All Graduate Degrees

All Degrees

All Graduate Degrees

Graduate programs, contact information and application deadlines are specified below. Visit the website of the department of your choice, or contact them directly to verify whether there are any additional requirements for admission.

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Programs marked with a W are eligible for the Western State Resident Tuition Classification Program, which offers residents from Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming the opportunity to pay in-state tuition. The benefit is automatically applied to qualified students' tuition bill based on their legal residency.  Effective Fall 2013.

Visit our Admissions page for information on how to apply.

Learn more about certificate programs, accelerated/dual degrees, and online programs.

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*Note: UCCS Scholarships are available through the student portal for admitted students, this means you have to be accepted to a graduate program before you can apply. Please keep this in mind and apply as early as you can for the best financial opportunities. Visit the Scholarship department website for more information.

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For information regarding entrance exams and COVID-19 please refer to these links:
ETS (GRE & TOEFL)
GMAT 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many programs have made modifications to their required application deadlines and materials. Please review our COVID-19 update page here for more information.

All Degrees: A, B

  • Accounting

    Degree: MSA
    College/SchoolCollege of Business and Administration
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3408 
    Email: gsba@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE or GMAT
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1 (Priority), August 1 (Final)
    Spring: November 1 (Priority), January 1 (Final)
    Summer: April 1 (Priority), June 1 (Final)
  • Athletic Training

    Degree: MSAT
    College/SchoolCollege of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability: W
    Phone: (719) 255-5157
    Email: kliu@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE if Cumulative GPA is below 3.2
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 5 (Priority), May 30 (Final)
  • Biochemistry

    Degree: MSc
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3207
    Email: jowens2@uccs.edu 

    Required Test:
    GRE
    *The GRE is not required for UCCS alumni or for applicants whose GPA is greater than 3.3
    *The GRE is required for all international applicants

    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: April 15 (research or thesis track) ; July 1 (course or non-thesis track)
    Spring: September 15 (research or thesis track) ; December 1 (course or non-thesis track)

  • Biology

    Degree: MSc 
    Concentration: Molecular & Cellular ; Ecology & Evolution
    College/SchoolCollege of Letters, Arts, & Sciences
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-3668
    Email: jbono@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE optional
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall only: December 15
  • Business Administration

    Degree: MBA
    Concentration: Click here for list
    College/SchoolCollege of Business and Administration
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-3408 
    Email: gsba@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    GMAT or GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: June 1 (Priority), August 1 (Final)
    Spring: November 1 (Priority), January 1 (Final)
    Summer: April 1 (Priority), June 1 (Final)

  • Business Administration: Executive Doctorate

    Degree: DBA
    Concentration: Cybersecurity Management
    College/SchoolCollege of Business and Administration
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-3408 
    Email: gsba@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    GMAT or GRE*
    *Optional
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: Application process takes place over three rounds.
    Round 1: November 1
    Round 2: March 1
    Round 3: June 1 *(Fall 2022: July 1)

All Degrees: C

  • Chemistry

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3207
    Email: jowens2@uccs.edu 
    Required Test:
    GRE
    *The GRE is not required for UCCS alumni or for applicants whose GPA is greater than 3.3
    *The GRE is required for all international applicants

    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: April 15 (research or thesis track) ; July 1 (course or non-thesis track)
    Spring: September 15 (research or thesis track) ; December 1 (course or non-thesis track)
  • Communication

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4982
    Email: ksulliv8@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: Priority Deadline, February 1st for assistantships and scholarship opportunities. Final deadline is August 1st.

    Spring: Priority Deadline Oct. 1, Final deadline: Dec. 15

    Summer: Priority Deadline Mar. 1, Final deadline: Apr. 15 

  • Computer Science

    Degree: MS 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: May 1
    Spring: December 1 
  • Computer Science: Games and Media Integration

    Degree: MS
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: May 1
    Spring: December 1 
  • Computer Science (Engineering)

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: May 1
    Spring: December 1 
  • Counseling and Human Services: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

    Degree: MA
    College/School: College of Education
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    GRE/MAT Test is OPTIONAL
    Start / Deadlines:
    Summer: January 6
    *Group interviews are held on the first Friday of February.

  • Counseling and Human Services: School Counseling

    Degree: MA
    College/School: College of Education
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    GRE/MAT Test is OPTIONAL
    Start / Deadlines:
    Summer: January 6
    *Group interviews are held on the first Friday of February.

  • Counseling and Human Services: Counseling & Leadership (Air Force Officer Command)

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4096 
    Email: jsaunde3@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Summer, please contact education@uccs.edu for more information
  • Criminal Justice

    Degree: MCJ 
    College/School: School of Public Affairs 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4993
    Email: spa@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring: December 1
    Summer: May 1
    Fall: August 1

  • Criminal Justice and Public Administration Dual Degree

    Degree: MCJ/MPA 
    College/School: School of Public Affairs 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4993
    Email: spa@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring: December 1
    Summer: May 1
    Fall: August 1
  • Curriculum and Instruction

    Degree: MA 
    Concentration: Culturally Linguistically Diverse Education ; Science Education ; Leadership, Research & Foundations ; Special Education ; Instructional Technology ; Teaching Mathematics
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:   W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date

