I am interested in a masters program
MSU Denver Graduate Programs
The Metropolitan State University of Denver School of Education Master’s Program is a challenging and rigorous program that includes professional coursework, seminars, observation, and in-class coaching, designed specifically to help someone learn to be a quality teacher. The program is a two-year Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education or Special Education designed for recent undergraduates or professionals interested in a career change, who want to obtain a teaching license and earn a master’s degree. MSU Denver offers classes that are both face-to-face and online, instructors who are master teachers with teaching experience, and the opportunity to develop effective teaching techniques. Each candidate also receives classroom observations and one-on-one coaching designed for them. Our master’s programs include the Alternative Licensure Program-Elementary Education Master of Arts in Teaching and the Alternative Licensure Program-Special Education Master of Arts in Teaching
University of Denver Teacher Education Program
The University of Denver Teacher Education Program (TEP) is a one year licensure and master’s program for recent college graduate or professionals of all ages interested in a career change. The programs provide an intensive, integrated professional preparation experience where participants are working alongside a mentor teacher in the classroom four days each week, receiving additional support from DU’s field supervisors. Candidates have the opportunity to qualify for the Urban Teacher Fellowship Scholarship.
Relay Graduate School Education
Relay Graduate School of Education is a two-year licensure program for professionals with at least a Bachelor’s degree. Guided by a Relay coach and school based mentor teacher, Relay Residents engage in extensive coursework both online and in person, while gaining hands on experience in the classroom 4 days each week. During the first year of the program Residents share a classroom with a mentor teacher, gradually increasing their teaching responsibilities before moving into a lead teaching role in year two.
Teach For America Launch Fellowship
Teach for America’s Launch Fellowship is a one-year leadership development program created in collaboration with Relay Graduate School of Education. Fellows develop a strong foundation in instructional practice through Relay, receive coaching from an experienced mentor teacher at their school, and gain a systems-level view of education through TFA. This unique opportunity provides a challenging, comprehensive pathway to leadership at the classroom level and beyond
The Public Education & Business Coalition Teacher Residency
The PEBC Teacher Residency is a one-year teaching apprenticeship program for recent college graduate or professionals interested in a career change. Four days a week, residents work alongside a mentor teacher in an elementary or secondary classroom, accompanied by a weekly seminar with a collaborative cohort of learners that continue to provide professional support throughout one’s teaching career. Participants also receive intensive, ongoing support from a Boettcher Field Manager.
For a complete list of Educator Preparation Programs visit the Colorado Department of Education