2023-2024 Catalog 
    May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Outreach and Online Programs

Extended Studies Academic Outreach


General Information

Location: Remote
Telephone: (719) 255-3498
email: outreach@uccs.edu
Website: www.uccs.edu/outreach

Extended Studies Academic Outreach offers a variety of continuing education, professional development, and high school dual credit courses. All courses are developed in collaboration with UCCS departments and faculty.


Our mission is to extend the resources of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in non-traditional ways by providing high quality educational, training, and professional development opportunities to the community, state, and nation.

Programs Offered

High School Dual Credit

CU Succeed Traditional, CU Succeed Online, Project Lead The Way and Teacher Cadet are unique partnerships that exists between UCCS and Colorado high schools that gives high school students the opportunity to earn college credits prior to graduating from high school.

Continuing Education and Professional Development

A variety of continuing education and professional development courses are offered for unique audiences such as educators and healthcare professionals who are looking to enhance their education background and experience.

Non-Credit Audit

Regular session on-campus and online audit courses are available for enrollment on a space-available basis. No academic credit is earned; however, the audit program provides an opportunity for lifelong learners to share in the vast and varied resources of the University at a minimal cost.

Online Programs


General Information

email: online@uccs.edu
Website: www.connect.uccs.edu/

The mission of UCCS Connect is to extend the resources of UCCS by providing high-quality online educational, training, and professional development opportunities to the community, state, nation, and world. We’re proud to have offered online courses for nearly three decades, as we understand access is a key factor in achieving a degree.

Programs Offered

Online Degrees

Experience the quality and innovation of UCCS at a distance. UCCS offers undergraduate degree programs, master’s degree programs, and doctorate degree programs. All online degree programs allow students to study from anywhere.

Undergraduate Programs

BS Business Administration  

BA Communications  

BS Cybersecurity Management  

BA Criminal Justice  

BA Criminal Justice/Sociology Dual  

BA English  

BS Healthcare Services  

BA Inclusive Early Childhood Education  

BS Nursing  

BA Philosophy  

BS Social Work  

BA Sociology ​ 

Graduate Programs


MA Communications  

MCJ Criminal Justice  

MCJ/MPA Dual Public Administration & Criminal Justice  

MA Early Childhood Special Education  

MA Curriculum & Instruction  

MA Leadership 

MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages  

ME Engineering Management  

ME Space Operations  

ME Systems Engineering  

MS Nursing  

DNP - Nursing Practice 

MA Public Administration  

Online Certificates

Multiple graduate level certificates are available for professional development. Many of the certificate courses can also be applied toward a degree program.


Healthcare Administration  

Innovation Management  

International Business  



Project Management  

Criminal Justice  

Homeland Security and Emergency Management  

National Security Intelligence  

Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Endorsement  

Gifted & Talented Endorsement  

Principal Licensure  

Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language  

Electric Drivetrain Technology  

Engineering Management  

Space Operations  

Systems Engineering  

Inclusive Early Childhood Special Education  

Post Masters Nurse Practitioner  

Public Administration  

Criminal Justice  

Grant Writing, Management, and Program Evaluation  

Nonprofit Management  

Public Management    

National Security Intelligence  

Cybersecurity Management  

Sport Management