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IMPACT

YOUR

WORLD Your University of Denver Education - ONLINE

Master's Degrees | Graduate Certificates 100% Online or Evenings


YOUR ADVANTAGE A University of Denver education through University College provides career-focused content that you can use immediately on the job. Hone your talent and advance your career with online education designed for busy adults.

10-WEEK COURSES | FOUR QUARTERS PER YEAR | FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES

ONLINE

ON CAMPUS

HYBRID

HYFLEX

All programs can be completed 100% online and do not meet at specific times.

Meet once per week at DU from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Meet on campus every other week, then do online work the other weeks.

Come to campus or join the live class virtually online.

THE LARGEST GRADUATE SCHOOL & 1 OF 10 COLLEGES AT DU DANIEL FELIX RITCHIE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE • DANIELS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS • DIVISIONS OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES • DIVISIONS OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS • JOSEF KORBEL SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES • GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (GSPP) • GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK • MORGRIDGE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION • THE STURM COLLEGE OF LAW •

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

universitycollege.du.edu | 303-871-2291 | ucolsupport@du.edu


Founded in 1864—before Colorado was a state—the University of Denver is a private university dedicated to the public good. University College is the largest graduate school and one of 10 colleges at DU. We’ve been providing education to adult learners since 1938 and launched our first online program in 1996. We have a storied history, but more importantly, we have a bright future. Always career-focused and driven by market needs, the programs offered through University College are designed with you in mind. Explore your options at this top 100 university and start your journey. Michael McGuire Dean, University College

DEAN'S

MESSAGE


Add a new set of skills through a graduate certificate or pursue a master’s degree that broadens your view and digs deep into a subject area. Programs are designed with input from industry advisory boards and led by professional practitioners who work in the field they teach about.

YOUR

OPTIONS universitycollege.du.edu | 303-871-2291 | ucolsupport@du.edu


PROGRAM OPTIONS MASTER’S DEGREE

CONCENTRATION AND/OR CERTIFICATE

MLS in Arts and Culture

• Arts Development and Program Management

MA in Communication Management

• Alternative Dispute Resolution • Learning and Development • Marketing Communication

• Organizational Communication • Organizational Development • Public Relations

MS in Environmental Policy and Management

• Energy and Sustainability • Environmental Analytics and Reporting • Environmental, Health and Safety

• Environmental Management • Environmental Policy • Natural Resource Management

MS in Geographic Information Sciences

• Geographic Information Systems

MLS in Global Affairs

• Global Issues • Translation Studies

MS in Healthcare Leadership

• Global Health Program Management • Health Data Informatics and Analytics • Healthcare Policy and Regulatory Leadership • Medical and Healthcare Information Technologies

• Strategic Leadership in Healthcare Organizations • Managing Legal Issues in Healthcare

MS in Information and Communications Technology

• • • • •

• • • •

MS in Leadership and Organizations

• Human Capital in Organizations • Organizational Development • Philanthropic Leadership

• Project Management • Strategic Innovation and Change

MA in Professional Creative Writing

• Professional Creative Nonfiction Writing • Professional Dramatic Writing

• Professional Fiction Writing • Professional Poetry Writing

MS in Security Management

• Emergency Planning and Response • Information Security

• Organizational Security

MS in Strategic Human Resources

• HR Employment Relations • HR Management and Development

• HR Operations • Learning and Development

Database Design and Administration Geographic Information Systems Information Systems Security Mobile Application Development Project Management

Culture and Diversity

Software Design and Programming Technology Management Telecommunications Technology Web Design and Development


SAMPLE SCHEDULE

Advance your career with a master’s degree earned in as few as 18 months or take up to five years. A graduate certificate can be earned in less than a year.

CORE COURSES - 5 COURSES (20 CREDITS) - Learn the scope of the field including past, present, and future. A research course and capstone (project, seminar, or portfolio) round out your experience. CONCENTRATION COURSES - 4 COURSES (16 CREDITS) - These courses allow you to focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector. ELECTIVE COURSES - 3 COURSES (12 CREDITS) - Elective courses allow you to customize your degree and develop a broader perspective within or outside of your industry.

18 MONTHS YEAR ONE

YEAR TWO

QTR. 1

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2 Classes

2 Classes

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2 Classes

24 MONTHS YEAR ONE

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2 Classes

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36 MONTHS YEAR ONE

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1 Class

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YEAR THREE


Flexibility means moving through the program at your own pace. Master's degrees require 12 courses (in any order). You have an opportunity to switch between online and on campus and choose how many classes you take per 10-week quarter.

Y O U R TIMELINE universitycollege.du.edu | 303-871-2291 | ucolsupport@du.edu


CAREERS BE CAREER-FOCUSED You’ll begin to see the value of your education the minute you begin the program. The career-focused content is immediately applicable—something our students and alumni rave about. I love that the program focuses on staying up to date on current issues, but also the trajectory of issues. Furthermore, I have enjoyed that the program brings together individuals across all different companies and careers, which has been one of the largest opportunities for learning. —Casey Stock, MS in Environmental Policy and Management

LEVERAGE CAREER SERVICES Whether changing careers entirely or advancing in your current job, take advantage of the University of Denver Career Services during and after your program. Applying myself throughout this program allowed me to find myself. I increased my confidence, my discipline, and expanded my knowledge. I learned I don’t need to put myself in a box or settle for specific job titles; I can dominate and excel at everything that I am passionate about. —Paige Elliott, MA in Communication Management

BUILD YOUR NETWORK

Your connection to the University of Denver doesn’t end once you graduate.

