Teacher Licensure

Fort Lewis College

M.A. On Campus
24 months
17712 USD/year
17712 USD/year
7056 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Our new teacher preparation program incorporates 800 hours of school-based experiences required for Colorado teaching licensure in an innovative, immersive, and structured approach. This four-semester hybrid program will allow you to earn teacher licensure and a Master of Arts in Education.


As a student, you will be eligible for a Colorado teaching certificate at the conclusion of the second semester and be able to complete your Master of Arts in Education after two more semesters, likely during your first year of teaching. And, the course schedule allows for field placement in the schools between 8am - 3pm. 

Features of the program include:

  • Earn your teaching license in K-12 or Secondary areas in the first year.
  • Study and work in schools with highly qualified teachers, guided by experienced college faculty.
  • Join a cohort of like-minded career changers in the culturally diverse Four Corners region in hybrid courses an innovative program model.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engaging Learning Environments
  • Introduction to Grad Research in Education
  • Capstone Project
  • Content Method
  • Content Literacy
  • Instructional Technology in Schools 
  • Teacher Professional Growth 
  • Cultural Competency and Schools 
  • Student Teaching I

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application Form - Complete the online Graduate Studies Application for Admission
  • Transcripts - Submit sealed official transcripts for all colleges and universities attended for both undergraduate and graduate studies to the Department of Teacher Education
  • Content Tests - PRAXIS or PLACE
  • Field Experience - Submit Field experience application.
  • Fingerprints - Pick up fingerprint card from Teacher Education Department
  • Background check fee - Send money order or cashier's check for background check
  • Application essay - 250-500 word statement 
  • Resume - A copy of your current resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17712 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    17712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17712 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7056 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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