Between the six UCCS colleges and schools, UCCS offers students an institutional experience rooted in a history of success. Led by deans with experience in their respective industries, these colleges and schools offer UCCS students a home in which to study the sciences, history, art, literature, engineering, education, math, healthcare, business, marketing, accounting and so much more.
Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
At the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, it’s our goal to provide interdisciplinary leadership for new directions in health promotion and wellness, as well as illness care and disease prevention, in the community and beyond through innovation in education, practice, research, and scholarship for health science professionals.
Our college is a distinguished and innovative college that provides excellence in education, scholarship, and practice in the health professions.
College of Business
As a College of Business serving Southern Colorado and beyond we provide a vibrant, challenging, collaborative, and responsive learning environment. We offer comprehensive undergraduate degrees, select master’s degrees, and professional programs that emphasize principle-based ethical decision-making. We support innovation and impact in our teaching, research, and service.
The College works closely with the local business community in the professional development of its students.
College of Education
In the College of Education, we prepare teachers, leaders and counselors to work in local, regional, national and international settings. We are comprised of hallmark programs that are grounded in research, evidence-based practice, and equity and social justice. Through these programs, our students are well prepared to serve as effective practitioners in classroom, administrative and human service environments.
We take pride in developing and maintaining positive, productive relationships with local school districts, higher education institutions, and community agencies through various partnerships and collaborative endeavors.
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Engineering is the application of scientific theories and resources of nature for the benefit of humanity, and we live by that definition. Our goal is to illuminate and inspire a passion in our students for lifelong learning, graduating engineers and scientists who are knowledgeable and competitive in the global marketplace throughout their careers. We also seek to investigate by conducting recognized and relevant research with local and global impact.
In the College of Engineering, we’re also innovators, engaging in leadership, service, economic and technological development that improves health, welfare, and prosperity.
College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
In the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, we provide breadth of instruction for all students of the UCCS campus, including those in professional schools and colleges. This breadth exposes all students to the challenge, excitement and demands of clear self-expression, analysis, reasoning, comparison, experimentation, and awareness of alternative perspectives. Students majoring in our disciplines gain skills, perspectives, knowledge, and the keys to success in subsequent education and careers.
We offer bachelor’s degrees in a full range of traditional liberal arts majors and minors, selected masters graduate programs, and several Ph.D. programs. We also offer pre-professional programs, certificate programs, and cooperative degree options (with the College of Education) for students seeking licensure in elementary teaching, secondary teaching or special education.
College of Public Service
At the UCCS College of Public Service, it’s our mission to improve the quality of life for people and their communities, here and abroad, through collaborative governance, public service innovation, community engagement, and research.
We provide undergraduate and graduate professional education to current and aspiring leaders in public administration and public service, public finance, public and non-profit management, social and public policy, criminology and criminal justice, and homeland security. Our unique combination of rigorous academics, relevant research, practical application, and partnership networks empowers students with the tools needed to create significant impacts for a resilient community and world.