Metropolitan State University received the National Hesburgh Award for Teaching Excellence. The University's full- and part-time instructors are distinguished professionals in their fields, and students receive a quality education that is in touch with the real world.


College of Sciences

Is a place to explore the natural sciences, computer technology and mathematics. Our programs include: biology, chemistry, computer sciences and application development, cybersecurity, ecology, applied mathematics and statistics as well as secondary teaching in life sciences and mathematics.

College of Sciences


College of Liberal Arts

Offers a variety programs in humanities, social sciences, communications, and the arts. These fields make up the heart of a university education.

College of Liberal Arts


College of Community Studies and Public Affairs

Offers programs in human services, psychology, social work,  non-profit leadership, public administration and houses the School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.

College of Community and Public Affairs


College of Individualized Studies

Offers students the opportunity to develop an individualized course of study towards the Bachelor of Arts using a variety of learning strategies, including traditional classes. With guidance from College of Individualized Studies faculty and advisors, students engage in deep reflection upon the meaning of their education, and assume responsibility for and authority over the direction of their studies.

College of Individualized Studies


College of Management

Offers a variety of options in accounting, finance, economics, management, management information systems, decision sciences, marketing, international business and graduate programs. 

College of Management


School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Offers a variety of undergraduate and certificate programs in law enforcement and criminal justice, as well as a Master of Science in Criminal Justice. 

School of Law Enforcement


College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Offers a variety of degree programs and learning opportunities through the Departments of Dental Hygiene, Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, and the School of Nursing. 

College of Nursing and Health Sciences


School of Urban Education

Offers a variety of options for licensure areas in the Urban Education Program: Urban Early Childhood Education, Urban Elementary Education Urban and Secondary Education. Gain a teaching license to teach urban students in grades 5-12 in these subjects: Communication Arts and Literature, Life Sciences, Mathematics, and Social Studies. 

School of Urban Education