A message from the Dean
A message from the Dean, Dr. Gregory Anderson
Hello, I am Dean Greg Anderson, and I'd like to introduce you to the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver. At Morgridge, we believe that the field of education is the gateway for the future success of our country. Our staff and faculty have developed strong programs in the domains of P-20 education; Educational, School and Counseling Psychology; and Library and Information Science to provide our students with a solid foundation to further the public good.
Choosing a graduate school is one of the most important decisions you'll make as you lay the foundation for your future career. The University of Denver has a long-standing reputation for excellence, innovation and partnership with the Denver community. Founded in 1864, our university is recognized as the premier private university in the Rocky Mountain West. Graduates from DU now can be found in prominent positions throughout the country and the world, providing leadership and high quality professional services.
Whether you are seeking a professional credential in education, library and information science, or counseling or school psychology, at DU's Morgridge College of Education you can count on having high-quality learning experiences in your coursework and through practical experience in the community. You'll have the opportunity to meet and work closely with an interesting and diverse group of fellow students, as well as nationally renowned faculty. We offer small class sizes so that you will really get to know your faculty and the other students learning with you.
Your experience at Morgridge will empower you to forge positive change in education. We are committed to preparing you to think creatively and lead effectively in an array of professional environments. You will have the opportunity to discuss, research, and address relevant educational issues as you work with your professors and peers.
At Morgridge we are focused on learning - your learning as a student here, the ongoing learning of our faculty as they conduct research, and the learning of the individuals and groups with whom you will work in the future. You can expect to be challenged intellectually and personally, because we will ask you to grow and develop both as a student and as an ethical, caring, and responsible professional.
Our student body is diverse as we provide programs tailored to students just out of their undergraduate programs and those that are convenient for working adults to attend, with evening and weekend schedules. Whether you are looking for a full-time or part-time program, we maintain rigorous academic standards.
A graduate degree or certificate from DU's Morgridge College of Education is a nationally respected credential that lays the pathway as you take your step in furthering your career. At Morgridge, our mission is to help prepare you through well-designed coursework and relevant practical experiences to further our mission of providing equity and Inclusive Excellence in education.
Please take the time to review the information on our website and reach out to our admissions team with any questions you may have. We also hope that you will consider attending an information session where we can meet you in person and give you a tour of our cutting-edge new building, Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall, which was built with the latest in educational and interpersonal technology to advance the learning experience of our students. We hope to see you next fall!
Gregory M. Anderson, Dean, Morgridge College of Education