Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    May 22, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020

School of Education Professions


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The School of Education Professions (SEP) is comprised of three primary areas - degree programs that lead educators toward licensure through the Colorado Department of Education (CDE), alternative licensing options in special education and curriculum and instruction, and degree programs not resulting in state licensure.

Undergraduate Education Degree Programs with Licensure

CCU’s SEP offers CDE teacher licensure programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.  Bachelor degree programs with teacher licensure include early childhood education, elementary education, and special education generalist.  These programs are offered fully online and can be completed in as little as 16 months.  Program experiences include asynchronous online methods coursework, field experiences in classrooms in the student’s community, and culminate in a full-time, 16 week student teaching practicum.

Graduate Education Degree Programs with Licensure

Master degree programs with teacher licensure include special education generalist, educational leadership, and culturally and linguistically diverse education. These programs are offered fully online and can be completed in as little as 24 months. Program experiences include asynchronous online methods coursework, field experiences in classrooms in the student’s community, and culminate in a full-time, 16 week practicum.

Alternative Licensure Options

SEP offers alternative licensing with both our Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction and Master of Education in Special Education.

Undergraduate Education Degree Programs without Licensure

elementary education, and special education generalist.  Students in non-licensure degree programs are required to successfully complete all core education courses and field experiences, but do not complete a semester of student teaching.  Non-licensure degree programs can be completed in a little as 12 months.  Graduates of these programs meet requirements for teaching in most private schools, charter schools, and international schools. Graduates may choose to pursue state licensure through an alternative licensure program.       

Graduate Education Degree Programs without Licensure

SEP offers four education degrees at the graduate level- special education, educational leadership, curriculum and instruction, and culturally and linguistically diverse education.  Students in a non-licensure degree programs are required to successfully complete all core education courses and field experiences, but do not complete a semester of student teaching. Non-licensure degree programs can be completed in as little as 24 months. Graduates of these programs meet requirements for serving in most private schools, charter schools, and international schools.

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