Become a reflective and forward-thinking professional with a world-class education from the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education & Human Development. We empower you to make a difference—both in your own life and the lives of others. Our school is committed to developing educators and counselors who have a deep sense of critical inquiry, a great desire to live their lives purposefully, a passion for giving back to the community, and the cultural competence needed to serve diverse populations in urban and rural settings. All of our programs include deep practical experiences that complement our courses in highly ranked programs.

Featured Programs

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Mile High Early Learning Partnership

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of families and young children in urban and diverse communities? This innovative MA, organized by CU Denver and Mile High Early Learning, is designed for individuals who wish to lead and excel in organizations that serve urban and diverse families, their preschool age children and communities.

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MAT + Teacher Licensure

If you feel a passion to teach and are driven to make a positive impact on students’ lives, this is the program that lets you launch your new career in as little as a year while delivering a level of preparation that puts you ahead.

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Personalized Professional Master's Degree

CU Denver’s Personalized Professional Master’s Degree provides an innovative approach tailored to the needs of modern educators and human development professionals.