Graduate School Programs
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UCCS Graduate School

The UCCS Graduate School is dedicated to providing a welcoming and collaborative environment for our students. Our programs are professionally accredited and offer a range of research and internship opportunities. With small class sizes, our students receive personalized attention from our experienced faculty. We offer a variety of programs, including 22 master's degrees, five doctoral degrees, and 39 certificate programs.

Take the next step in your career with the UCCS Graduate School.

Graduate Student Success

At UCCS, we are proud to offer a high-quality education that prepares our graduates for success in the workforce.

Employment Rate of Graduates

85% of UCCS graduates are employed within one year. Colorado employers value our graduates' skills and knowledge. Invest in your future with a degree from UCCS.

Competitive Pay for Graduates

UCCS Master's degree recipients earn a median salary of $11,700 higher than those with only a bachelor's degree, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Local Career Opportunties

Colorado Springs is a thriving community with a growing population and vibrant economy. This presents fantastic opportunities for UCCS students, many of whom are employed in their field within a year of graduation.

Explore Graduate Programs offered at UCCS

Business Programs

Master's Programs:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)

Doctoral Program:

  • Executive Doctor of Business Administration

Education Programs

Master's Programs:

  • Master of Arts (M.A.):
    • Counseling and Human Services: School Counseling
    • Counseling and Human Services: Clinical Mental Health
    • Counseling and Leadership: Air Force Officer Command
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy
    • Leadership: P-12 Education
    • Leadership: Principal Education License
    • Leadership: Student Affairs in Higher Education
    • Science Education
    • Special Education
    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Master of Science (M.S.):
    • Science Teaching

Doctoral Program:

  • Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Research, and Policy
Columbine Hall on UCCS Campus

Engineering & Applied Science Programs

Master's Programs:

  • Master of Engineering (M.E.):
    • Cybersecurity
    • Engineering Management
    • Software Engineering 
    • Space Operations
    • Systems Engineering
  • Master of Science (M.S.):
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Science: Games & Media Integration
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering

Doctoral Programs:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Security
Engineering Building on UCCS Campus

Letters, Arts, & Sciences Programs

Master's Programs:

  • Master of Arts (M.A.):
    • Applied Geography
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Communication
    • History
    • Psychology: Clinical
    • Psychology: Psychological Science
    • Sociology
    • Sociology and Public Administration Dual Degree
  • Master of Science (M.S.):
    • Biochemistry
    • Biology: Ecology & Evolution, Molecular & Cellular
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

Doctoral Programs:

  • Ph.D. in Applied Science: Mathematics
  • Ph.D. in Applied Science: Physics
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • Ph.D. in Geropsychology
  • Ph.D. in Trauma
Columbine Hall on UCCS Campus

Nursing & Health Sciences Programs

Master's Programs:

  • Master of Science (M.S.):
    • Nursing
    • Athletic Training
    • Health Promotion
    • Applied Physiology
    • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Master of Sciences (MSc)
    • Applied Physiology
    • Applied Physiology - Elite Sports Performance
    • Nutrition and Dietetics

Doctoral Programs:

  • Post Master's Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Post-BSN to Doctorate of Nursing Practice
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
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Public Service Programs

Master's Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (MCJ)
  • Public Administration (MPA)
  • Social Work (MSW)
  • MPA/ MCJ Dual Degree
  • MPA/ Sociology (MA) Dual Degree
University Hall on UCCS Campus
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