All Degrees: E, G, H

  • Electrical Engineering

    Degree: MS 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3351 or (719) 255-3548
    Email: ewynhors@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (in some cases)
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
    *Students applying for assistantships, an application needs to be received by April 1 for Fall admission or October 1 for Spring Admission
  • Electrical Engineering

    Degree: PhD
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3351 or 255-3548
    Email: ewynhors@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (in some cases)
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
     
  • Engineering Management

    Degree: ME 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-3246
    Email: dhouse@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: July 1

    Spring: November 1
     

  • Engineering Systems

    Degree: ME 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-3246
    Email: dhouse@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: July 1

    Spring: November 1
     

  • Engineering: Cybersecurity

    Degree: ME 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: May 1
    Spring: December 1
  • Engineering: Security

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: May 1
    Spring: December 1
  • Engineering: Software Engineering

    Degree: ME
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3544
    Email: csinfo@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (if GPA is <2.75)
    * Required for International Applicants
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: May 1
    Spring: December 1
  • Engineering: Space Operations

    Degree: ME 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-3246
    Email: dhouse@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: July 1

    Spring: November 1
     

  • Geography (Applied)

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-5146
    Email: bvogt@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall only: February 1
  • Health Promotion

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4404
    Email: jkirby@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 20 (Priority), June 1 (New final date)
  • History

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4069
    Email: ismith2@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall and spring only: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date

All Degrees: L, M, N

  • Leadership: P-12 Education

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Leadership: Principal Education License

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:   
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Leadership: Educational Leadership, Research & Policy

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    GRE optional
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 15 (Priority), July 15 (Final)

  • Leadership: Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE)

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Summer: December 15 for those interested in Graduate Assistantships (Applications accepted until May 15) 
  • Mathematics

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3311
    Email: schakrav@uccs.edu 
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall & Spring: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Mathematics (Applied)

    Degree: MS 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3311
    Email: schakrav@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall & Spring: Rolling Admission
    * Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Mathematics (Applied Science)

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3311
    Email: schakrav@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall & Spring: Rolling Admission
    * Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Mechanical Engineering

    Degree: MS 
    Concentration: General ; Solid Mechanics ; Thermal/Fluid Systems ; Dynamic & Controls
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science  
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3243
    Email: mae@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 15 for full consideration of TA and RA positions (Applications accepted until March 15)
    Spring: August 15 for full consideration of TA and RA positions (Applications accepted until October 15)
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

    Degree: PhD 
    College/School: College of Engineering and Applied Science  
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-3243
    Email: mae@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    GRE (in some cases)
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: January 15 for full consideration of TA and RA positions (Applications accepted until March 15)
    Spring: August 15 for full consideration of TA and RA positions (Applications accepted until October 15)
  • Nursing: Nurse Practitioner

    Degree: MSN
    Concentration: Primary Care Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner ; Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner ; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4458
    Email: dschult3@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring 2023: January 5

    Summer 2023: May 5

    Fall 2023: August 5

     

  • Nursing: Doctorate of Nursing Practice

    Degree: DNP 
    Concentration: Primary Care Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner ; Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4458
    Email: dschult3@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring 2023: January 5

    Summer 2023: May 5

    Fall 2023: August 5

  • Nursing: Doctorate of Nursing Practice BSN to DNP

    Degree: DNP 
    Concentration: Primary Care Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner ; Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner 
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4458
    Email: dschult3@uccs.edu

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Spring 2023: January 5

    Summer 2023: May 5

    Fall 2023: August 5

  • Nutrition and Dietetics

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4478
    Email: ssvette@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: April 15 (Priority), August 1 (Final)

All Degrees: P

All Degrees: S, T

  • Science Teaching

    Degree: MSc 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  
    Phone: (719) 255-4996 
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, and summer: Rolling Admission
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Social Work

    Degree: MSW
    College/School: School of Public Affairs
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4048
    Email: socialwork@uccs.edu 

    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Traditional MSW 
    Fall: December 1 (Early Admission), February 1 (Scholarship Priority Deadline), April 15th (Priority Deadline)
    Advanced standing program 
    Summer: April 1

  • Sociology

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Letters, Arts and Sciences 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4138 
    Email: jmontezd@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: February 1 for fellowship consideration or April 15th
    Spring: November 15
  • Sociology and Public Administration Dual Degree

    Degree: MPA/MA Sociology 
    College/School: School of Public Affairs and College of Letters, Arts and Sciences 
    Availability:   W
    Phone: (719) 255-4011 (MPA) or (719) 255-4138
    Email: cmoon@uccs.edu or jmontezd@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall: April 15
    Spring: November 15
  • Special Education

    Degree: MA 
    Concentration: Initial License in Special Education with or without a Master of Arts Degree ; Added Endorsement in Special Education with or without a Master of Arts Degree ; Master of Arts Special Education Only
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:  W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Fall, spring, summer: Rolling Application
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date
  • Teaching English to Speakers Of Other Languages (TESOL)

    Degree: MA 
    College/School: College of Education 
    Availability:   W
    Phone: (719) 255-4996
    Email: education@uccs.edu
    Required Test:
    None
    Start / Deadlines:
    Summer: Rolling Application
    *Applications due one week prior to term start date