Degree Earned:MALicenseIncludes a one-year paid teaching residency, a Colorado teaching license, large center director qualifications, and a trip to study in Reggio Emilia, Italy, all at a reduced tuition rate through a partnership between CU Denver and the Boulder Journey School.
There is also a pathway for those already in a Colorado ECE position.
Degree Earned:MALicensePrepares individuals who wish to support early childhood special education teachers or teach young children (infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary) with developmental disabilities, while partnering with their families and communities. This program is offered in on-campus, hybrid, or fully online formats.
Degree Earned:MAPrepares educators to work in inclusive and diverse early learning environments with young children (infancy through age eight). Graduates gain practices that embrace the whole child in culturally and linguistically diverse public school or community-based early childhood education settings, emphasizing family-centered practices. It is offered in on-campus, hybrid, or fully online formats. This MA does not lead to a license or endorsement.
Degree Earned:BAObtain a bachelor's degree while completing field experiences/internships in place of employment. Graduates become professionals who create inclusive, culturally, and linguistically diverse public school or community-based early childhood education settings, emphasizing family-centered practices.
Degree Earned:MAEndorsementPrepares early childhood educators to become specialists in special education to meet the unique educational needs of young children with and without developmental disabilities. This pathway leads to becoming a classroom teacher or a specialist supporting classroom teachers.