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University College-University of Denver

Contact Information:
Mark Guthrie, Director of Distance Learning and Student Recruitment
2211 South Josephine, Denver, Colorado 80208


Online degree programs:
Master of Applied Science in
Computer Information Systems
Environmental Policy and Management
Technology Management

Master of Liberal Studies

Master of Professional Studies in
Applied Communication
Human Resource Administration
Organizational Leadership

Certificate of Advanced Study Programs:
Applied Communication
Organizational Communication
Public Relations and Marketing Communication

Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Systems
Database Administration
Distributed Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
Graduate Update in Information Technology
Information Systems Security
Web Design and Development Technologies

Environmental Policy and Management
Environmental, Health and Safety Management
Environmental Information Management
Environmental Management
Environmental Policy
Environmental Project Management
Natural Resource Management

Geographic Information Systems
Geographic Information Systems

Liberal Studies
Creative Writing
Global Affairs

Organizational Leadership
Civic Leadership and Development
Organizational Security

Technology Management
Electronic Commerce
Project Management
Technology Management

Telecommunications Management and Policy
Telecommunications Networks
Telecommunications Technology

Admission Requirements:
Master's Degree Admission Criteria
Candidates for Master's program at University College are evaluated based on the following criteria:
Entrance examinations such as the GRE or GMAT are not required
A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education is required
Applicants must have earned a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) in their undergraduate work. Applicants with lower GPAs may be accepted on a conditional basis
Additional requirements exist for international students
The applicant's professional commitment and written language skills are evaluated through the essay, and the confidential recommendations, both submitted as part of the admissions packet.

Certificate Admission Criteria
Any adult student, regardless of prior education level, is eligible to apply to a certificate program. The student, however, must possess a bachelor's degree in order to:
Apply certificate credits toward a Master's Degree; and/or
Obtain financial assistance for the certificate program. Official transcripts from the degree-granting institution are required in order to receive financial aid Additional requirements exist for international students who wish to pursue a certificate.

Tuition Costs:
2005 University College Tuition Rates per Quarter hour
Program | Credit | Online Credit | Non-Credit
Applied Communication $320 $325 $195
Computer Information Systems $320 $325 $195
Environmental Policy and Management $320 $325 $195
Geographic Information Systems $320 $325 N/A
Human Resource Administration $320 $325 $195
Liberal Studies $230 $235 $113
Organizational Leadership $320 $325 $195
Technology Management $320 $325 $195
Telecommunications $320 $325 $195
NOTE: Online courses may not be taken for non-credit. All fees are subject to change.
Tuition for courses for other DU departments may be different.

Technology Fee ~ $4 per credit hour for each class taken for credit
GIS Lab Fee ~ $50 per class (online and on campus)
MCIS E-Lab Fee ~ $125 to $200 depending on class
Application: $25 non-refundable fee for first degree application or certificate application ;
$10 non-refundable fee for each additional application.

Tuition Deferral ~ $45 per quarter non-refundable

Learning Environment for students:
In today's competitive marketplace, ongoing learning is not an option. It's an imperative. No matter the career, you need to better your skills and expand your understanding. At the University of Denver, we provide the programs and instruction you need
...to advance your career
...to change career tracks
...to nurture a passion for learning.

Attuned to market trends and the needs of adult professionals, our University College programs offer the academic rigor and innovative curricula that have made University of Denver a trailblazer in higher education.
A certificate or degree from University College fulfills your need to learn and grow. It also makes employers take notice. It tells them that you have invested in your future, that you have sought the highest quality education available. It tells them that you made solid decisions.