Graduate Programs at CU Denver

At CU Denver, graduate students can choose from more than 50 master’s programs. We also offer doctoral degrees in 14 different programs. Additionally, we collaborate with CU Anschutz Medical Campus on combined programs in diverse health care fields, including health ethics and bioengineering.

Program Tracks/Concentrations School/College Degree Campus WICHE Funding
Accounting Business School MS; BS/BA-MS (4+1) Denver WRGP Support Available
Anthropology Medical Anthropology Biological Anthropology Archaeological Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA Denver WRGP Support Available
Applied Econometrics & Data Analytics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
Applied Geography and Geospatial Science Environmental Health; Climate Change; Cities and Nature; Food Systems; Sustainable Development; Environmental Management and Policy; Spatial and Environmental Histories; Environmental Change College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA Denver WRGP Support Available
Applied Mathematics Computational biology; Computational mathematics; Discrete mathematics; Finite geometry; Mathematics education; Numerical analysis; Optimization and operations research; Probability; Statistics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School PhD Denver WRGP Support Available
Applied Mathematics Applied probability; Applied statistics; Discrete mathematics; Mathematics of engineering and science; Numerical analysis; Operations research College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MS Denver WRGP Support Available
Applied Statistics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver WRGP
Architecture College of Architecture and Planning MArch Denver WRGP Support Available
Architecture/Business Administration, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning; Business School MArch/MBA Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning MArch/MLA Denver WRGP Support Available
Architecture/Urban and Regional Planning, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning MArch/MURP Denver WRGP Support Available
Architecture/Urban Design, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning MArch/MUD Denver WRGP Support Available
Bioinnovation Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
Biology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MS Denver WRGP Support Available
Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology Immunology and Microbiology; Structural Biology ; Bioinformatics in Immunology and Microbiology Graduate School MS Denver; Anschutz Medical Campus WRGP  
Business Administration and Medical Doctorate Dual Degree Business School; School of Medicine MD/MBA Denver; Anschutz Medical Campus
Business Administration, Executive MBA Business School MBA Denver Support Available
Business Administration, One Year MBA   Business School MBA Denver    
Business Administration, Professional MBA Accounting; Bioinnovation and Entrepreneurship; Business Analytics; Business Intelligence; Business Strategy; Commodities; Entrepreneurship; Finance; Information Systems; International Business; Management; Managing for Sustainability; Marketing; Risk Management and Insurance; Sports and Entertainment Business School MBA Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Business Analytics Business School MS Denver WRGP Support Available
Business, General Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
Chemistry Biochemistry; Synthesis and Measurement ; Molecular Modeling; Traditional College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MS; BS-MS (4+1)  Denver
Civil Engineering Civil Engineering Systems; Geotechnical Engineering; Hydrologic, Environmental, and Sustainability Engineering Structural EngineeringTransportation Engineering College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School PhD Denver WRGP Support Available
Civil Engineering Construction Engineering and Management ; Geomatics and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) ; Geotechnical Engineering ; Hydrologic, Environmental, and Sustainability Engineering ; Structural Engineering ; Transportation Systems College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School MS Denver WRGP
Civil Engineering Construction Engineering and Management ; Geomatics and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) ; Hydrologic, Environmental, and Sustainability Engineering ; Transportation Systems College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School MEng Denver; Online WRGP
Communication College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA Denver WRGP Support Available
Computer Science   College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School MS Denver WRGP
Computer Science and Information Systems Computer Graphics & Virtual Reality; Cyber-Physical Systems; Cybersecurity & Secure Computing; Data Science, Big Data Management and Mining; High-Performance Distributed Computing; Human-Centric Computing; Machine Learning; Parallel and Distributed Systems; Theory and Algorithms College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School PhD Denver WRGP
Construction Project Management (CPM) College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver  WRGP
Counseling Couple and Family Counseling/Therapy; Clinical Mental Health; School Counseling School of Education and Human Development MA; License Denver; Online
Crime Analysis School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online WRGP
Criminal Justice Crime Analysis; Disasters, Hazards and Emergency Management; Emergency Management and Homeland Security; Gender-Based Violence School of Public Affairs; Graduate School MCJ; BA-MCJ (4+1) Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Bilingual Education Specialist; Teaching; Adams 12 Five Star Schools Partnership; St. Vrain School District Partnership School of Education and Human Development MA; Endorsement; Graduate Certificate Denver; Online
