The Master of Public Administration program provides graduate professional education and prepares students to take leadership roles in the public and nonprofit sectors.
The Master of Criminal Justice program is designed for students interested in comprehensive professional graduate education in the field of criminal justice.
Social work is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people. Social workers help individuals, families, groups and communities enhance and restore their capacity for social functioning and create societal conditions favorable to that goal. Together, the two new social work programs will further the UCCS mission and broaden positive community impact.
The Accelerated Master's Program (AMP) in Criminal Justice is designed to allow students to work concurrently toward the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (BACJ) and the Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ). Interested students should meet with their undergraduate academic advisor, as well as the MCJ program director, Dr. Jon Caudill, before submitting the Intent Form. Instructions and the Intent Form can be found here.
The Dual Master of Public Administration and Master of Criminal Justice program equips graduate students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a number of public service or criminal justice settings. The Dual MPA/MCJ can be completed in 54 credit hours, compared to the 72 hours if each degree was completed separately.
The Dual Master of Public Administration and Master of Arts in Sociology program provides graduates with a strong foundation to advance public service, work collaboratively to meet social challenges, and better understand key social phenomena using multiple lenses.
The Accelerated Bachelor of Arts in Political Science to Master of Public Administration program provides provide graduates with a strong foundation to advance public service, work collaboratively to meet social challenges, and better understand key social phenomena using multiple lenses.