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All College of Education Degree Programs, Certificates, Endorsement/Licensures

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COE Department Degree Programs Certificate Endorsement / Licensure
Counseling and Human Services
  • Clinical Mental Health
  • Counseling and Leadership
    (AOC Training/USAFA partnership)
  • School Counseling
  • Human Services Minor
  • Advanced Certificate (24 credit hours, post master's degree)
  • Endorsement for the Nationally Certified Counseling credential
    (NCC)
  • Academic preparation for Licensed Professional Counselor(LPC)
    credential in Colorado
  • Endorsement for School Counselor licensure in Colorado
Curriculum and Instruction
  • *General Master of Arts Degree in C & I
  • *Master of Arts Degree in TESOL (Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Master of Arts Degree: Literacy
  • Master of Arts Degree Science Education
  • Master of Science Degree in Science Teaching
  • Master of Arts Degree in Space Studies/Science Teaching
  • Master of Science Degree in Space Studies/ Science Teaching
  • *Certificate in Instructional Technology
  • *TESL/TEFL 
  • *Gifted and Talented (Added Endorsement only online)
  • *Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE)(Added Endorsement)
Leadership, Research and Foundations
  • Master of Education Degree in Leadership and Education
    ° P – 12 Education
    ° Student Affairs in Higher Education
    ° Foundations and Research
  • Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Research & Policy
  • Superintendent Certificate
    (leads to licensure)
  • *Principal Licensure in CO
  • Superintendent Licensure in CO
Special Education
  • Master of Arts Degree in Special Education
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Special Education (LAS)
  • Bachelor of Innovation in Inclusive Early Childhood Education (BI:IECE)
    • Special Education Generalist
      (Initial Licensure)
    • *Special Education Generalist
      (Added Endorsement)
    Alternative Licensure Program
    • *One year intensive program that leads to recommendation for initial teaching license (CO).
    • Initial Teacher Licensure (CO)
    Teacher Education Licensure Program (TELP)

    • Bachelor's Degree
      (One year, full time program) Major selected from the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
    • Initial Teacher Licensure (CO)
    UCCS Teach
    • Undergraduate students majoring in math, science or computer science are eligible.
    • Initial Teacher Licensure (CO)

    College of Education Admissions Criteria

    2.75 Undergraduate GPA for Graduate Programs, 2.5 for Undergraduate

    Initial advising session with department faculty member

    Previous work and volunteer experience is preferred

    College of Education Admissions Checklist

    Take the GRE or MAT for programs in Counseling and Human Services only

    Take the GRE for Ph.D. program in Leadership, Research and Policy

    Obtain three letters of reference

    *Submit one transcript from all institutions of higher education previously attended

    Prepare a career goal statement (see department specific requirements)

    Current résumé

    Complete a background check

    Interview with department faculty member

    Complete the electronic online application: http://www.uccs.edu/~apply/

    *Students who attended UCCS as undergraduates DO NOT need to request an official transcript.

    College of Education Departmental Contacts

    College of Education Contacts
    Department Chairperson
    Contact for
    Program Information
    Counseling and Human Services

    Dr. Joseph Wehrman
    jwehrman@uccs.edu

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff
    education@uccs.edu
    719-255-4996

    Curriculum and Instruction

    Dr. Leslie Grant
    lgrant@uccs.edu

     

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff
    education@uccs.edu
    719-255-4996

    Leadership, Research and Foundations
    Dr. Sylvia Martinez
    smartin2@uccs.edu

     

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff
    education@uccs.edu
    719-255-4996

    Special Education

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff
    education@uccs.edu
    719-255-4996

    Teacher Education

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff
    education@uccs.edu
    719-255-4996

    COE Online/Distance Education Programs

    COE Student Resource Office
    Student Support Staff
    education@uccs.edu
    719-255-4996

    For General College and/or Program Information:

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff
    education@uccs.edu
    719-255-4996

    COE Technology Support 

    Cindy Brown

    cbrown@uccs.edu
    719-255-4344

     
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