Cybersecurity and Defense   College of Engineering, Design & Computing; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver    
Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
Digital Marketing Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
Digital Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
Disasters, Hazards and Emergency Management School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online WRGP
Early Childhood Education Special Education Specialist; Applied Behavior Analysis; Coaching; Early Childhood Leadership, Buell Program School of Education and Human Development MA; Graduate Certificate; License; Endorsement Denver; Online
Early Childhood Education Pedagogy   School of Education and Human Development; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online    
Economics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA; BA-MA (4+1) Denver WRGP Support Available
Economics/Applied Mathematics, Dual Degree College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA/MS Denver WRGP Support Available
Economics/Finance, Dual Degree College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Business School; Graduate School MA/MS Denver WRGP Support Available
Economics/Public Administration, Dual Degree College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Public Affairs; Graduate School MA/MPA Denver WRGP Support Available
Education and Human Development Critical Studies in Education; Early Childhood Policy ; Family Science and Human Development; Early Childhood Education ; Leadership for Educational Organizations; Mathematics Education ; Research and Evaluation Methods; Science Education School of Education and Human Development; Graduate School PhD Denver; Online
Education Policy School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online WRGP
Electrical Engineering Communications and signal processing; Controls and signal processing; Microelectronics and VLSI; Fields, waves and optics; Computer engineering and embedded system design; Energy and power systems College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School MS Denver WRGP
Electrical Engineering Communications and signal processing; Controls and signal processing; Microelectronics and VLSI; Fields, waves and optics; Computer engineering and embedded system design; Energy and power systems College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School MEng Denver WRGP
Emergency Management and Homeland Security School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online WRGP
Engineering and Applied Science Civil Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School PhD Denver WRGP Support Available
English College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA Denver WRGP Support Available
Entrepreneurship Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
Environmental Policy and Management School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online WRGP
Environmental Sciences Climate Systems; Ecosystems; Environmental Health; Environmental Science Education; Environmental Science, Policy & Management; Geospatial Analysis; Sustainable Urban Agriculture; Water Systems College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MS Denver WRGP Support Available
Ethnic Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
Finance and Risk Management Financial Analysis and Management; Commodities; Risk Management and Insurance; Economics Business School MS Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Gender-Based Violence School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online WRGP
Geographic Information Science College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
Geographic Information Systems College of Architecture and Planning Graduate Certificate Denver
Geography, Planning, and Design Community, Planning, and Place; Human-Environment Interactions; Sustainability and Social Justice; Technology, Engagement, and Design College of Architecture and Planning; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School PhD Denver WRGP

 

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  College of Engineering, Design & Computing; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online    
Global Energy Financial Management Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
Global Energy Leadership and Workforce Management Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
Global Energy Management Business School MS Online; Denver Support Available
Health Administration, MBA Financial Health Management; Health Information Technology Management; International Health Management and Policy Business School MBA Denver WRGP Support Available
Health AdministrationExecutive MBA   Business School MBA Denver Support Available
Health and Behavioral Sciences College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School PhD Denver WRGP  Support Available
Health Communication   College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver    
Health Economics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School PhD Denver WRGP Support Available
Health Economics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MS Denver WRGP Support Available
Historic Preservation College of Architecture and Planning MS Denver WRGP Support Available
Historic Preservation College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
History East Asia; Latin America; Middle East; Europe; The Mediterranean; United States; Global; Pacific World; Colonialism and Imperialism; Cultural History; Social History; Foreign Policy; Economic and Business History; Environmental History; Gender and Sexuality; Citizenship and National Identity; War, Revolution, and Genocide; Globalization; Urban History; Frontiers and Borderlands; Race and Ethnicity; Science, Medicine, and Society; Intellectual History; Material Culture; Migration and Immigration; Policing and Legal History; Indigenous Histories; Memory and Community; Museum Studies; Historic Preservation College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA Denver
