Denver, CO

School Details

Many paths have led to the current University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. CU Anschutz began with the establishment of the CU School of Medicine in 1883 on the Boulder campus. CU Denver originated in 1912 as an extension of the University of Colorado Boulder and gained its independence in 1973. In 2004, CU Anschutz Medical Campus combined with CU Denver to form the current campus.

CU Online offers top-notch bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees and certificate programs in a convenient and flexible format. Students are assured of the same quality education as on-campus students, with engaging curriculum and faculty who are experienced in their industry. Programs feature in-demand skills and the tools necessary to unlock success in your chosen field.

CU Denver is home to the following schools and colleges:

  • College of Arts & Media
  • College of Architecture and Planning
  • School of Education & Human Development
  • Business School
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 
  • College of Engineering, Design & Computing
  • School of Public Affairs

Anschutz Medical Campus houses the following schools offering graduate degrees and select bachelor’s degrees:

  • School of Dental M​edicine
  • School of M​edicine
  • College of ​Nursing
  • Skaggs Schoo​l of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Colorado School of P​ublic Health
  • Graduate School

Accreditation & Licensing

University of Colorado Denver is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in English Writing Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Studies / Individually Structured Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies


Bachelor of Arts in Communication Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Accounting Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Marketing Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Risk Management & Insurance Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration / Accounting Master of Business Administration / Business Intelligence Master of Business Administration / Entrepreneurship Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / Information Systems Master of Business Administration / Management Master of Business Administration / Managing for Sustainability Master of Business Administration / Marketing Master of Business Administration / Risk Management & Insurance Master of Public Administration Master of Science in Accounting Master of Science in Finance & Risk Management Master of Science in Management & Organization Master of Science in Marketing

Computer Science & IT

Graduate Certificate in Geomatics & Geographic Information Systems Master of Science in Information Systems

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Master of Criminal Justice


Doctor of Education in Leadership for Educational Equity Graduate Certificate in Adolescent Literacy Graduate Certificate in Classroom Assessment Graduate Certificate in Early Literacy Graduate Certificate in Highly Effective School Libraries Graduate Certificate in Infant Toddler Autism Graduate Certificate in Literacy & Language Development for Diverse Learners Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education Master of Arts in Information & Learning Technologies / eLearning Design & Implementation Master of Arts in Information & Learning Technologies / Teacher Librarian Leadership


Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering / Geomatics & Geographic Information Systems Master of Science in Global Energy Management


Certificate in Health Care Informatics Certificate in Health Communication Doctor of Pharmacy Graduate Certificate in Cannabis Science & Medicine Graduate Certificate in Total Worker Health Master of Public Health / Leadership & Public Health Practice Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences / Cannabis Science & Medicine


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing / Health Care Informatics Master of Science in Nursing / Leadership Master of Science in Nursing / Veteran & Military Healthcare Post-Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Relations Certificate in Family & Social Welfare Certificate in Mediation Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis