Master of Arts in Education: Teacher Licensure

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Join us in the Fall of 2017 for our new Master of Arts in Education: Teacher Licensure program

Envision Yourself as a K-12 or Secondary Teacher

  • Use your undergraduate degree, work experience, and expertise in a new and exciting career
  • Make a difference in the lives of children and adolescents by becoming a role model and helping youth succeed in school
  • Enter the teaching profession and join many other compassionate, energetic, and dedicated individuals who work collaboratively in school settings

Program highlights

Our new teacher preparation program incorporates 800 hours of school-based experiences required for Colorado teaching licensure in an innovative, immersive, and structured approach. This four-semester hybrid program will allow you to earn teacher licensure and a Master of Arts in Education.

As a student, you will be eligible for a Colorado teaching certificate at the conclusion of the second semester and be able to complete your Master of Arts in Education after two more semesters, likely during your first year of teaching. And, the course schedule allows for field placement in the schools between 8am - 3pm. Features of the program include:

  • Earn your teaching license in K-12 or Secondary areas in the first year.
  • Study and work in schools with highly qualified teachers, guided by experienced college faculty.
  • Join a cohort of like-minded career changers in the culturally diverse Four Corners region in hybrid courses an innovative program model.

Next steps

Program dates

Application Timeline:

  • March 15, 2017
    Priority application and scholarship deadline
  • April 7, 2017
    Priority admission and scholarship notification
  • April 25, 2017
    Standard application deadline
  • May 17, 2017
    Standard admission notification
  • July 25, 2017
    Space available deadline
  • August 7, 2017
    Late admission notification
  • August 14-16, 2017
    Program orientation
  • August 17-25, 2017
    First days of local school districts
  • August 28, 2017
    First day of class

Please contact us with your questions.