Academic Programs

State Approved Degree & Certificate Granting Programs

Updated as of 2/18/2022.

     56   Baccalaureate Programs
     18   Educator Preparation Endorsement Programs
     34   Certificate Programs (see latest notification/approval form)
     23   Master's Programs
     8     Doctoral Programs

Please download our CROSSWALK as an Excel file with further details including UCCS plan codes, sequence codes, begin dates, online and STEM attributes, status of the program, and more. Our crosswalk is a helpful merger of UCCS codes and the CDHE/SURDS List of Approved Programs. Old disclosure information on gainful employment certificates prior to 2020 is archived here.

Below is a summary table of degree awards sorted according to the Classification of Instruction Programs (CIPs):

CIP  CIP Description UCCS Description Baccalaureate Certificate Master's Doctoral
05.0299 Ethnic, Cultural, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other Women's & Ethnic Studies BA, BI      
09.0100 Communication, General Communication; 
Digital Film Making
BA, BI   MA  
09.0702 Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Digital Media BI      
11.0101 Computer Science Computer Science       PhD
11.0701 Computer Science Computer Science BS, BI, BA   MS  
11.0804 Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation Game Design & Development BI      
11.1003 Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance Computer Science & Security BI     PhD
13.0301 Curriculum & Instruction Curriculum & Instruction   C MA (2)  
13.0401 Educational Leadership and Administration, General Education Leadership; Adaptive Leadership   C MA  
13.0601 Educational Evaluation and Research Educational Leadership, Research, & Policy       PhD
13.1001 Special Education and Teaching, General Special Education; Inclusive Behavior Intervention   C MA  
13.1004 Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented Gifted and Talented Education   C    
13.1101 Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Counseling & Human Services     MA  
13.1202 Elementary Education and Teaching Inclusive Elementary Education BA C    
13.1205 Secondary Education and Teaching Secondary Education Initial Teaching   C    
13.1210 Early Childhood Education and Teaching Inclusive Early Childhood Education/Leadership BA, BI C    
13.1311 Mathematics Teacher Education Teaching Mathematics   C    
13.1401 Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor Teaching English as 2nd Language   C    
13.9999 Education, Other Educator/Teacher Prep/Endorsement Areas   See below*    
14.0101 Engineering, General Engineering     ME PhD
14.0201 Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Space Engineering, General Aerospace Engineering BS      
14.0901 Computer Engineering, General Computer Engineering BS      
14.1001 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Electrical Engineering BS, BI   MS  
14.1901 Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering BS   MS  
14.2701 Systems Engineering Data Analytics & Systems Engineering BS, BI      
14.9999 Engineering, Other Engineering Education BS      
16.0905 Spanish Language and Literature Spanish BA      
23.0101 English Language and Literature, General English BA      
23.1303 Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing Technical Communication & Information Design BA      
26.0101 Biology/Biological Sciences, General Biology BA, BS      
26.0202 Biochemistry Biochemistry BA, BS      
26.0901 Physiology, General Human Physiology & Nutrition BS      
26.0908 Exercise Physiology Exercise Science BS      
27.0101 Mathematics, General Math BS      
27.0301 Applied Mathematics, General Applied Math     MS  
30.0000 Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General Interdisciplinary/Distributed Studies BA      
30.0101 Biological and Physical Sciences Master of Sciences     MSc  
30.1401 Museology/Museum Studies Museum Practice & Heritage Management BI      
30.1801 Natural Sciences Applied Sciences       PhD
31.0504 Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Sports Management   C    
38.0101 Philosophy Philosophy BA      
40.0501 Chemistry, General Chemistry BA, BS, BI      
40.0801 Physics, General Physics BS      
42.0101 Psychology, General Psychology BA   MA PhD
43.0103 Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Criminal Justice BA C MCJ  
43.0112 Securities Services Administration/Management National Security Intelligence   C    
43.0301 Homeland Security Homeland Security & Emergency Management   C    
43.0404 Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy Cybersecurity Management   C (2)    
44.0000 Human Services, General Human Services BA      
44.0401 Public Administration Public Administration   C (2) MPA  
44.0407 Social Work Social Work BSW   MSW  
45.0102 Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods Grant Writing, Mgmt, and Program Evaluation   C    
45.0201 Anthropology Anthropology BA      
45.0601 Economics, General Economics BA      
45.0701 Geography Geography & Environmental Studies BA      
45.0799 Geography, Other Applied Geography     MA  
45.1001 Political Science and Government, General Political Science BA      
45.1101 Sociology Sociology BA   MA  
50.0101 Visual & Performing Arts, General Visual & Performing Arts (with BIs in Music and Museum Studies) BA, BI (2)      
50.0999 Music, Other Music BA      
51.0000 Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General Health Care Science BS      
51.0913 Athletic Training/Trainer Athletic Training     MS  
51.1005 Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Medical Laboratory Science   C    
51.1501 Substance Use and Recovery Substance Use and Recovery Counseling   C    
51.2299 Public Health, Other Disaster Public Health   C    
51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Nursing BSN C (3) MSN DNP
51.3808 Nursing Science Forensic Nursing   C    
51.3810 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practitioner   C    
51.9999 Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Nursing Education   C    
52.0201 Business Administration and Management, General Business Administration BS, BI   MBA DBA
52.0205 Operations Mgmt and Supervision Operations & Supply Chain Management   C    
52.0206 Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Mgmt Nonprofit Management   C    
52.0207 Customer Service Mgmt Service Management   C    
52.0210 Research and Development Mgmt Innovation Management & Nonprofit Fund Development   C (2)    
52.0211 Project Management Project Management   C    
52.0299 Business Administration, Mgmt and Operations, Other Management   C    
52.0301 Accounting Accounting   C MS  
52.0801 Finance, General Finance   C    
52.1101 International Business/Trace/Commerce International Business   C    
52.1401 Marketing/Marketing Mgmt, General Marketing   C    
52.9999 Business, Mgmt, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other Health Care Administration (in Business)   C    
54.0101 History, General History BA   MA  

*The UCCS College of Education is authorized by the State of Colorado to offer the following endorsement areas for educator/teacher preparation, which upon completion, may be associated with further licensing opportunities offered by the State of Colorado:

Administrator (6.08)
Counselor, School (7.09)
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (4.22)
Early Childhood Education (4.01)
Early Childhood Special Education (5.09)
Elementary Education (4.02)
English Language Arts (4.09)
Gifted Talented Specialist (9.05)
Health (4.11) -- authorized but not offered
Mathematics (4.14)
Middle School Math (4.24) -- new in late 2019
Principal (3.03)
Reading Specialist (6.04)
Reading Teacher (6.03)
Science (4.17)
Social Studies (4.18)
Special Education, Director (6.05)
Special Education, Generalist (5.08)
World Language (4.10)