Graduate School COVID-19 Updates & Information

All Graduate Degrees

All Degrees

All Graduate Degrees

Graduate programs, contact information and application deadlines are specified below. Visit the website of the department of your choice, or contact them directly to verify whether there are any additional requirements for admission.

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Programs marked with a W are eligible for the Western State Resident Tuition Classification Program, which offers residents from Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming the opportunity to pay in-state tuition. The benefit is automatically applied to qualified students' tuition bill based on their legal residency.  Effective Fall 2013.

Visit our Admissions page for information on how to apply.

Learn more about certificate programs, accelerated/dual degrees, and online programs.
 

*Note: UCCS Scholarships are available through the student portal for admitted students, this means you have to be accepted to a graduate program before you can apply. Please keep this in mind and apply as early as you can for the best financial opportunities. Visit the Scholarship department website for more information.

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For information regarding entrance exams and COVID-19 please refer to these links:
ETS (GRE & TOEFL)
GMAT 

All Degrees: A, B

  • Accounting

    Degree: MSA
    College/SchoolCollege of Business and Administration
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3408 
    Email: gsba@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE or GMAT
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1 (Priority), August 1 (Final)
    Spring: November 1 (Priority), December 1 (Final)
    Summer: April 1 (Priority), May 1 (Final)
    *Summer 2020 Deadline extended to May 18th
    *Fall 2020 Deadline extended to August 1st
  • Athletic Training

    Degree: MSAT
    College/SchoolCollege of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4315
    Email: aelder@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 20 (Priority), May 30 (Final)
    *Fall 2020 deadline extended to June 15
  • Biochemistry

    Degree: MSc
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3479 & (719) 255-3207
    Email: tfleener@uccs.edu & jowens2@uccs.edu 

    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: July 1st
    Spring: December 1st
    Summer: May 1st

  • Biology

    Degree: MSc 
    Concentration: Molecular & Cellular ; Ecology & Evolution
    College/SchoolCollege of Letters, Arts, & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3668
    Email: jbono@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall only: December 15
  • Business Administration

    Degree: MBA
    Concentration: Click here for list
    College/SchoolCollege of Business and Administration
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-3408 
    Email: gsba@uccs.edu

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    Required Test:
    GMAT or GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1 (Priority), August 1 (Final)
    Spring: November 1 (Priority), December 1 (Final)
    Summer: April 1 (Priority), May 1 (Final)
    *Summer 2020 Deadline extended to May 18th

All Degrees: C

  • Chemistry

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3479 & (719) 255-3207
    Email: tfleener@uccs.edu & jowens2@uccs.edu 
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: July 1st
    Spring: December 1st
    Summer: May 1st
  • Communication

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4985
    Email: kyoon@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall only: Priority Deadline, February 1st for assistantships and scholarship opportunities. Final deadline is August 1st. 
  • Computer Science

    Degree: MS 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    **GRE not required for Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 applications. Scores can be submitted and will be reviewed to help determine academic qualifications.
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1
    Spring: November 1
  • Computer Science: Games and Media Integration

    Degree: MS
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    **GRE not required for Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 applications. Scores can be submitted and will be reviewed to help determine academic qualifications.
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1
    Spring: November 1
  • Computer Science (Engineering)

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    *GRE not required for Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 applications. Scores can be submitted and will be reviewed to help determine academic qualifications.
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1
    Spring: November 1
  • Counseling and Human Services: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

    Degree: MA
    College/School: College of Education
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE or MAT optional
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring: November 1 (Early application deadline for spring semester available every fall)
    Summer: January 28 (Regular Admission for annual cohort)
  • Counseling and Human Services: School Counseling

    Degree: MA
    College/School: College of Education
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE or MAT optional
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring: November 1 (Early application deadline for spring semester available every fall)
    Summer: January 28 (Regular Admission for annual cohort)
  • Counseling and Human Services: Counseling & Leadership (Air Force Officer Command)

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4096 
    Email: jsaunde3@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Summer, please contact education@uccs.edu for more information
  • Criminal Justice

