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Bemis School of Art Credit Program

Bemis School of Art is a year-round facility at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, dedicated to arts education for all ages.

Center for Cognitive Archaeology - Online Credit Program

The mission of the Center for Cognitive Archaeology (CCA) is to provide graduate and undergraduate students at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and throughout the world the opportunity to study the evolutionary development of cognition in humans and other primates through the lenses of psychology, anthropology, and philosophy.

Certell, Inc. Academic Credit Programs

Certell is an educational organization designed to change everything you think you know about school. Certell works with leading educators who take important subjects like economics and build common sense courses which focus on what you, the student (of any age), will need to live happier, healthier, more fulfilling lives. Its courses, events and resources make learning come alive with videos, audio, and readings that deliver a comprehensive understanding of important subjects in a fun and interesting way. Semester-based offerings with three (3) graduate or undergraduate credit hours available from UCCS!

Colorado Council for Economic Education (CCEE) Credit Program

The Colorado Council for Economic Education envisions a world in which each school-age child will learn the fundamental decision-making skills necessary to realize his or her full potential. In a free society, the key to unlocking the opportunities available to every person is education; and a key component of a comprehensive education is the logic embodied in "the economic way of thinking."

Colorado Geographic Alliance (COGA) Credit Program

COGA coordinates and sponsors teacher education workshops throughout the year to advance understanding of geographic education.

Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE) Credit Program

Earn graduate credit in Economics for selected courses offered by the Foundation for Teaching Economics! Fully online courses available, as well as face-to-face instructional courses offered around the country. Great opportunities for teachers!

Globelink Foreign Language Center Partnership Program

Learn a foreign language and earn credit from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs!

Graduate Certificate Program in Diversity, Social Justice and Inclusion

Bridging theory and practice to advance skills and knowledge, this certificate program is coordinated by the Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences' Sociology Department.

Math 90 & 99

A review of basic algebra and arithmetic, including algebra of polynomials, factorization of simple polynomials, arithmetic operations on fractions and rational expressions, laws of exponents, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, quadratic equations using factoring.


The MathOnline program is open to anyone meeting the educational background requirements for each course. The program is particularly well suited for the thousands of high school students throughout the country who have completed their high school mathematics courses before their senior year.

National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers (NASPAA) Credit Program

The NASPAA's mission is to raise the level of professionalism of public address announcing by serving as a resource for training, education and professional development for those individuals who provide their services to sports events at all levels nationwide.

National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Credit Program

The NFHS is proud to offer coaches the opportunity to earn college credit through the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. University graduate credit is offered for selected NFHS online courses.

National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Credit Program

Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Kan., the NSCAA has grown into the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization that serves members at every level of the game. We work every day to inspire coaches and ignite their passion for the game so they pass it on to players and others in the soccer community. University graduate credit available for selected NSCAA diploma courses, including beginner-level, intermediate-level, advanced-level, goalkeeping, high-school-level, director of coaching, and special topics.

Online & Academic Outreach @ UCCS

The central Extended Studies/Outreach office at UCCS, providing administrative support for Extended Studies application, registration and billing. OAO also offers selected credit and non-credit programs.

Private Music Lessons

Available to UCCS music majors as well as the general public. Lessons are taught by UCCS regular and adjunct faculty.

WEST High School Programs

Get a head start on college with our courses for high school students! We offer a variety of creative course options, in person and on-line, and at an affordable price, for high school students seeking to earn college credit early. These opportunities are provided by our unique Women's and Ethnic Studies Program (WEST) at UCCS, which is both interdisciplinary and intersectional, exploring the connections among race, class, gender, and other social identities.
College of Letters, Arts & Sciences | Extended Studies Program
Phone: (719) 255-4071 | Fax: (719) 623-0309 | Location: Columbine Hall 1007
Program Director: Brian Glach |
Enrollment & Student Services: Heidi Wardell |