U of I/Buena Vista at NIACC

The University of Iowa and Buena Vista University have college representatives on the NIACC campus to assist students in the transfer process.

The University of Iowa

Earn a Uof I Degree at NIACC

Don Kamps, Partnership Coordinator for NIACC and the University of Iowa, is located on the NIACC Campus to help make the transfer process easier for students. Don assists students who want to transfer to Iowa after completing an associate degree at NIACC or assists students with obtaining a bachelor’s degree through one of the following U of I online degree programs. If transferring to the University of Iowa, please make sure to check the Articulation Agreement/Transfer Information page for course/program information.

Contact: Don Kamps (641-422-4298)

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN):
visit our website at and make your request for a transcript evaluation; or contact Cheri Doggett, RN-BSN Program Coordinator (

Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) AAS,AA,AS Graduates

Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) AA Graduates

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) AA Graduates

Three certificates are available as a part of the BLS or BAS degrees.

  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Health

Four Areas of Emphasis are available:

  • Creative Writing
  • Human Relations
  • Justice Studies
  • Political Science

Master of Arts – Strategic Communication (MASC)

Buena Vista University:

Buena Vista University has a branch site on the NIACC campus located in the Activity Center.  With being located at NIACC, students are able to attend either face to face courses or online courses depending on their major of study.  Buena Vista offers Bachelor’s Degrees in the following:

Bachelor’s Degrees in:

  • Accounting
  • Criminal Justice – Criminology
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • English
  • Finance and Banking
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Information Systems Technology
  • Management/Entrepeneurship
  • Management/Networking (proposed)
  • Management Information Systems
  • Political Science
  • Psychology

Contact: Buena Vista University, Mason City Center (641-424-8764)