    Degree: MCJ 
    College/School: School of Public Affairs 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4993
    Email: spa@uccs.edu
    **Letters of Recommendation not required with application for Summer 2020 & Fall 2020

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring: December 1
    Summer: May 1
    Fall: August 1
    *Fall 2020 deadline extended to August 10

  • Criminal Justice and Public Administration Dual Degree

    Degree: MCJ/MPA 
    College/School: School of Public Affairs 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4993
    Email: spa@uccs.edu
    **Letters of Recommendation not required with application for Summer 2020 & Fall 2020
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring: December 1
    Summer: May 1
    Fall: August 1
    *Fall 2020 deadline extended to August 10
  • Curriculum and Instruction

    Degree: MA 
    Concentration: Culturally Linguistically Diverse Education ; Science Education ; Leadership, Research & Foundations ; Special Education ; Instructional Technology
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date

All Degrees: E, G, H

  • Electrical Engineering

    Degree: MS 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3351 or 255-3548
    Email: ewynhors@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (in some cases)
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
    *Students applying for assistantships, application needs to be received by Fall/April 1 or Spring/October 1
  • Electrical Engineering

    Degree: PhD
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3351 or 255-3548
    Email: ewynhors@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (in some cases)
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
     
  • Engineering Management

    Degree: ME 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3246
    Email: dhouse@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: July 1
    Spring: November 1
    *Fall 2020 Deadline extended to July 15
  • Engineering Systems

    Degree: ME 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3246
    Email: dhouse@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: July 1
    Spring: November 1
    *Fall 2020 Deadline extended to July 15
  • Engineering: Cybersecurity

    Degree: ME 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    *GRE not required for Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 applications. Scores can be submitted and will be reviewed to help determine academic qualifications.
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1
    Spring: November 1
  • Engineering: Security

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    *GRE not required for Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 applications. Scores can be submitted and will be reviewed to help determine academic qualifications.
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1
    Spring: November 1
  • Engineering: Software Engineering

    Degree: ME
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    *GRE not required for Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 applications. Scores can be submitted and will be reviewed to help determine academic qualifications.
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1
    Spring: November 1
  • Engineering: Space Operations

    Degree: ME 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-3246
    Email: dhouse@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: July 1
    Spring: November 1
    *Fall 2020 Deadline extended to July 15
  • Geography (Applied)

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-5146
    Email: bvogt@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall only: February 1
  • Health Promotion

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4421
    Email: hhoch@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall only: January 20 (Priority), June 1 (New final date)
    *Fall 2020 deadline extended to June 30
  • History

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4069
    Email: ismith2@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall and spring only: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date

All Degrees: L, M, N

  • Leadership: P-12 Education

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Leadership: Principal Education License

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Leadership: Educational Leadership, Research & Policy

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 15 (Priority), March 15 (Final)
    **Fall 2020 Application Deadline has been extended to July 15th 2020

  • Leadership: Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE)

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Summer only: February 1
    *Summer 2020 deadline extended to May 1
  • Mathematics

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3311
    Email: schakrav@uccs.edu 
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall & Spring: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Mathematics (Applied)

    Degree: MS 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3311
    Email: schakrav@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall & Spring: Rolling Admission
    * Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Mathematics (Applied Science)

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3311
    Email: schakrav@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall & Spring: Rolling Admission
    * Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Mechanical Engineering

    Degree: MS 
    Concentration: General ; Solid Mechanics ; Thermal/Fluid Systems ; Dynamic & Controls
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science  
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3243
    Email: mae@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 15 for full consideration of TA and RA positions (Applications accepted until March 15)
    Spring: August 15 for full consideration of TA and RA positions (Applications accepted until October 15)
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science  
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3243
    Email: mae@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (in some cases)
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 15 for full consideration of TA and RA positions (Applications accepted until March 15)
    Spring: August 15 for full consideration of TA and RA positions (Applications accepted until October 15)
  • Nursing: Nurse Practitioner

    Degree: MSN
    Concentration: Primary Care Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner ; Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner ; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4458
    Email: dschult3@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: March 15
    Spring: August 15
    *Psychiatric Mental Health Concentration has Fall start only.

