The UCCS College of Education offers certification for students seeking to further their abilities and pursue success.
Academy Military Training (AMT) Leader and Leadership Development Certificate
This certificate is offered to selected Academy Military Training (AMT) Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO) at USAFA. The Leader and Leadership Development Program is an executive education program to support USAFA's AMTs as they prepare to educate, train, and inspire USAFA Cadets, as well as to prepare the AMTs to excel as NCOs and Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCO) at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels of the Air Force.
Adaptive Leadership Certificate
This four-course (12-credit) program is designed to be a flexible education pathway for military service-members and civilians in the Pikes Peak region while still being delivered in a convenient online format. It delves into critical thinking and leader fundamentals. Completing the certificate will provide professional knowledge necessary for advancement and will contribute to greater opportunities for promotion.
Elementary Education (K-6) Initial License Certificate
UCCS offers both a post-baccalaureate and an undergraduate program for Elementary Education licensure. Prospective students seeking a post-baccalaureate licensure should meet with a College of Education Faculty Mentor prior to application. Undergraduate students may complete a content major while fulfilling licensure requirements.
Secondary Education (7-12) Initial License Certificate
UCCS offers both a post-baccalaureate and an undergraduate program for Secondary Education licensure. Prospective students seeking a post-baccalaureate licensure should meet with a College of Education Faculty Mentor prior to application. Undergraduate students must complete a content major as well as fulfill licensure requirements.
Undergraduate Certificate in Substance Use and Recovery Counseling
The Substance Use and Recovery Counseling certificate program contributes to the mission of the Department of Counseling and Human Services by preparing students to provide culturally-responsive, trauma-informed substance use counseling services. Students completing the course sequence engage in the rigorous training and fieldwork experiences necessary to develop the knowledge, skills, awareness, and advocacy competencies necessary for high-quality client care.