Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Current Students
Yes, in fact, we encourage our candidates to experience a study abroad term if the opportunity arises. Participating in a study abroad program may lengthen the time require to finish the licensure program, depending upon what coursework transfers back to your degree from the particular study abroad program.
No, you only need to get an initial teacher licensure in one area. Once you are licensed in a specific area, you may add additional teaching areas (endorsements) through the Colorado Department of Education. Please be aware that some endorsements will require additional coursework or graduate degrees.
Yes, you may transfer a Colorado teaching license to another state. We recommend that you contact the department of education in your intended state of residence to find out what their teaching requirements are and how the Colorado license may transfer in advance of program completion.
The School of Education awards scholarships to our students on an annual basis. The list of available scholarships is published on the School of Education website each February with an application deadline in March. Education students are welcome to apply for as many scholarships for which they qualify. The typical scholarship award ranges from $500 – $1000. Funds will be dispersed in the fall semester at the annual Scholarship Dinner.
- C&I: Humanities Education
- C&I: Literacy Studies
- C&I: Math & Science Education
- C&I: Research on Teaching & Teacher Education
- EECD: Educational Equity & Cultural Diversity
- EFPP: Educational Foundations, Policy & Practice
- LSHD: Learning Sciences & Human Development
- REM: Research & Evaluation Methodology
- MA + Licensure
- Partners in Education (PIE)