Online Education Degrees, Certificates, and Courses

To help prepare the next generation of educators and extend access to students around the globe, Colorado State University offers online teaching degrees and graduate-level education programs that incorporate current research, guiding theories, and pedagogy. Carefully developed by CSU faculty, courses for these programs provide you with an engaging online learning experience and valuable, practitioner-based knowledge.

Few things can have a bigger, more positive impact on future generations than education, which is why teaching is so often referred to as a calling, not just a job. However, there are many ways to become involved in education beyond pursuing a teaching career. It takes a community of dedicated professionals with a wide range of skills to ensure that the educational system continues to operate and improve. Whatever your goals, programs from CSU can provide the skills and strategies you need to be more successful in your chosen career path.

Online Education Graduate Degrees

Expand your credentials by earning an education degree online from CSU. Many programs can be tailored to meet your specific learning goals.

Adult Education and Training M.Ed.

Learn how to facilitate adult training and educational programs by earning your Master of Education degree. Apply what you learn in your courses to your own work environment, bringing your reflections back to share with classmates.

Extension Education M.Ext.Ed.

Gain skills and knowledge to develop impactful programs and deliver educational resources in your role as community educator. Discover how to customize instructional methods for different audiences, develop evaluation strategies, and communicate community-based research to various populations.

Education Sciences: Teacher Licensure and M.Ed.

Advance your teaching skills and broaden your knowledge of learning theories as you earn your Colorado teacher licensure. Learn alongside and collaborate with a cohort of fellow educators.

Education Sciences: Principal Licensure and M.Ed.

Cultivate the leadership skills needed to direct educational programs as you become a facilitator of educational change. Learn how to implement new problem-solving approaches from within the education system.

Higher Education Leadership Ph.D.

Start developing the expertise to successfully and ethically lead higher education institutions. Enhance your research skills and expand your knowledge of higher education organizations, practice, and outcomes. Explore ways to strengthen your commitment to diversity and educational access.

Natural Sciences Education M.N.S.E.

Expand your scientific knowledge as you develop advanced instructional and research skills. Acquire valuable tools and techniques that can help you improve student learning and engagement in the classroom.

Student Affairs in Higher Education M.S.

Prepare for a career in student affairs at a university or college. Gain the professional competencies needed to be successful in a range of administrative campus departments, including admissions, advising, and financial aid.

Online Graduate Certificates Related to Education

In addition to degrees, Colorado State University offers several online education graduate certificates and training programs.

Adult Basic Education

Discover methods and theories for teaching adult learners new skills, such as literacy, ESL, and more. Enhance your ability to develop effective curricula and create a more engaging learning environment.

Campus Crisis Management

Develop practical skills to prepare for and manage campus emergencies such as natural disasters and illness outbreaks. Learn how proper planning and emergency protocols can help minimize impact on students, faculty, and staff.

Facilitating Adult Learning

Enhance your ability to teach in your area of expertise and gain skills to facilitate the learning process for adults. Examine instructional techniques like experiential learning, collaborative learning, and teaching with technology.

Student Affairs Administration

Build the knowledge you need to design programs that help college students realize their academic potential. Gain a deeper understanding of how students develop during their college years as you study the relationships between students and their social and physical environments.

Student Affairs Management of Auxiliary Enterprises

Learn to design effective business solutions that enhance campus auxiliary enterprises such as bookstores, student dining services, residential services, campus child care centers, and more. Gain core business management skills as you familiarize yourself with important student affairs concepts.

Teaching in Extension

This online certificate was designed for Extension professionals who would like to learn how to effectively deliver education programs and events such as county fairs, afterschool programs for kids on nutrition or STEM topics, or mitigating agricultural issues in communities.

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