Graduate School

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.
 

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.
 

 = On Campus Programs
 = 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.

Masters Programs
Accounting
Degree: MSA
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3408 
Email: cobgrad@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)
Business Administration
Degree: MBA
Availability:   
Phone: (719) 255-3408 
Email: cobgrad@uccs.edu
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) 
* Priority Deadlines

Masters Programs
Counseling and Human Services: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Degree: MA
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
Availability:  W
Phone: (719) 255-4096 
Email: jsaunde3@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
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
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)
Curriculum and Instruction
Degree: MA
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
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: Education & Principal Licensure
Degree: MA
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: Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE)
Degree: MA
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4996 
Email: education@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Summer: February 15th
Science Education
Degree: MA
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
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
Special Education
Degree: MA
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
Teaching English to Speakers Of Other Languages (TESOL)
Degree: MA
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

Doctoral Programs
Leadership: Educational Leadership, Research & Policy
Degree: PhD
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4996 
Email: education@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: January 15 (Priority), March 15 (Final)

Masters Programs
Computer Science
Degree: MS
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3544
Email: alangfel@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
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3544
Email: alangfel@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
* Required for International Applicants
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: June 1
Spring: November 1
Electrical Engineering
Degree: MSEE
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
Mechanical Engineering
Degree: MS
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)
Engineering: Energy Engineering
Degree: ME
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3246
Email: dhouse@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Engineering: Engineering Management
Degree: ME
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3246
Email: dhouse@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Engineering: Information Assurance
Degree: ME
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3544
Email: alangfel@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
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3544
Email: alangfel@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
* Required for International Applicants
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: June 1
Spring: November 1
Engineering: Space Operations
Degree: ME
Availability:  W
Phone: (719) 255-3246
Email: dhouse@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Engineering: Systems Engineering
Degree: ME
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3246
Email: dhouse@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1

Doctoral Programs
Electrical Engineering
Degree: PhD
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: Computer Science
Degree: PhD
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3544
Email: alangfel@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
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3544
Email: alangfel@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
* Required for International Applicants
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: June 1
Spring: November 1
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Degree: PhD
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)

Masters Programs
Applied Geography
Degree: MA
Availability:  W
Phone: (719) 255-4906 
Email: dhavlick@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall only: February 1
Applied Mathematics
Degree: MS
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3311
Email: emartine@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall, Spring and Summer: Rolling Admission
* Applications due one week prior to term start date
Biochemistry
Degree: MSc
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3479 
Email: tfleener@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: *Rolling admission, Priority date June 15th
Spring: *Rolling admission, Priority date November 15th
Summer: *Rolling admission, Priority date April 15th

*Applications due one week prior to term start date
Biology: Ecology & Evolution, Exercise Science or Molecular & Cellular
Degree: MSc
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-7552 
Email: sberrylo@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall only: December 15
Chemistry
Degree: MSc
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3479 
Email: tfleener@uccs.edu

Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:

Fall: *Rolling Admission, Priority date: June 15th
Spring: *Rolling Admission, Priority date: November 15th 
Summer: *Rolling Admission, Priority date: April 15th

*Applications due one week prior to term start date

Communication
Degree: MA
Availability:  W
Phone: (719) 255-8193
Email: cbell3@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE and 3.0 required
Start / Deadlines:
Fall and spring: Rolling Admission
*Applications due one week prior to term start date
History
Degree: MA
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
Mathematics
Degree: MSc
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3311
Email: emartine@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall and spring only: Rolling Admission
*Applications due one week prior to term start date
Physics
Degree: MSc
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3512
Email: rcamley@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE (in some cases)
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: July 1
Spring: December 1
Summer: May 1
Psychology: Clinical
Degree: MA
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4500
Email: ddubois@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: January 1
Psychology: Psychological Science
Degree: MA
Availability:  W
Phone: (719) 255-4500
Email: ddubois@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: January 1
Sociology
Degree: MA
Availability:  W
Phone: (719) 255-4143 
Email: eportill@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE (if GPA is <3.0)
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: February 1 for fellowship consideration or April 15th
Spring: November 15

Doctoral Programs
Applied Science: Mathematics
Degree: PhD
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3311
Email: emartine@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall and spring only: Rolling Admission
* Applications due one week prior to term start date
Applied Science: Physics
Degree: PhD
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-3512 
Email: rcamley@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
Psychology: Clinical: Geropsychology
Degree: PhD
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4500
Email: ddubois@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: December 1st
Psychology: Clinical: Trauma
Degree: PhD
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4500
Email: ddubois@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: December 1st

Masters Programs
Health Promotion
Degree: MSc
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4421
Email: hhoch@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: January 20 (Priority), June 1 (Final)
Nursing: Nurse Practitioner
Degree: MSN
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4424
Email: dbusch@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: March 15
Spring: August 15
Sport Nutrition
Degree: MSc
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4421
Email: hhoch@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: January 20 (Priority), June 1 (Final)
Athletic Training
Degree: MSAT
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4315
Email: aelder@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall 2018
Sports Medicine: Strength & Conditioning
Degree: MSc
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4421
Email: hhoch@uccs.edu
Required Test:
GRE
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: January 20 (Priority), June 1 (Final)

Doctoral Programs
Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Degree: DNP
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4424
Email: dbusch@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Summer: February 3
Nursing: Doctorate of Nursing Practice BSN to DNP
Degree: DNP
Availability:  
Phone: (719) 255-4424
Email: dbusch@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None (100% online)
Start / Deadlines:
Fall: February 3

Masters Programs
Criminal Justice
Degree: MCJ
Availability:   
Phone: (719) 255-4993
Email: chill12@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admissions
* Applications are due one week prior to term start date
Criminal Justice and Public Administration Dual Degree
Degree: MCJ/MPA
Availability:   
Phone: (719) 255-4993
Email: chill12@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admissions
* Applications are due one week prior to term start date
Public Administration
Degree: MPA
Availability:   W
Phone: (719) 255-4993
Email: chill12@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall, spring, summer: Rolling Admission
* Applications are due one week prior to term start date
Public Administration and Criminal Justice Dual Degree
Degree: MPA/MCJ
Availability:   
Phone: (719) 255-4993
Email: chill12@uccs.edu
Required Test:
None
Start / Deadlines:
Fall, spring, summer: Rolling Admission
* Applications are due one week prior to term start date
 
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