Degree: MA License
Clasroom Type: On campus
Prepares individuals to teach students of varying abilities in diverse elementary, middle, and high school classrooms, using an assets-based approach. Graduates are equipped to identify and champion the strengths and assets of children with differing abilities, helping meet a critical need.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling Social & Behavioral Sciences
Campus: CU Denver
Accreditation: Colorado Department of Education (CDE), The Council for Exceptional Children
University of Colorado Denver’s MA in Teaching (MAT) with Special Education Generalist (5 - 21) teaching license prepares you to teach students of differing abilities in diverse elementary, middle and high school classrooms. This program may be completed in as little as two years. If you feel passionate about identifying and championing the strengths and assets of children with differing abilities, CU Denver has the program to help you meet this critical need. Learning from dedicated school-based teachers and award-winning faculty in a residency program perfected and proven across almost 30 years. This program’s focus on inclusive classrooms and an assets-based approach will prepare you to support your students’ success.
In this concentration, you will:
As one of the top education schools in the country, we are proud to help people like you become teachers. At CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development, you’ll be surrounded by other committed, talented students who are determined to make a positive impact in the classroom. They are drawn to our program because they want a deeper level of preparedness –one that will allow them to give their best to every student, every day. The School of Education & Human Development is regularly ranked as a top graduate school and “best online” experiences by U.S. News & World Report. We match your passion for teaching with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice. That is why our graduates are prepared to make immediate and life-long impacts on people, communities and the world.
Recommended Completion Time:2 years
Required Credits for Completion:51
Due to the rigorous nature of teacher preparation as guided by state and national accreditation standards, pre-planning steps are necessary before applying to the Teaching program. Please note that these steps must be taken and more time may be needed in order to meet specific deadlines. Phone or in person appointments with the department advisor are highly recommended in order to determine the best time for applicants to apply.
Contact us to learn more about the application process at 303-315-6300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Office of Recruitment and Outreach
Summer Semester: February 15
Fall Semester: April 1
We welcome applications from motivated individuals who have bachelor's degrees and a strong passion for education.