Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Prepares educators to take all required licensure exams, opening the door to executive roles-such as president, superintendent, and others-at the district level. Educators receive the skills needed to lead districts to be inclusive, highly effective, and future-ready.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver Online
The Administrator License is part of CU Denver’s Leadership for Educational Organizations program. We invite and admit professionals across Colorado who have a master's degree and a minimum of five years of leadership experience in education. Our program prepares you to assume roles such as president, superintendent and other district-level leadership roles and responsibilities. The skills you will develop will prepare you to lead districts to be inclusive, highly effective and future-ready.
Completers of University of Colorado Denver's Administrator License are fully prepared to take all required licensure exams. This license opens the door to executive district roles.
CU Denver provides institutional recommendations for the Administrator license. You will need to complete a portfolio for the licenses. Please review the CDE website for detailed instructions.
You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career as an executive leader in a school district. We have a name that is recognized for preparing leaders of excellence who value equal opportunities in education. Additionally, CU Denver’s School of Education and Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top education schools in the country.
Recommended Completion Time:1 year
Required Credits for Completion:12
The following deadlines are firm, early submissions are encouraged.
Fall Semester: June 1
Spring Semester: November 1
We welcome applications from motivated individuals who have a strong passion for education.
Candidates must pass the PRAXIS exam and pass a practicum portfolio review before applying for licensure.