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Learning, Developmental and Family Sciences - Friends School Teacher Preparation Partnership

University of Colorado Denver

24 months
Duration
1293 USD/credit 23274 USD/year
1293 USD/credit 23274 USD/year
388 USD/credit 6984 USD/year
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About

The Learning, Developmental and Family Sciences - Friends School Teacher Preparation Partnership program from University of Colorado Denver places teachers in public and independent elementary and early childhood schools throughout Boulder County as they complete graduate coursework at a reduced tuition rate through a partnership with Friends School in Boulder. 

Overview

University of Colorado Denver and Friends School designed an innovative MA in Learning, Developmental and Family Sciences that offers a unique experience where aspiring teachers complete teacher training in Boulder while also obtaining a master’s degree. The Learning, Developmental and Family Sciences - Friends School Teacher Preparation Partnership program has classes on-site at Friends School and students pay a reduced CU tuition price. This highly regarded graduate program places teachers in public and independent elementary and early childhood schools throughout Boulder County.

What you'll study

Through our field-base residency model, teacher candidates gain hands-on experiences, opportunities to work alongside dedicated mentor teachers and the skills necessary to build a supportive and thriving classroom community.

The 36 credit program has been carefully designed to train exceptional teachers for tomorrow's classrooms. It provides students with a strong academic foundation while developing their creative expression and passion for learning and teaching. Each teacher in the program will learn how to ensure that students’ physical, social, emotional and cognitive interests are being engaged and strengthened in all learning experiences.

Programme Structure

Degree Concentration Options:

  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Special Education,
  • Early Literacy
  • Families and Communities
  • Human Learning & Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be eligible for the master’s program, candidates must first be accepted into the Friends School Teacher Preparation Program. 
  • Once admitted into the Friends Teacher Preparation Program, candidates will be invited to apply for the master’s program at CU Denver. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 388 USD per credit during 24 months.

Out of State Online tuition- $466 per credit

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

Our partners

Learning, Developmental and Family Sciences - Friends School Teacher Preparation Partnership
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University of Colorado Denver

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