Master of Arts in Education: Teacher Licensure

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Join us in the Fall of 2018 for our Master of Arts in Education: Teacher Licensure program

Envision Yourself as a Secondary or K-12 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

*Secondary Education is for 7-12 grade licensure in English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. K-12 licensure consists of specials areas in Art, Music, Physical Education, Spanish, and Theater. Early Childhood and Elementary Education licensure are NOT offered at the graduate level at this time. If you are interested in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education and have a Bachelor's degree, please inquire about the Teacher Education Post Baccalaureate Program.

Program dates

  • January 8, 2018
    Spring semester begins
  • January 23, 2018
    Deadline for adding/dropping classes (Census Date)
  • March 2, 2018
    Withdrawal deadline
  • March 5-9, 2018
    Spring break
  • April 2, 2018
    Fall 2018 application priority deadline
  • April 20, 2018
    Last day of spring classes
  • May 2, 2018
    Final grades viewable by students
  • May 4, 2018
    Standard application deadline
  • July 15, 2018
    Final application deadline (if space is available in cohort)

Please contact us with your questions.