Published: Jan. 8, 2017 By

cuStarting this semester, future teachers and school administrators can get a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years through a new program at the University of Colorado's Boulder campus.

The "4+1" program will allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in ethnic studies and a master's degree in curriculum or a master's degree in educational foundations and policy in five years, which will save them time and money.

"What we're really hoping to do with the program is help students who have a passion and a commitment for the issues they learn about in ethnic studies to find a way to take those ideas and apply them in an educational and community-based setting," said Elizabeth Meyer, associate dean for teacher education in CU's School of Education.

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