BVU Council Bluffs

At Iowa Western Community College

Convenient, affordable courses. Seamless credit transfers. Online, face-to-face, and blended learning formats.

In July 1976, Buena Vista University Council Bluffs opened on the Iowa Western Community College campus to serve southwest Iowa and the Council Bluffs-Omaha area. The office is located in Ashley Hall Room 149 on the IWCC Council Bluffs campus. Selected endorsement courses are available in a weekend format.

Accounting Major
Agency Administration Minor
All Social Science Interdisciplinary Package with Teaching Licensure (5-12) Teacher Certification
Bachelor of Applied Studies Bachelor of Applied Studies
BASc Applied Management Major Bachelor of Applied Science
Business Minor
Business Administration Major
Business Education with Teaching Licensure (5-12) Major
Client Centered Minor
Criminology and Criminal Justice Major
Criminology and Criminal Justice Minor
Education & Training Minor
Educational Studies Major
Elementary Education Major
English Major
English Minor
English Language Arts for Secondary Education Major
English with Teaching Licensure (5-12) Major
Exceptional Student Service and Instruction (Special Education) Major
Finance and Banking Major
General Major
Health Services Leadership Major
History Major
History Minor
History with Teaching Licensure (5-12) Major
Human Services Major
Management Major
Marketing Major
Middle School Endorsement (5-8) Teacher Endorsement
Organizational Leadership Major
Post Baccalaureate Certification Program Teacher Certification
Pre-Kindergarten / Kindergarten Endorsement Teacher Endorsement
Psychology Major
Psychology Minor
Reading Endorsement (5-12) Teacher Endorsement
Reading Endorsement (K-8) Teacher Endorsement
Secondary Education Licensure Teacher Certification
Social Science for Secondary Education Major
Social Science with Teaching Licensure (5-12) Major
Sociology Minor
Special Education Instructional Strategist I Endorsement (5-12) Teacher Endorsement
Special Education Instructional Strategist I Endorsement (K-8) Teacher Endorsement
Special Education Instructional Strategist II Endorsement Significant Support Needs - Cognitive (K-12) Teacher Endorsement
Special Instructional Strategist II Endorsement Significant Support Needs - Behavior (K-12) Teacher Endorsement
Technology Management Major
Transfer to BVU Council Bluffs

Many colleges have full articulation agreements with Buena Vista University. Students who have completed an approved associate's degree at these colleges can seamlessly move on to complete a bachelor's degree through Buena Vista University.

BVU has full articulation agreements with these colleges:

  • Des Moines Area Community College
  • Ellsworth Community College
  • Iowa Central Community College
  • Indian Hills Community College
  • Iowa Lakes Community College
  • Iowa Western Community College
  • Marshalltown Community College
  • Metropolitan Community College
  • Minnesota West Community & Technical College
  • North Iowa Area Community College
  • Southwestern Community College
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College

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Buena Vista University–Council Bluffs
2700 College Road
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503-1057

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