Stay connected to the 100,000+ alumni worldwide through local chapters and online events. It is rare these days to find a venue for like-minded adult professionals who share many of the same core values. Through my University of Denver network, I have collaborated with fellow students on professional projects outside of DU. —Nick Moreno, MA in Communication Management


A career-focused education means what you learn today can be applied at work tomorrow. Network with peers in the industry, learn from professionals, and take advantage of Career Services at the University of Denver.

YOUR OPPORTUNITIES universitycollege.du.edu | 303-871-2291 | ucolsupport@du.edu


Having access to a world-class university means having valuable resources at your fingertips — whether you’re studying entirely online, live close to campus, or even after you graduate.

Y O U R RESOURCES universitycollege.du.edu | 303-871-2291 | ucolsupport@du.edu


RESOURCES ONLINE Student Support Center A team of specialists to answer your questions and assist in person, by phone, or via email. Personal Academic Advisor Dedicated academic advisors guide you through program requirements, policies, and opportunities. Career Services Counselors provide one-on-one career planning, networking events, and a database of job opportunities. Veteran Services Your primary point of contact for any military- or veteranrelated issues or questions. Writing Center Individual academic and professional writing support to help with formatting, grammar, spelling, and more. Health & Counseling On campus medical and counseling services, along with wellness and health promotion. 24/7 Technical Help Troubleshooting and assistance with Canvas, the learning management system at the University of Denver. Library & Research Services Live chat with librarians, access more than 114,000 online journals, and read e-books and course reserves. Athletics Discount Receive a discount to DU sporting events and to the Coors Fitness Center. International Student & Scholar Services ISSS assists international students and scholars to succeed academically, personally, and professionally at DU.

ON CAMPUS

ALUMNI


University College is your lifelong learning partner. In addition to master's degrees and graduate certificates, we offer professional development opportunities and courses for the love of learning.

YOUR

PARTNERS universitycollege.du.edu | 303-871-2291 | ucolsupport@du.edu


PARTNERS CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Keep growing your skills and build more knowledge through the Center for Professional Development, offering non-credit short courses and workshops for professionals. See the course schedule at du.edu/professional. Ask about the University of Denver Coding Boot Camp—a 24-week intensive training in the evenings and weekends. More details at codingbootcamp.du.edu.

ENRICHMENT PROGRAM The Enrichment Program connects the intellectually curious adult to DU's outstanding faculty, facilities, and programming through non-credit courses for the love of learning. Take a short course without the pressures of exams, grades, or admission requirements. Discover or renew a passion at universitycollege.du.edu/enrichment.

BACHELOR OF ARTS COMPLETION PROGRAM Do you or someone you know have past college credits and no degree? The Bachelor of Arts Completion Program—offered entirely online—is designed for busy adults who have completed at least one year of undergraduate credit and want to finish their degree. Explore the program at universitycollege.du.edu/bachelors.


ADMISSION COSTS As a leader in adult education, University

College at the University of Denver strives to expand opportunities for adult learners and we are committed to making a highly regarded accredited degree possible and affordable.

NO GRE OR GMAT University College

does not require GRE or GMAT scores because we believe testing doesn’t predict success. As a working professional, your experience speaks volumes and our other admission criteria paints a better picture of your potential.

2017/2018 Tuition & Fees • Master’s Degree $31,680 • Graduate Certificate $15,840

• $4 per credit hour for each class taken for credit

Application Fees • Master’s Degree $75

• Graduate Certificate $50

FINANCIAL AID Financing your college education can be a challenge, so University College is here to guide you through the process. We have a Student Financial Advisor available to help and the DU Financial Aid Office has specific information for graduate aid. After you apply for admission, complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA).

VETERAN BENEFITS DU degree programs are approved by the Colorado State Approving Agency. A veteran planning to enroll in University College should first determine benefit entitlement and eligibility by calling 1-888-GIBILL1. Students who are entitled to VA benefits can call the Veteran Services Coordinator at 303-871-2074 or visit du.edu/veterans.

HOW TO APPLY We offer rolling admission and start dates throughout the year (see the latest deadlines at universitycollege.du.edu). Submit the following materials for consideration: • Application • Official Transcripts • Personal Statement (master’s only)

• Resume • Two References (master’s only)

MISSED THE DEADLINE? Take up to

three courses in any given quarter even if you missed the application deadline. Apply the next quarter and the credits will apply to your admitted program.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS International students have additional admission requirements, including: proof of English proficiency, official translated copies of transcripts (if needed), a photocopy of your current passport, SEVIS supplement, and a financial verification form. Application deadlines for international students may also vary; please see universitycollege.du.edu for specific deadlines.


When we say we work for working adults, we mean it. Four start dates per year, no GRE or GMAT score required for admission, and even an opportunity to take a class before you’re admitted all means we’re ready when you are.

YOUR

JOURNEY universitycollege.du.edu | 303-871-2291 | ucolsupport@du.edu


UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE 1 of 10 Colleges at the University of Denver 11:1 Average Student:Faculty Ratio

UNIVERSITY OF

DENVER

#87 Best National Universities (U.S. News) #53 Best Colleges for Veterans (U.S. News)

DENVER #7 Best City for Millennials (Forbes) #2 Best Place for a Start-Up (Forbes)

48 # 18 #1

Concentrations and Certificate Areas

Best College Library (Princeton Review)

Best Place to Live (U.S. News)

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