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.
*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.