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College of Health, Education, and Nursing

Program Major Minor Masters Keywords Content
Coaching Z
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Coaching, sports
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Masters
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The Coaching minor is designed for students aspiring to coach individuals from pre-Kindergarten through college.

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Curriculum / Admissions Criteria

Early Childhood Education A
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early childhood education, teaching, kindergarten
Major
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Minor
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Masters
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The Early Childhood Education program is focused on teaching children from birth through age 8. We offer two four-year Bachelor of Science degree programs: one with Director Qualification and one with K-3 licensure.

Students will acquire a strong foundation in child development and education through engaging courses and practical field work.

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Emphasis Areas

K-3 Licensure
Director Qualification

Curriculum / Admissions Criteria

Education Z
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teaching, classroom, school
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Minor
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Masters
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The Master of Education program prepares teachers of quality and distinction. At CSU Pueblo, preparing teachers is a campus-wide responsibility, with faculty and administrators involved in support of the program's mission.

The Master of Education is available on campus, hybrid format, or entirely online through CSU Pueblo Online.

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Differentiators

Our Master of Education program has partnerships with 17 school districts and four community colleges in southern and southeastern Colorado. The joint efforts of students, faculty, and administrators across all partners focus on improving the quality of learning in classrooms in elementary, secondary, and higher education.

Emphasis Areas

Art Education
Curriculum & Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Early Learning
English
Health & Physical Education
Instructional Technology
Linguistically Diverse Education
Music Education
Space Studies for Educators
Special Education
World Language
Exercise Science, Physical Education and Recreation A
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exhpr,exercise,coaching,training,physiology
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Minor
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Masters
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The BS in EXPER prepares students for professional positions and leadership roles in Exercise Science, Physical Education Teacher Preparation, Recreation, and Strength and Conditioning through experiential educational opportunities that promote healthy lifestyles.

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Differentiators

Students are provided laboratory and field experiences that allow observations, inferences, and the opportunities to master skills hands-on.Graduates of the Strength and Conditioning emphasis are prepared to take the National Strength and Conditioning Association certification.

Emphasis Areas

General Exercise Science
Physical Education K-12 Teacher Preparation
Recreation
Strength & Conditioning
Fitness and Recreational Sports Management Z
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exercise, athletics, coaching, physical, training, management
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Minor
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Masters
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The Fitness and Recreational Sports Management minor prepares graduates to work in positions of leadership in a variety of recreational service agencies. 

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Career Outcomes / Salaries

Prospective employers include parks and recreation departments at the city, county, district, and state levels as well as voluntary youth agencies such as the YWCA/YMCA, boys’ and girls’ clubs and scouting.

Curriculum / Admissions Criteria

Health Science and Administration A
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health administration, health, administration, healthcare
Major
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Minor
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Masters
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The Health Science and Administration, B.A.S. degree prepares students for an advanced career in a large interdisciplinary healthcare arena. The program, which is designed for allied health professionals, requires an AAS degree in an allied health field for admission.

 

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Differentiators

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Science and Administration is available entirely online through CSU Pueblo Online.

Health Sciences A
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health science,nursing,athletic training
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Minor
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Masters
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The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is available to students who desire to work in healthcare, allied health, or public health fields.  

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Differentiators

The BS in Health Science Program is an excellent preparatory program for many graduate level health science degrees such as the Master of Nursing, Master of Athletic Training. Additionally, it is an excellent completion degree for individuals that already have a two year allied health degree.

Emphasis Areas

General Health Science
Pre-Athletic Training
Pre-Nursing
Public Health
Health Coaching

Career Outcomes / Salaries

Estimated ~$50,000 starting salaries

Liberal Studies (Elementary) A
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education, elementary, liberal studies
Major
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Minor
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Masters
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The Liberal Studies, B.S. provides a strong liberal arts education for future elementary education teachers. The coursework provides both breadth and depth in the arts and humanities, English, math, sciences, and social sciences. Required courses also provide support in each area of the Colorado Content Standards.

Students are required to select an emphasis area for an additional 15 hours of study. 

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Emphasis Areas

Art
English
Health
Language and Linguistics
Math
Modern Foreign Languages
Music
Science
Social Studies

Curriculum / Admissions Criteria

Nursing A
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Z
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A
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nursing, medical, physiology, medicine, ban
Major
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Minor
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Masters
A

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science with a Major in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees.

The school prepares graduates for professional positions as safe, competent and caring nurses to meet the health care needs of diverse populations.

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Differentiators

The BSN program was previously ranked #64 in the nation and is available as a full online program through CSU Pueblo Online.

The Baccalaureate, RN to BSN and Masters of Science with a Major in Nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and/or ACEN.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Outdoor Recreation Z
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physical, exercise, education, outdoor
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Minor
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Masters
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A Minor in Outdoor Recreation gives you the leadership, technical, and facilitation skills you need to help develop individuals in the outdoors.

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Curriculum / Admissions Criteria

Reading Z
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A
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reading, education
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Minor
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Masters
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The Reading Minor is for elementary, secondary, or K-12 teacher certification candidates who wish to have a recognized area of strength in the teaching of reading and other language arts.

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Curriculum / Admissions Criteria

Recreation Z
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recreation, rec, sports, outdoors
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Minor
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Masters
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The Recreation minor prepares graduates be leaders in a variety of recreational service agencies. 

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Differentiators

Students completing the Recreation Management concentration are eligible to sit for the Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP).

Career Outcomes / Salaries

Prospective employers include parks and recreation departments at the city, county, district, and state levels as well as voluntary youth agencies such as the YWCA/YMCA, boys’ and girls’ clubs and scouting. Other areas of employment include recreation programs in the military, hospital, commercial, and worksite settings as well as hospital and therapeutic settings.

