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Fully Online Offerings at UCCS

Please note that the U.S. Department of Education requires all institutions offering distance education to be authorized in the states in which it operates.

If you reside outside of Colorado state please review our State Authorization page. Please refer to your specific program for additional requirements and information.


UCCS is accredited through the North Central Association of the Higher Learning Commission. Our last accreditation renewal occurred in 2016 and the next will occur in 2026. HLC's address is 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 in Chicago, IL 60604. Telephone 800-621-7440.

Additional Specialized Accreditation for Colleges and Programs:




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UCCS offers 7 online degree programs. You receive the curriculum and the flexibility you need to meet your educational and career goals.

*Some courses are not available online

Business Communication Criminal Justice Health Care Sciences* Nursing* Sociology


UCCS offers 13 online Master's Degrees. Develop new skills and leadership abilities that will advance your career or help you change career fields. We also offer an online Doctorate of Nursing Practice to help you advance your healthcare career.

Business Criminal Justice Education Engineering Nursing Public Administration

Graduate Certificates

UCCS offers you a fast and affordable way to expand your knowledge and skills. Graduate certificates are available to enhance your existing degree and improve your marketability to employers.

Business Criminal Justice Education Engineering Nursing Public Administration