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Metropolitan State University of Denver


We empower Colorado’s students to advance their lives and careers through high-quality, real-world education. And we power the state economy through our 95,000 work-ready graduates, more than 80% of whom stay in Colorado. Based in the heart of the Mile-High City, MSU Denver provides unparalleled access to internships and professional networks that jump-start careers.

  • College or University
  • Denver, CO

Institution Links

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid Office
  • Online Application
Lisa Nolan

MSU Denver allows you to be who you are while embracing that journey with a diverse community of people from all walks of life who will someday make the difference in a child’s life by teaching, inspiring and motivating.

Lisa Nolan

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Bachelor’s & licensure

Undergraduate Teacher Licensure Program

  • 48 months

    Program Duration

  • Hybrid

    Program Format

  • Pre-Test Required


Relevant Links

Program Info

The School of Education at Metropolitan State University of Denver prepares people who will Teach, Lead, and Transform. The School of Education develops excellent teachers and educational leaders who engage in reflective practice and scholarly activity, and who are ethical decision makers and agents of social change. We do this by: 

Providing intellectually rigorous, culturally relevant curriculum that fosters pedagogical expertise, cultivates critical thinking, and promotes imagination. 

Facilitating clinical placements that incorporate a diversity of perspectives and experiences.

Creating and sustaining mutually beneficial school and community partnerships. 

Collaborating across the disciplines to advance the scholarship of teaching and learning. 

Attracting and retaining innovative faculty who model expertise within their professional communities.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Deadlines

    Program Start

  • Apr. 05, 2024

  • Aug. 08, 2024

  • Nov. 01, 2024


Application Fee & Annual Tuition

Learn how to get$100 Back
and apply for a$1000 Scholarship

  • $3,312

    In State Tuition

  • $3,312

    Out of State Tuition

  • $0

    Application Fee

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at Metropolitan State University of Denver have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with Metropolitan State University of Denver to see if you can, too!



Grants & Scholarships

Multiple grants and scholarships specific to the School of Education Students are available. Visit the School of Education Scholarships page for more information.

College Opportunity Fund

Most in-state undergraduate students seeking their first bachelor’s degree qualify for the College Opportunity Fund, which lowers the tuition per credit significantly. For additional details on tuition and fees, please visit the Office of the Bursar website.

Work Study & Paid Internships

MSU Denver offers need-based work study opportunities.

For more information visit:Financial Aid Office

Licensure Areas

Bilingual Specialist (Pre-K-12)
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (K-12)
Early Childhood Education (Pre-K-3)
Elementary Education (K-6)
English Language Arts (7-12)
Mathematics Secondary Education (7-12)
Music (K-12)
Physical Education (K-12)
Science (7-12)
Social Studies (7-12)
Special Education Generalist (Pre-K-12)
Visual Arts (K-12)
World Languages—French (K-12)
World Languages—Spanish (K-12)


  • Male

  • Female



  • American Indian or Alaskan Native

  • Asian

  • Black

  • Hispanic/Latino

  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander

  • White

  • Two or more races








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