Curriculum / Admissions Criteria

Program Major Minor Masters Keywords Content
Athletic Training Z
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exercise, athletics, coaching, physical
Major
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Minor
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Masters
A

Athletic training is the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses to the athlete or the physically active. Completion of the CSU-Pueblo Athletic Training Program will prepare the athletic training student to challenge the Board of Certification (BOC) examination and the profession of athletic training.

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Differentiators

Students can enroll in the B.S. in Health Science with an emphasis in Pre-Athletic Training. By their third year of coursework, they are then eligible to apply to the 3+2 Program by submitting an application for the Master of Science in Athletic Training.

Curriculum / Admissions Criteria

Education Z
Z
A
A
A
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teaching, classroom, school
Major
Z
Minor
A
Masters
A

The Master of Education program prepares teachers of quality and distinction. At CSU Pueblo, preparing teachers is a campus-wide responsibility, with faculty and administrators involved in support of the program's mission.

The Master of Education is available on campus, hybrid format, or entirely online through CSU Pueblo Online.

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Differentiators

Our Master of Education program has partnerships with 17 school districts and four community colleges in southern and southeastern Colorado. The joint efforts of students, faculty, and administrators across all partners focus on improving the quality of learning in classrooms in elementary, secondary, and higher education.

Emphasis Areas

Art Education
Curriculum & Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Early Learning
English
Health & Physical Education
Instructional Technology
Linguistically Diverse Education
Music Education
Space Studies for Educators
Special Education
World Language
Nurse Educator Z
Z
Z
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A
A
nurse, educator, nursing
Major
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Minor
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Masters
A

The Nurse Educator, Master of Science in Nursing program prepares nurses to practice as faculty or staff development educators in universities, hospital-based schools of nursing, technical schools, and health care facilities.

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Differentiators

The Nurse Educator program is available entirely online through CSU Pueblo Online

Nurse Manager and Leader Z
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A
A
nurse, manager, leader, nursing, management
Major
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Minor
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Masters
A

Nurse managers and leaders are involved in a healthcare facility's high-level operations, strategic planning, and long-term vision.

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Differentiators

The Nurse Manager and Leader, M.S. program is available entirely online through CSU Pueblo Online.

Nursing A
A
Z
Z
A
A
nursing, medical, physiology, medicine, ban
Major
A
Minor
Z
Masters
A

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science with a Major in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees.

The school prepares graduates for professional positions as safe, competent and caring nurses to meet the health care needs of diverse populations.

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Differentiators

The BSN program was previously ranked #64 in the nation and is available as a full online program through CSU Pueblo Online.

The Baccalaureate, RN to BSN and Masters of Science with a Major in Nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and/or ACEN.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Teaching Licensures Z
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teacher, teaching, education
Major
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Minor
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Masters
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The School of Education offers certificates that lead to teacher licensure in the State of Colorado for those that already have a bachelor’s degree.

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Program Major Minor Masters Keywords Content
Education Z
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teaching, classroom, school
Major
Z
Minor
A
Masters
A

The Master of Education program prepares teachers of quality and distinction. At CSU Pueblo, preparing teachers is a campus-wide responsibility, with faculty and administrators involved in support of the program's mission.

The Master of Education is available on campus, hybrid format, or entirely online through CSU Pueblo Online.

...............................................................................................................................................................................

Differentiators

Our Master of Education program has partnerships with 17 school districts and four community colleges in southern and southeastern Colorado. The joint efforts of students, faculty, and administrators across all partners focus on improving the quality of learning in classrooms in elementary, secondary, and higher education.

Emphasis Areas

Art Education
Curriculum & Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Early Learning
English
Health & Physical Education
Instructional Technology
Linguistically Diverse Education
Music Education
Space Studies for Educators
Special Education
World Language
Health Science and Administration A
A
Z
Z
Z
Z
health administration, health, administration, healthcare
Major
A
Minor
Z
Masters
Z

The Health Science and Administration, B.A.S. degree prepares students for an advanced career in a large interdisciplinary healthcare arena. The program, which is designed for allied health professionals, requires an AAS degree in an allied health field for admission.

 

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Differentiators

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Science and Administration is available entirely online through CSU Pueblo Online.

Nurse Educator Z
Z
Z
Z
A
A
nurse, educator, nursing
Major
Z
Minor
Z
Masters
A

The Nurse Educator, Master of Science in Nursing program prepares nurses to practice as faculty or staff development educators in universities, hospital-based schools of nursing, technical schools, and health care facilities.

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Differentiators

The Nurse Educator program is available entirely online through CSU Pueblo Online

Nurse Manager and Leader Z
Z
Z
Z
A
A
nurse, manager, leader, nursing, management
Major
Z
Minor
Z
Masters
A

Nurse managers and leaders are involved in a healthcare facility's high-level operations, strategic planning, and long-term vision.

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Differentiators

The Nurse Manager and Leader, M.S. program is available entirely online through CSU Pueblo Online.

Nursing A
A
Z
Z
A
A
nursing, medical, physiology, medicine, ban
Major
A
Minor
Z
Masters
A

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science with a Major in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees.

The school prepares graduates for professional positions as safe, competent and caring nurses to meet the health care needs of diverse populations.

...............................................................................................................................................................................

Differentiators

The BSN program was previously ranked #64 in the nation and is available as a full online program through CSU Pueblo Online.

The Baccalaureate, RN to BSN and Masters of Science with a Major in Nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and/or ACEN.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

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