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2013-2014 CU Denver Catalog 
2013-2014 CU Denver Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

At A Glance: CU Online


Online enrollments 2010-2011: 8,201
University students taking online & hybrid courses in FY 2010-2011: 33%

290 Instructors

Number of Spring Online Courses

Degree Programs

Bachelor of arts in English writing (BA)
Bachelor of arts in sociology (BA)
Bachelor of science in nursing (BS)
Doctor of education, leadership for educational equity (EdD)
Doctor of nursing practice (DNP)
Doctor of philosophy (PhD) in nursing
Master of arts in early childhood education (MA)
Master of arts in information and learning technologies (MA), eLearning design and implementation
Master of arts in information and learning technologies (MA), school library
Master of business administration (MBA)
Master of criminal justice (MCJ)
Master of engineering (MEng), geographic information systems
Master of public administration (MPA)
Master of science in global energy management (MS, hybrid program)
Master of science in information systems (MS)
Master of science in management and organization (MS), managing for sustainability
Master of science in nursing (MS), leadership and healthcare systems
Master of science in nursing (MS), informatics option
Master of science in recording arts (MS), media forensics

Certificates, Modules and Other Online Programs  

Adolescent literacy certificate
Applied behavior analysis certificate
Certificate in palliative care
Early childhood special education, specialist license
Early literacy certificate
Executive leadership in health information technology certificate
Graduate certificate in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages (CESOL)
Health care informatics certificate
Health education certificate (hybrid program)
Health information management & exchange specialist certificate
Nonprofit management certificate
Online teaching certificate
School library endorsement
Special education generalist endorsement


CU Online is accredited through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCACS) and each program is accredited through the individual school and college.

Bragging Rights

The Denver campus has had 143,485 online enrollments since CU Online’s inception in 1996…That’s enough to fill nearly every seat in Coors field AND Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

CU Online started in 1996…two years before Google, iMac and PayPal were launched. Three years after that, Wikipedia, Windows XP and iPod were released.

98% of CU Denver students will utilize an online component

*Fiscal Year 2010-2011 end-of-term data
Student statistics are unduplicated. Faculty statistics are duplicated in other profiles.