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COE Department Degree Programs Certificate Endorsement/Licensure
Counseling and Human Services


    BA in Human Services


    Master of Arts Degree in CHS

    • Endorsement for the Nationally Certified Counseling credential
    • Academic preparation for Licensed Professional Counselor(LPC)
      credential in Colorado
    • Endorsement for School Counselor licensure in Colorado
    Leadership, Research and Foundations



    • Principal License Preparation
    • Superintendent License Preparation
    • Special Education Director License Preparation
    Alternative Licensure Program
    • *One year intensive program that leads to recommendation for initial teaching license (CO) in secondary education (English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies and World Languages).
    • Initial Teacher Licensure (CO)
    Teaching and Learning



    • *Certificate in Instructional Technology
    • *TESL/TEFL 
    • Initial Teacher Licensure (CO)


    • *Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE)(Added Endorsement)
    • Reading Teacher (Added Endorsement)
    • Special Education Generalist (Initial Licensure)
    • Special Education Generalist (Added Endorsement)

    College of Education Admissions Criteria: 

    GPA Requirements: 2.50 Undergraduate and 2.75 Graduate Programs  **TELP Early Admission must have a GPA of 3.0

    Initial advising session with department faculty member

    Previous work and volunteer experience is preferred


    College of Education Admissions Checklist

    • Take the GRE for Master's degree programs in Counseling and Human Services for the Ph.D. program in Leadership, Research and Policy
    • Obtain three letters of reference
    • *Submit one transcript from all institutions of higher education previously attended
    • Prepare a career goal statement (see department specific requirements)
    • Current résumé
    • Complete a background check
    • Interview with department faculty member
    • Complete the electronic online application:
    • *Students who attended UCCS as undergraduates DO NOT need to request an official transcript.


    College of Education Departmental Contacts

    College of Education Contacts
    Department Chairperson
    Contact for
    Program Information
    Counseling and Human Services

    Dr. Joe Wehrman

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff

    Teaching and Learning

    Dr. Mark Malone


    Dr. Linda Button

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff

    Leadership, Research, and Foundations
    Dr. Sylvia Mendez

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff

    Teacher Education
    Dr. Karen Halverson

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff

    For General College and/or Program Information  

    COE Student Resource Office Student Support Staff