College of Education

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

*denotes program available online

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
    • *Master of Arts Degree in Curriculum and Instruction

  • *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 for Early Literacy
  • *Certificate in Instructional Technology
  • *TESOL/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)
  • Reading Specialist-Dyslexia Focus
  • 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 resume

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

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

Cindy Brown
Online/Distance Ed
Support Staff
cbrown@uccs.edu
719-255-4344

For General College and/or Program Information:

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

 
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