Welcome to the College of Education



Greetings students, alumni, community partners, parents, and friends. We would like to wish you a warm welcome to the UCCS, College of Education website! We hope you find these pages informative and engaging, highlighting not only the exciting programs we have to offer, but also the outstanding faculty, staff, and students that contribute to our success.


The College of Education Experience

  1. Changing the way students learn
  2. Fueling educators, leaders, counselors and human services professionals
  3. Infusing Equity, Inquiry and Innovation into each of our programs provides you with an outstanding educational experience
  4. Offering Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees in diverse fields, as well as professional certificates leading to licensure and added endorsements
  5. We are accredited by CAEP (one of only two Colorado institutions) - the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and by CACREP - the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs.
Core Values

Equity, Inquiry, and Innovation

College of Education
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  • Welcome to the Department of Counseling and Human Services!

    If you are looking for a dynamic, accredited counseling program with an award winning faculty that focuses on quality counselor training in Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling, our department is just what you're looking for. This program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

  • Welcome to Leadership, Research, and Foundations at UCCS!

    By enrolling in one of the excellent programs offered here, you have identified yourself as an educational leader. You are now embarking upon an adventure in learning. Through this program you will be in partnership with a faculty of outstanding professionals who are also leaders in the field of education. They have been selected because of their commitment to excellence, their outstanding record in teaching adults, and their ability to mentor and develop leaders.

  • Welcome to the Department of Teaching & Learning!

    Our Teacher Education & Licensure Program includes Undergraduate and Post-baccalaureate options in Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary and Special Education. Our secondary education content areas are English, World Languages, and Social Studies. Those interested in secondary Math and Science will complete the UCCSTeach program, an inquiry-based program modeled after the highly successful UTeach program. Our Alternative Licensure Program (ALP) is offered for secondary licensure (English, Foreign Language, Math, Science, and Social Studies) with online course availability and a Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction option. Teaching & Learning is also home to a variety of certificates, endorsements, Bachelors and Masters programs.