University of Northern Colorado

College of Humanities & Social Sciences




Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Online

Program Description:

Secondary teachers study geography field methods and two human geography systematic courses (e.g., political geography, urban geography) in a two-week summer block held on location in Colorado. A fourth course is held on line and has teachers develop publishable instructional units in geography. The result is a graduate certificate that helps teachers reach "Highly Qualified" status in geography addressed in No Child Left Behind Legislation.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

• An international student is neither a citizen of the United States nor classified by United States Immigration and Naturalization Service as a Lawful Permanent Resident or Permanent Resident Alien. • International undergraduate, transfer, and graduate applicants must meet English Language proficiency requirements before being fully admitted to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). One option to demonstrate English Language proficiency is to successfully complete the UNC Intensive English Language Program (IEP). Please see the UNC IEP website for more information ( • International student Undergraduate/Transfer and Graduate applications (on-line submission) with accompanying instructions are found on the UNC website as well. Applications and supporting documents are due at least 90 days prior to the semester to which students plan to enroll, or prior to their major program deadline (if any) for Graduate students.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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