Unsurpassed Value in Professional Education
The College of Professional Studies' (CPS) primary objective is student success. Through excellence in learning, CPS prepares students for professional life and post-graduate degrees. CPS fosters an atmosphere of respect among students, staff and faculty. Graduates are culturally enriched as a result of our focus on inclusive excellence.
Led by academically-qualified faculty bolstered by real-world experience, CPS engages Colorado with partnerships and interacts with the community as a living laboratory through meaningful internships and field placements. CPS provides opportunities and resources for the life-long learning necessary for career advancement in a global society.
Real World Experience
The College of Professional Studies integrates academic excellence with real world experience for a diverse student community, striving to be the pre-eminent source of professional education in Colorado.
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In the next decade, employment in the health care industry is projected to grow 19 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Colorado, the same trend holds true.
“Every hospital is expanding right now,” says Jeremy Stern, executive director of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. “Boomers are living longer. Alternative treatments are emerging. New diseases are being diagnosed. Health organizations have never been busier.”
Enter Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Master of Health Administration program, which builds on the long-standing health care management undergraduate degree the school established in 1972. Applications for the program are due by Nov. 4, and classes begin in the spring semester.