Colorado State University's master's in education and teacher licensure program gives you the skills and credentials you need to not only launch your career as a teacher, but also become a leader in the profession.
Earn your Colorado teacher licensure from CSU
Prepare for a career as a teacher with a master's degree in teaching and earn your teacher licensure. Colorado State University's coursework will allow you to:
- Obtain strong pedagogical skills.
- Develop a deeper understanding of effective theories of learning.
- Work in local school districts to gain experience in real schools with real students.
Learn and collaborate in a community of fellow educators
To help support your growth, you will move through the Master of Education program with the same group of students. This cohort-model provides you with a network of professionals who are working through the same course materials and teaching internships. CSU recognizes the importance of having a cohesive support structure as you enter your career.
Gain teaching skills and credentials in just one year
This intensive program allows you to complete your Master of Education and Colorado teacher licensure requirements in as little as 12 months. In order to complete the program within a year, you will need to start the program during the summer semester. It also requires that prerequisite coursework is completed before starting. View the curriculum check sheets for your content area to see the required prerequisite courses.
As a student in the program, you will also have the opportunity to specialize in one of two areas of endorsement:
Meet the demand for qualified teachers
The Master of Education and teacher licensure program strives to meet the growing needs of public and private schools for highly qualified educators. In the program, you will:
- Gain knowledge that can be applied immediately to your career.
- Learn from highly-qualified Colorado State University faculty members who are content experts in their fields.
Students receive hands-on, localized experience. Locations for classroom instruction and internship placement vary within Fort Collins and Loveland in Northern Colorado.