  • Nursing: Doctorate of Nursing Practice

    Degree: DNP 
    Concentration: Primary Care Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner ; Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner ; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4458
    Email: dschult3@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Summer: February 3
  • Nursing: Doctorate of Nursing Practice BSN to DNP

    Degree: DNP 
    Concentration: Primary Care Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner ; Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner ; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4458
    Email: dschult3@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None (100% online)
    Start / Deadlines:
    Summer: February 3

All Degrees: P

  • Physics

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3556
    Email: apinchuk@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (in some cases)
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: July 1
    Spring: December 1
    Summer: May 1
  • Physics (Applied Science)

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3556 
    Email: apinchuk@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (in some cases)
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Physiology (Applied Science)

    Degree: Msc 
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3938
    Email: asubudhi@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 20 (Priority), June 1 (Final)
    *Fall 2020 deadline extended to July 1
  • Psychology: Clinical

    Degree: MA
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4500
    Email: ddubois@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 1
  • Psychology: Psychological Science

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4500
    Email: ddubois@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 1
  • Psychology: Clinical: Geropsychology

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4500
    Email: ddubois@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: December 1st
  • Psychology: Clinical: Trauma

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4500
    Email: ddubois@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: December 1st
  • Public Administration

    Degree: MPA 
    College/School: School of Public Affairs 
    Availability:   W
    Phone: (719) 255-3566
    Email: cmoon@uccs.edu
    **Letters of Recommendation not required with application for Summer 2020 & Fall 2020
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring: December 1
    Summer: May 1
    Fall: August 1
    *Fall 2020 deadline extended to August 10
  • Public Administration and Criminal Justice Dual Degree

    Degree: MPA/MCJ 
    College/School: School of Public Affairs 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4993
    Email: spa@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring: December 1
    Summer: May 1
    Fall: August 1
    *Fall 2020 deadline extended to August 10
       
  • Public Administration and Sociology Dual Degree

    Degree: MPA/MA Sociology 
    College/School: School of Public Affairs and College of Letters, Arts and Sciences 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-3566 (MPA) or (719) 255-4138
    Email: cmoon@uccs.edu  or jmontezd@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: April 15 *Fall 2020 deadline extended to May 1

    Spring: November 15
     

All Degrees: S, T

  • Science Education

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Science Teaching

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Social Work

    Degree: MSW
    College/School: School of Public Affairs
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255- 4011
    Email: csimmon4@uccs.edu 

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Traditional MSW (e.g., Full Time and Extended MSW program)
    Fall: December 2 (early applications), February 1st (scholarship priority), April 15 (priority)
    *Fall 2020 priority deadline extended to July 15

    Advanced standing program (2021 start)
    Summer: March 1

  • Sociology

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts and Sciences 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4138 
    Email: jmontezd@uccs.edu

    Required Test: None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: February 1 for fellowship consideration or April 15th

    *Fall 2020 deadline extended to May 1
    Spring: November 15

  • Sociology and Public Administration Dual Degree

    Degree: MPA/MA Sociology 
    College/School: School of Public Affairs and College of Letters, Arts and Sciences 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4011 (MPA) or (719) 255-4138
    Email: cmoon@uccs.edu or jmontezd@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: April 15

    *Fall 2020 deadline extended to May 1
    Spring: November 15

  • Special Education

    Degree: MA 
    Concentration: Initial License in Special Education with or without a Master of Arts Degree ; Added Endorsement in Special Education with or without a Master of Arts Degree ; Master of Arts Special Education Only
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4996
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, summer: Rolling Application
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Sport Nutrition

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-8125
    Email: sclark6@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 20 (Priority), June 1 (Final)
  • Strength & Conditioning

    Degree: MS
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-3938
    Email:  asubudhi@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    This program is not accepting applications at this time

     

  • Teaching English to Speakers Of Other Languages (TESOL)

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:   W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, summer: Rolling Application
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date