If you are interested in a career in higher education administration, policy, teaching or research, the Morgridge Higher Education programs will help prepare you for a career in colleges and universities as well as government and non-profit settings related to postsecondary education.
At Morgridge, our program is built on “inclusive excellence,” a concept based on the idea that inclusiveness produces excellence and excellence requires inclusiveness. We recognize that students and instructors from diverse social and cultural backgrounds all bring unique gifts, talents and experiences that make tremendous contributions to the teaching, learning and climate in higher education.
Why should you choose Morgridge?
Through our InContext learning approach, we help prepare you to lead in diverse settings by combining in-class learning with hands-on experiences such as:
- Equity-based research about persistent, timely problems facing postsecondary education
- Meaningful service to the University of Denver and broader Colorado community in matters pertaining to postsecondary education, especially related to equity, diversity and social justice
- Internship, assistantship and service-learning opportunities with its community partners such as the Center for Academic Services & Advising at the Colorado School of Mines, Center for Multicultural Excellence at the University of Denver, Colorado Community Colleges Online, Denver Scholarship Foundation, University of Denver Office of Student Life, and Arapahoe Community College
Explore our Higher Education degree program options below.