MSU Denver pursues a single academic goal across all fields of study: to provide every student a college education rooted in rigorous, relevant and valuable content.


Colleges and Schools

Academic units comprise the university’s colleges, schools, departments, and educational programs. MSU Denver has five major academic units that offer degrees.

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College of Business

The College of Business works for you. Learn how to become an entrepreneur or explore the global economy from faculty and staff who are business leaders themselves. You can also benefit from the school’s alliances with chambers of commerce, reputable companies and other business organizations.

College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

The College of Letters, Arts and Sciences is the backbone of MSU Denver. As the University’s largest school, you can customize your path to success from a huge variety of subjects and certificate and/or degree programs.

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College of Health and Human Sciences

In the College of Health and Human Sciences, you literally put what you learn in the classroom to work. Apply academic principles to a variety of practical, hands-on experiences and open yourself to new careers or take your current job to the next level. Here, you don’t just walk the talk, you work it.

School of Education

The School of Education offers teacher licensure and other education-related programs for undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students interested in the field of pre-K-12 education.

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School of Hospitality

The School of Hospitality offers you more hands-on experience in Colorado’s fastest-growing industry than any other university in the state. Specialize in restaurant management, event planning, hotel management, brewing science and more.

College of Aerospace, Computing, Engineering, and Design

The College of Aerospace, Computing, Engineering, and Design offers career relevant and in-demand programs designed to advance your career. Our strong industry partnerships ensure what you learn will prepare you to enter an exciting profession.

Two MSU Denver students operating a flight simulator on Auraria Campus.