Degree Earned:PhDPrepares candidates to explore, understand, and think critically about the nature of science and science education from a largely research-oriented perspective. The program prepares graduates to become equity-focused, highly knowledgeable leaders in science research and education, fostering experiential learning and exploration in all learners.
Degree Earned:EdDEquips leaders for change to become highly knowledgeable about the field of science education, think critically about the nature of science, and advocate for science education through a largely research-oriented and equity-based lens.
Degree Earned:MALicensePrepares advocates for adolescents and children to become competent school counselors who value inclusion and diversity in their communities. Graduates help meet the high demand for qualified counseling professionals as the commitment to addressing mental health in schools intensifies and counselors take on expanded roles.
Degree Earned:Graduate CertificateEquips teacher librarians to lead the way in digital, media, and information literacy development in their schools and create an inclusive, future-ready learning culture for building essential student skills.
Degree Earned:MAProvides an opportunity for those interested in improving the quality of education in schools and community organizations, using high-quality research and evaluation, data-driven decisions, and the dissemination of evidence-based research.
Degree Earned:MAEndorsementPrepares educators to work with diverse K - 12 students to develop reading, writing, and oral language skills. This concentration and endorsement enhance literacy instruction skills and credentials and provide advanced knowledge and training to build on students' languages, abilities, cultures, and real-world experiences.
Degree Earned:EndorsementPrepares individuals to meet the requirements of the revised Colorado READ Act. The program enhances literacy instruction skills and credentials while providing advanced knowledge and evidence-based training to work with diverse student populations on developing their reading, writing, and oral language skills.
Degree Earned:PhDPrepares candidates to become exceptionally data savvy and directly apply their learnings starting with the first course. Graduates become educational researchers who understand problems firsthand and have the tools to tackle them.
Degree Earned:LicenseDesigned for elementary or secondary educators interested in obtaining a principal license. This path to leadership develops in-depth understanding about roles and responsibilities, contemporary educational issues, collaboration within and across communities, and a thorough awareness of the legal, financial, and political dimensions of schools and school districts.
Degree Earned:EdDDesigned for those who are passionate about supporting the learning and professional development needs of K - 12 district-level teacher trainers, post-secondary educators, and workplace trainers using online and technology-based pedagogies. Graduates assume top leadership positions in adult learning, instructional design, and change leadership.
Degree Earned:MAPositions teachers to work successfully in leadership roles in urban and diverse schools and understand the important role mathematics play in students' lives. Graduates help meet the high demand for qualified, effective mathematics teachers. Core Courses are fully online. You may choose elective courses in on-campus, hybrid and fully online formats.
Degree Earned:PhDEquips candidates to become leaders, faculty members, and researchers at the forefront of change as a critical shortage of mathematics teachers and lagging student achievement levels give way to new understandings about how children learn simple, complex mathematical concepts over the arc of their schooling experience.
Degree Earned:EdDEquips school leaders to design strategies and pedagogies for improvement in teaching and learning mathematics. The training focuses on research methods that are practice-oriented and conducted through the Doctoral Research Projects (DRP) to address issues of equity in math education and understand the relationship between teacher professional development and student learning.
Degree Earned:LicenseDesigned for graduates of the MA in counseling program in all three tracks- Clinical Mental Health, Couples and Family Counseling, and School Counseling-to prepare for several counseling licenses in Colorado and nationally. Advanced students are eligible to start taking licensure exams prior to graduation.
Degree Earned:Graduate CertificatePrepares educators to develop literacy and language development skills that are a crucial step in children's growth and development. The certificate includes methods that help all learners-including those who are linguistically or culturally diverse-gain important literacy skills.
Degree Earned:MALicensePrepares district leaders for future-ready schools. Equipped with a focus on diversity and social justice and the skills and knowledge to develop a vision for a successful school, graduates pursue careers as elementary, middle, or high school principals and administrators to realize change at school and community levels.
Degree Earned:EdDEquips exceptional leaders with high standards in education to problem-solve, innovate, and contribute in purposeful ways to improving learning outcomes for K -12 Latinx students. Graduates of this program serve as leaders in schools, school systems, colleges, community agencies, and organizations.
Degree Earned:MinorDesigned to enhance your academic and career options, CU Denver’s minor in Human Development and Family Relations prepares undergraduate students to serve culturally and linguistically diverse families and individuals in a variety of community and social service settings.
Degree Earned:MACreated for individuals who wish to delve into the latest research and practices on learners' cognition, motivation, engagement, growth, and development in various formal and informal learning contexts.