Notice: The UCCS campus will be completely closed for winter break Tuesday, Dec. 24 through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Students submitting an application and/or associated application documents during this time should note that admission processing will resume beginning Thursday, Jan. 2.

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.

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

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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A
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)
*Spring 2020 application deadline has been extended to December 16th 2019
Summer: April 1 (Priority), May 1 (Final)

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)


B
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
Concentrations:
Molecular and Cellular or Ecology and Evolution

Degree: MSc 
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
College/SchoolCollege of Business and Administration
Availability:   
Phone: (719) 255-3408 
Email: gsba@uccs.edu

Required Test:
GMAT or GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: June 1 (Priority), August 1 (Final)
Spring: November 1 (Priority), December 1 (Final)
*Spring 2020 application deadline has been extended to December 16th 2019
Summer: April 1 (Priority), May 1 (Final)


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
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
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
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
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
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) 255-3238
Email: jcaudill@uccs.edu

Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Spring: December 1
Summer: May 1
Fall: August 1

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
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Spring: December 1
Summer: May 1
Fall: August 1
Curriculum and Instruction
Concentrations: 
Culturally Linguistically Diverse Education, Science Education, Leadership, Research, & Foundations, Special Education, and Instructional Technology
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
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


E
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
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
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
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
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
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: June 1
Spring: November 1
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


G
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


H
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: January 20 (Priority), June 1 (New final date)
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


L
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 Licensure

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)
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: February 15


M
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
Concentrations: 
General, Solid Mechanics, Thermal/Fluid Systems, and Dynamic and Controls
Degree: MS 
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)


N
Nursing: Nurse Practitioner
Concentrations: 
Primary Care Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 
Degree: MSN 
College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4424 / (719) 255-4458
Email: dbusch@uccs.edu / 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 
College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4424 / (719) 255-4458
Email: dbusch@uccs.edu / dschult3@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Summer: February 3
Nursing: Doctorate of Nursing Practice BSN to DNP
Degree: DNP 
College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4424 / (719) 255-4458
Email: dbusch@uccs.edu / dschult3@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None (100% online)
Start / Deadlines:
Summer: February 3


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:
Pending
Start / Deadlines:
Priority: January 20
Final: June 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
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Spring: December 1
Summer: May 1
Fall: August 1
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
   
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)  (719) 255-4138
Email: cmoon@uccs.edu and jmontezd@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: April 15
Spring: November 15


S
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)                                                                                                     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:
GRE (if GPA is <3.0)
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: February 1 for fellowship consideration or April 15th
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) and (719) 255-4138
Email: cmoon@uccs.edu and jmontezd@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: April 15
Spring: November 15
Special Education
Concentrations:
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, or Master of Arts Special Education Only
Degree: MA 
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:
Fall: January 20 (Priority), June 1 (Final)

 

 


T
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