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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

    Undergraduate 

    BA in Human Services

    Graduate

    Master of Arts Degree in CHS

    • 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
    Leadership, Research and Foundations

    Undergraduate 

    Graduate

    • Principal License Preparation
    • Superintendent License Preparation
    • Special Education Director License Preparation
    Alternative Licensure Program
    • *One year intensive program that leads to recommendation for initial teaching license (CO) in secondary education (English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies and World Languages).
     
    • Initial Teacher Licensure (CO)
    Teaching and Learning

    Undergraduate

    Graduate

    • *Certificate in Instructional Technology
    • *TESL/TEFL 
    • Initial Teacher Licensure (CO)














     

    • *Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE)(Added Endorsement)
    • Reading Teacher (Added Endorsement)
    • Special Education Generalist (Initial Licensure)
    • Special Education Generalist (Added Endorsement)

    College of Education Admissions Criteria: 

    GPA Requirements: 2.50 Undergraduate and 2.75 Graduate Programs  **TELP Early Admission must have a GPA of 3.0

    Initial advising session with department faculty member

    Previous work and volunteer experience is preferred

     

    College of Education Admissions Checklist

    • Take the GRE for Master's degree programs in Counseling and Human Services for the 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: www.uccs.edu/admissionsenrollment/apply-uccs-today
    • *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. Joe Wehrman

    jwehrman@uccs.edu

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

    Teaching and Learning

    Dr. Mark Malone

    mmalone@uccs.edu

    CoChair:

    Dr. Linda Button

    lbutton@uccs.edu

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

    Leadership, Research, and Foundations
    Dr. Sylvia Mendez

    smendez@uccs.edu

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

    Teacher Education
    Dr. Karen Halverson

    khalvers@uccs.edu

    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