 Practicum: Elementary Reading LA Yes
EDU 425 Content Area Literacy Yes
EDU 445 Language Acquisition Yes
EDU 485 Adv Instruc Issues/Meth:Rdg/LA Yes
ENG 102 English Composition II Yes
ENG 290 The Movies Yes
ES 161 Intro to Environmental Science Yes
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management Yes
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Yes
MBA 501 Managerial Communication Yes
MKT 208 Marketing Principles Yes
MKT 504 Mktg/Product Mgmt Yes
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics Yes
SOC 110 Principles of Sociology Yes
SOC 220 Social Problems Yes
SPED 304 Exceptional Persons Yes
SPED 459 Home/School/Comm Relations Yes
SPED 462 Indiv Behavior & Classroom Mgmt Yes
SPED 465 Meth/Curr Behav Disorders Prek-12 Yes
SPED 467 Characteristics of Individuals with Disabilities Yes

Easily Transfer Credits

Whether it’s been a single semester or several years since your last college course, 凯发 makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools. Plus, your professional experience and test scores may earn you college credit.

The university also partners with several community colleges in the Quad Cities area to make the transfer process even smoother. 凯发 holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including:

Don’t see your school? Check out all of our articulation agreements.

Students transferring from a 凯发 partner school may qualify for a transfer scholarship!

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Admissions and Aid

When you’re ready to apply to 凯发-Quad Cities, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

TEACH Grant Available

凯发-Quad Cities Teacher Education students may qualify for a grant for educators in Iowa. Learn more about this grant and other grant opportunities at 凯发.

Military Financial Aid

If you’re in active service or a veteran of the U.S. military, we’ll help you secure the unique education benefits available to you.

Corporate Programs

凯发-Quad Cities partners with area employers to offer employees grants toward tuition.

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Experience 凯发 from Quad Cities

As a student at 凯发-Quad Cities, you can take advantage of the benefits of being part of a global school community.

Jami Stutting

Jami Stutting, '19

English with Certification in Grades 5-12 English and Language Arts
Quad Cities

A friend told me about the Education program so I checked into it. I had my BA with an English major so I was a substitute teacher. I longed to have my own classroom. 凯发 allowed me to still earn an income during the day.

Contact 凯发-Quad Cities

1401 Kimberly Rd.
Bettendorf, IA 52722

Phone: 563-359-7111

Email: [email protected]

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