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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

Master of Arts Degree in CHS

BA in Human Services

  • Advanced Certificate (24 credit hours, post master's degree)
  • Endorsement for the Nationally Certified Counseling credential
  • Academic preparation for Licensed Professional Counselor(LPC)
    credential in Colorado
  • Endorsement for School Counselor licensure in Colorado
Leadership, Research and Foundations  
  • 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).
  • Initial Teacher Licensure (CO)
Teaching and Learning
  • *Certificate in Instructional Technology
  • *Gifted and Talented (Added Endorsement only online)
  • *Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE)(Added Endorsement)
  • Special Education Generalist (Initial Licensure)
  • Special Education Generalist (Added Endorsement)
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: 

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:
  • *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

COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff

Teaching and Learning

Dr. Mark Malone


Dr. Linda Button

COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff

Leadership, Research, and Foundations
Dr. Sylvia Mendez

COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff

Teacher Education
Dr. Barbara Frye

COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff

For General College and/or Program Information  

COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff