Iowa Elementary Education Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Elementary School Teachers in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Elementary School Teachers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterloo, Sioux City and Davenport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ames, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Elementary School Teachers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Davenport, Ames and Waterloo

Schools for Elementary School Teachers in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Elementary School Teacher Training Schools in Iowa

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12), Undergraduate in Early Childhood, Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: M.Ed. Teaching and Learning - Elementary Education , MA in Teaching - Elementary Education, MA Teaching: Middle Grades, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement - Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Instructional Design & Technology
  • Degrees: Master

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: Master's (M.Ed.) - Instructional Design and Technology, Master's (M.Ed.) - Curriculum and Instruction for Educators
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: E-Learning - EdS, Global Training and Development - EdS, International Education - EdS, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
Kaplan University - KHE
Cedar Rapids, Urbandale

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Master of Arts: Teaching, Master of Science in Higher Education - College Teaching, Master of Science: Education, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies, M.Ed. in Career and Technical Education, M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Common Core State Standards Instructional Leader, more...
  • Degrees: Master

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

  • Programs: PhD in Instructional Design and Technology, Education Specialist in Instructional Design and Technology
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Certificate
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More Iowa Elementary School Teacher Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Briar Cliff University Sioux City Masters 1,138
Buena Vista University Storm Lake Masters 2,548
Central College Pella Bachelor 1,605
Coe College Cedar Rapids Masters 1,316
Cornell College Mount Vernon Bachelor 1,083
Dordt College Sioux Center Masters 1,301
Drake University Des Moines Masters 5,617
Emmaus Bible College Dubuque Bachelor 244
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary Ankeny Masters 389
Grand View University Des Moines Bachelor 1,748
Iowa State University Ames Doctorate & First Professional 26,160
Iowa Wesleyan College Mount Pleasant Bachelor 834
Loras College Dubuque Masters 1,591
Luther College Decorah Bachelor 2,476
Maharishi University of Management Fairfield Doctorate 948
Morningside College Sioux City Masters 1,798
Mount Mercy College Cedar Rapids Masters 1,506
Saint Ambrose University Davenport Doctorate 3,870
Simpson College Indianola Masters 2,039
University of Dubuque Dubuque Doctorate & First Professional 1,560
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Doctorate 12,692
Upper Iowa University Fayette Masters 5,143
Waldorf College Forest City Bachelor 630
Wartburg College Waverly Bachelor 1,810
William Penn University Oskaloosa Masters 1,949

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Elementary School Teachers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Elementary School Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Elementary School Teachers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Ames 330 $51890 0.76
Iowa City 970 $52630 1.08
Cedar Rapids 1020 $51240 0.72
Des Moines 3330 $54010 0.96
West Des Moines 3330 $54010 0.96
Dubuque 460 $49310 0.8
Waterloo 900 $53490 1.01
Cedar Falls 900 $53490 1.01
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