History (Global)   College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver    
History (U.S.)   College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver    
Human-Centered Design and Innovation (HCDI) Inworks Graduate Certificate Denver; Anschutz Medical Campus
Humanities Ethnic Studies;  Health Humanities; Philosophy and Theory;  Social Justice;  Visual Studies;  Women's and Gender Studies College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MH; BA/BA-MH (4+1) Denver WRGP
Information Systems Business Intelligence Systems; Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Business School MS; BS/BA-MS (4+1) Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Integrated Construction, Management and Leadership (ICML) Business School; College of Architecture and Planning; College of Engineering, Design and Computing Graduate Certificate Denver
Integrated Sciences College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MIS, BA/BS-MIS (4+1) Denver WRGP
Integrative and Systems Biology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School PhD Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver WRGP Support Available
Interior Design   College of Architecture and Planning; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver    
International Business Digital Globalization; Global Supply Chain; Global Cross-Cultural Studies Business School MS Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
International Entrepreneurship Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
Labor Leadership Certificate College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online
Landscape Architecture College of Architecture and Planning MLA Denver WRGP Support Available
Landscape Architecture/Business Administration, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning; Business School MLA/MBA Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Landscape Architecture/Urban and Regional Planning; Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning MLA/MURP Denver WRGP Support Available
Landscape Architecture/Urban Design, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning MLA/MUD Denver WRGP Support Available
Leadership for Educational Equity Early Childhood Education; Executive Leadership ; Higher Education; Latinx School Communities ; Mathematics Education; Professional Learning and Technology ; Science Education; Urban and Diverse Communities School of Education and Human Development EdD Denver; Online
Leadership for Educational Organizations Principal; Early Childhood Education; Higher Education and Student Success; Educational Specialist; Administrator, Executive Leadership School of Education and Human Development EdS, License, MA Denver; Online
Learning Design and Technology Learning Experience Design; Online Teaching and Learning; Leadership for Learning Design and Technology; Leadership for P-12 Library Programs; Instructional Technology Specialist; Teacher Librarian School of Education and Human Development MA; Endorsement; Graduate Certificate Denver; Online
Learning, Developmental and Family Sciences Human Development and Family Relations; Learning; Mile High Early Learning Partnership; Friends School Teacher Preparation Partnership; Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program Partnership School of Education and Human Development MA; License Denver; Online
Literacy Education Reading and Writing, Reading Teacher; English Education; Reading Teacher; Early Literacy; Literacy and Language Development for Diverse Learners School of Education and Human Development MA; Graduate Certificate; Endorsement; License Denver; Online
Local Government School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online WRGP
Management Leadership and Change Management; Business Strategy and Innovation; Managing for Sustainability; Construction Engineering Management Business School MS Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Managing for Social Equity   School of Public Affairs Graduate Certificate Denver; Online    
Managing for Sustainability Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
Marketing Advanced Marketing Analytics in a Big Data World; Brand Communication in the Digital Era; Global Marketing; High-Tech and Entrepreneurial Marketing; Marketing Intelligence and Strategy in the 21st Century; Marketing and Global Sustainability; Sports and Entertainment Marketing Business School MS; BS/BA-MS (4+1) Denver WRGP Support Available
Mechanical Engineering Biomechanics; General mechanical engineering; Mechanics; Thermal sciences College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School MS Denver WRGP
Mechanical Engineering General mechanical engineering; Mechanics; Sports engineering; Thermal sciences College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School MEng Denver WRGP
Media Forensics   College of Arts & Media; Graduate School MS Denver; Online Support Available
Medical Device Design and Entrepreneurship College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
Modern Energy and Power Systems College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online
Modern Human Anatomy Graduate School MS Anschutz Medical Campus WRGP
Neurosequential Model in Education School of Education and Human Development; Graduate School Graduate Credential Online
New Directions
in Politics and Public Policy
Local Public Leadership; Community and Labor Organizing; Social Economy Innovations College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA Denver; Online Support Available
Nonprofit Management School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online WRGP
Pharmacy/Business Administration, Dual Degree Business School; Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences PharmD/MBA Denver; Anschutz Medical Campus
Political Science College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA, BA/BS-MA (4+1) Denver Support Available
