Western State Colorado University offers three Master's Degree programs. All programs include an on-campus component in the summer, followed by online coursework.
Master of Arts in Education
*Master of Arts in Education in one of three tracks: Teacher Leadership, Reading Leadership, or Education Administrator *Leadership
*Initial teacher licensure
*Add an endorsement
*40 semester credits of graduate course work
Master in Environmental Management (MEM)
*MEM in one of two tracks: Integrative Land Management or Sustainable Resilient Communities
*Residential and distance options available
*46 semester credits of graduate course work
*23 semester credit Graduate Certificate available
*Center for Environmental Studies webpage
Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing
*MFA in one of three tracks: Popular Genre Fiction/Nonfiction, Poetry with a Focus on Versecraft, or Screenwriting for Feature Film and Television.
* 60 credits
*Program includes two-week, on-campus seminars during three consecutive summers
Summer Screenwriting Bootcamp.
(Bootcamp open to anyone, MFA admission not required)
(Intensive open to anyone, MFA admission not required)
*18-credit course of studies
*Includes two-week, on-campus seminars during two consecutive summer
*Participation on an editorial board that prepares a book for publication with Western's press.
Graduate Student Information
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