Thank you very much for your interest in MSU Denver Graduate Programs. We are here to help you succeed—from finding the Master’s or Graduate Certificate Program that would suit you best, to celebrating your graduation.

Please feel free to come by my office for a chat (Jordan Student Success Building, 3rd floor, Provost Suit, room 330M), or send me an email to set up an appointment for an in-person or virtual meeting. If it would be helpful to you, we can also meet virtually after hours.

If you have already decided which program you would like to join but have questions about admissions or transfer credits, please contact my colleague Ben Caldwell, our Graduate Admissions Coordinator. He can be reached at: [email protected] or 303-605-7752.

If you are concerned which loan support might be available for your graduate studies, please visit the MSU Denver Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship.

Please visit our Events Page to learn about our programs and meet us in-person.

MSU Denver Graduate Studies is here for you. Let us help you to make your future happen.

Dr. I. Wefes
Professor and Associate Vice President
MSU Denver Graduate Studies
[email protected]

Application Fee Waiver

Application fees for domestic applicants are waived from October 1, 2023 through October 1, 2024.

Map the road to your future.

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1. Choose a program.

Browse our program options and request more information or meet with a graduate coordinator to learn more.

Graduate Programs
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2. Review requirements.

Review admission requirements for your program and begin preparing your application materials.

Admission Requirements
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3. Apply online.

Submit your required materials and information through our online application.

Apply Today!

Master's Programs and Graduate Certificates

Application fees waived starting 10/1/2023 through 10/1/2024

Browse our graduate programs by graduate certificates and graduate degrees.  You can also browse all graduate programs at once on the university’s Academic Programs page

Graduate Certificates (Non-Degree Programs)

Delivery Modes

Graduate Degree Programs

Master’s Program Fully Online Program Hybrid Program In-Person Only Program
Master of Business Administration X X
Master of Clinical and Behavioral Health X
Master of Curriculum and Instruction X X X
Master of Cybersecurity X
Master of Health Administration X
Master of Nutrition and Dietetics X
Master of Professional Accountancy X X
Master of Social Work X X X
Master of Speech-Language Pathology X X
Master of Teaching X

Graduate Certificate Programs

Certificate Program Fully Online Program Hybrid Program In-Person Only Program
Business Analytics Graduate Certificate X
Risk Assurance and Advisory Graduate Certificate X
Cyber Defense Graduate Certificate X
Cyber Leadership Graduate Certificate X
Cyber Investigation Graduate Certificate X
Autism and Significant Support Needs Graduate Certificate X
Trauma-Informed Practices Graduate Certificate X X
English Education Graduate Certificate X X X
Dietetic Internship Graduate Certificate X
Nutrition Science Graduate Certificate X
Lactation Consultant Graduate Certificate X


Cost of Our Programs

The total cost of graduate studies at MSU Denver varies. Differences in program tuition, living arrangements, residency status and other variables mean the cost of your education might be different from your peers.

Learn more about costs associated with our programs on our Cost page, including tuition rates, health insurance, taxes, and benefits for students from specific states and U.S territories outside of Colorado through the Western Regional Graduate Program tuition rate.

Admission Requirements

Before you begin your application, you should review the specific admission requirements for your program, as these requirements vary from program to program.

Common requirements across programs can include:

  • Transcripts
  • Minimum GPA
  • Personal Statement (Ask your program for specifics.)
  • Academic/Professional References

International student applicants can find information about requirements for admission by visiting our International Admission Requirements Page

Application process

Once you have gathered the necessary information to begin your application, use the link below to access the university application system.

A few tips to help you get started:

  • You will use the button titled “START ROADRUNNER APPLICATION” on the Apply Today page linked below.
  • Once you create and/or log in to your application account, choose “Master’s (Graduate Level)” as your application type.
  • Once you reach the “Basic Information” step in the application, select your program.
  • SAVE your progress and return to the application later if you need to pause. However, be aware of the program application deadlines posted below.

Program Completion Information

Are you nearing the end of your Master’s Degree or Graduate Certificate program? Be aware of deadlines and follow all procedures found on the following page to submit your application for program completion.


The master’s programs at Metropolitan State University of Denver are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Meet our group


Inge Wefes, PhD

Associate Vice President

[email protected] 303-605-5052
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Chip Hagan

Financial Analysis Manager

[email protected]
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Ben Caldwell

Graduate Admissions Coordinator

[email protected] (303) 605-7752
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Raenea Gomez

Policy and Process Manager

[email protected]
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Bri Wilberding

Administrative Assistant

[email protected] (303) 605-5645

Contact the MSU Denver Graduate Studies Office

Jordan Student Success Building, Provost Suite 330M

[email protected]


Mailing Address:
MSU Denver Graduate Studies
Campus Box 48
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217

Thank you very much for visiting our website and allowing us to share with you a little bit of what graduate education is all about. Students who are interested in graduate studies have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university and want now to deepen their knowledge in a specific field – they want to become experts.

MSU Denver currently offers several Graduate Certificates and Master’s Degree Programs, and you can find more information about these programs here. We welcome and value students from all walks and backgrounds and are proud to be recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institute that offers graduate programs.

If there are any questions that we can answer for you, including concerns you might have related to your application documents, please contact us at [email protected] or call 303-605-5052. If you’d like to meet with any of us to discuss your plans or hopes related to graduate school you can also visit us any time in the Jordan Student Success Building on the 3rd floor (Provost Suite 330).