Located in the UNC Denver Center at Lowry

Become the teacher you want to be...

The University of Northern Colorado Center for Urban Education has teacher preparation degree programs that lead to Colorado licensure in:

  • Elementary Education
  • Early Childhood Education, or
  • Special Education.

Gain the experience of working in a classroom while you study for your college degree.

But it is more than that it is a place where traditional scholarship meets a rich real-world experience in a metropolitan area school classroom a place where students find a home for learning and growing as teaching professionals.

The bachelor’s degree program prepares students to be elementary, special education or early childhood teachers in contemporary schools and provides the opportunity to immediately apply what they learn in their college courses. Throughout the four-year program, students spend weekday mornings in K-12 classrooms as part of apprenticeships that are supervised by veteran teachers.

Start This Fall

The Center for Urban Education’s 3 bachelor’s degree with licensure options. You can begin the program each Fall term.

The Center for Urban Education is located in the UNC Denver Center at Lowry, providing local access to UNC’s renowned teacher and childhood education programs.

  • Questions about our programs?:
  • For Early Childhood Education, please call 303-637-3070.
  • For Elementary Education, please call 303-637-4334.
  • For Special Education, please call 303-637-4336

CUE Director and Student Honored

The Education Center, a Denver non-profit organization, honored our Director and one of our amazing students at their 2015 awards.

Brandi Alexander and Rosanne Fulton - award winners
View the article on UNC News Central