College of Education


Counseling & Human Services

If you are looking for a CACREP accredited counseling program which focuses on quality counselor training in Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling, our department may be an appropriate fit for your graduate education.

Leadership, Research, & Foundations

If you are looking to improve education and become a leader in your community, the Leadership, Research, and Foundations (LRF) programs are for you. Our programs include a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Research & Policy, an MA in Leadership with tracks in P-12 Education and Student Affairs in Higher Education, as well as Principal, Director of Special Education and Administrator/Superintendent Licensure programs. Our MA and licensure programs combine on campus and online, and hybrid options with field-based experiences to connect these and research with professional practice. The Department invites you to read more about our programs on the website and to contact specific faculty to discuss your interests.

Teaching & Learning

The Department of Teaching & Learning offers unique opportunities for both preservice and in service teachers. Our traditional Teacher Education & Licensure Program includes Undergraduate and Post-bacc option in Elementary, Secondary and Special Education. Our secondary education content areas are English, Foreign Language, and Social Studies. Those interested in secondary Math and Science will complete the UCCSTeach program, an inquiry-based program modeled after the highly successful UTeach program. Our Alternative Licensure Program (ALP) is offered for secondary licensure (English, Foreign Language, Math, Science, and Social Studies) with online course availability and a Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction option. Teaching & Learning is also home to a variety of certificates, endorsements, and Masters programs.