Political Science/Business Administration, Dual Degree College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Business School; Graduate School MA/MBA Denver Support Available
Public Administration, Accelerated   School of Public Affairs MPA; BA-MPA (4+1) Denver; Online WRGP  Support Available
Public Administration, Executive Disasters, Hazards and Emergency Management; Education Policy; Emergency Management and Homeland Security; Environmental Policy and Management; Gender-Based Violence; Local Government; Nonprofit Management; Public Policy Analysis School of Public Affairs MPA Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Public Administration, Traditional Disasters, Hazards and Emergency Management; Education Policy; Emergency Management and Homeland Security; Environmental Policy and Management; Gender-Based Violence; Local Government; Nonprofit Management; Public Policy Analysis School of Public Affairs MPA; BAPS-MPA; BA-MPA (4+1) Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Public Administration/Applied Geography and Geospatial Sciences, Dual Degree   School of Public Affairs; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MPA/MA Denver; Online Support Available
Public Administration/Criminal Justice, Dual Degree   School of Public Affairs; Graduate School MPA/MCJ Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Public Administration/Economics, Dual Degree   School of Public Affairs; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MPA/MA Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Public Administration/Law, Dual Degree   School of Public Affairs; CU Boulder Law School MPA/MA Denver; Online; Boulder Support Available
Public Affairs School of Public Affairs; Graduate School PhD Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Public Management   School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online    
Public Policy Education Policy; Environmental Policy; Policy Analysis and Methods; Policy Entrepreneurship and Advocacy School of Public Affairs; Graduate School MPP; BAPA-MPP (4+1) Denver; Online WRGP Support Available
Public Policy Analysis School of Public Affairs; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online WRGP
Recording Arts College of Arts & Media; Graduate School MS, BA/BS-MS (4+1) Denver
Research and Evaluation Methods Applied Measurement; Applied Statistical Modeling; Classroom Assessment; Program Evaluation School of Education and Human Development MA; Graduate Certificate Denver; Online
RF and Antenna Engineering College of Engineering, Design and Computing; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver; Online
Risk Management Business School Graduate Certificate Denver
School Psychology School of Education and Human Development; Graduate School PsyD Denver WRGP Support Available
Social Sciences Women's and Gender Studies; Society and the Environment ; International Studies; Community Health ; Social Justice; Ethnic Studies​ College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MSS; BA/BA-MSS (4+1) Denver WRGP
Sociology  Crime, Law, and Deviance; Health and Society; Family, Social Services, and Community College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA; BA-MA (4+1) Denver WRGP
Software Engineering   College of Engineering, Design & Computing; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver    
Spanish College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MA Denver WRGP
Special Education Teaching, Special Education Generalist; Applied Behavior Analysis; Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Specialist School of Education and Human Development MA; Endorsement; License Denver; Online
Statistics College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School MS; BS-MS (4+1) Denver WRGP Support Available
STEM Education Math, Science, Math-Science, Secondary Math, Secondary Science, Mathematics Education, Middle School Math School of Education and Human Development MA; MS; Endorsement Denver; Online
Strategic Communication College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
Teaching Elementary Education; English Education; Secondary Science; Secondary Math; Middle School Math; Social Studies; Special Education Generalist; World Languages, Spanish; World Languages, French School of Education and Human Development MA; License; Denver; Online
Teaching College-level Language and Literacy College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
Teaching College-level Literature and Film College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
Teaching English Language Learners (CTELL) College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Graduate School Graduate Certificate Denver
Urban and Regional Planning College of Architecture and Planning MURP Denver WRGP Support Available
Urban and Regional Planning/Business Administration, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning; Business School MURP/MBA Denver; Online WRGP
Urban and Regional Planning/Historic Preservation, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning MURP/MS Denver WRGP
Urban and Regional Planning/Juris Doctorate, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning; CU Boulder Law School MURP/JD Denver; Boulder
Urban and Regional Planning/Public Administration, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning; School of Public Affairs MURP/MPA Denver; Online WRGP
Urban and Regional Planning/Public Health, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning; Colorado School of Public Health MURP/MPH Denver; Anschutz Medical Campus; Online
Urban and Regional Planning/Transportation Systems, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning; College of Engineering, Design & Computing MURP/MEng Denver WRGP
Urban and Regional Planning/Urban Design, Dual Degree College of Architecture and Planning MURP/MUD Denver WRGP
Urban Design College of Architecture and Planning; Graduate School MUD Denver WRGP Support Available