College of Education

About the College

At the UCCS College of Education, our mission is to prepare teachers, leaders, and counselors who embrace equity, inquiry, and innovation. This website highlights the exciting programs we offer and the outstanding faculty, staff, and students that contribute to the success of our institution.

Featured Program

Inclusive Early Childhood Education, BA

The Bachelor of Arts in Inclusive Early Childhood Education (IECE) program offered by UCCS is an excellent opportunity for aspiring educators who wish to specialize in inclusive early childhood education. 

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Why Choose the College of Education?

Expansive Program Options

The College of Education at UCCS offers Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees in diverse fields, as well as professional certificates leading to licensure and added endorsements.

Diverse Education Environment

Infusing Equity, Inquiry, and Innovation into each of our programs provides you with an outstanding educational experience.

Multiple Course Modalities

The College of Education at UCCS offers courses and programs in online, hybrid, and in-person modalities.


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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).

Leadership, Research, and Foundations

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.

Teaching and Learning

The UCCS College of Education's Department of Teaching and Learning offers programs designed to prepare educators to embrace principles of equity, model and promote inquiry, and implement innovative practices to engage students and help them realize their full potential.