Graduate and Post-Graduate Students Programs

Signature and Affiliate Graduate Programs


​​Urban Underserved Track (CU-UNITE) is a longitudinal track for students at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, College of Nursing Nurse Practitioner program, and the Physician Assistant (CHA/PA) program. CU-UNITE is designed for students interested in working with urban underserved communities. The track will provide the skills and support needed for future health care providers serving those urban populations.
Contact: Jamal Moloo |​​CU Unite Homepage​

Naomi Spector |

Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students for Health Professionals (GEMS-HP)

The goal of the GEMS-HP Program is to provide summer research opportunities in basic and translational research in the areas of Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases to students currently enrolled in Health Professional training including, but not limited to, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant and Public Health. 

Contact: Jill Penafiel | | GEMS Homepage​


Irving Harris Program in Child Development and Infant Mental Health 

​The Irving Harris Program in Child Development and Infant Mental Health provides clinical training, consultation, advocacy, and research in infant and early childhood mental health.  Postdoctoral and community fellowships are offered to qualified professionals seeking advanced training in infant and early childhood mental health.  Program faculty provide supervision, consultation, and training to academic programs and community agencies in Colorado as well as across the nation.

Advancement of Scholars in Cancer Education aNd Training (ASCENT)

ASCENT is a two-year mentored cancer research training and professional and career development experience designed to prepare 
post-baccalaureate students to enroll and succeed in top-tier cancer-related PhD or MD-PhD programs.


Baccalaureate to Medicine and Research (B2MR)

A two-year program for MD and MD-PhD for candidates
pursuing a medical degree focusing on becoming clinician-scientists.


Colorado Summer Institute in Biostatistics (CoSIBS)

CoSIBS is a Summer Institute in Biostatistics (SIBS) program that is sponsored by a grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The purpose of the NHLBI SIBS program is to introduce advanced undergraduate and early-stage graduate students to the field of biostatistics and the frontiers of data sciences.

Contact: | CoSIBS

MHA Pathways to Dentistry Program

The MHA Pathway to Dentistry Program ("Pathway Program") provides academic and professional preparation and a pathway to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine’s (SDM) Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) program through the M.S. in Modern Human Anatomy.

Contact: Amisha Singh, DDS | | MHA Pathways to Dentistry Program

PATHGDS (PATHways in Genomic Data Science)

PATH-GDS is a two-year program to introduce and train MS Statistics and MS Applied Mathematics students in genomics research. Our goal is to build an inclusive and representative community of genomic data scientists to foster retention in academia and industry.

Contact: Joshua French, PhD| joshua.french@ucdenver.eduPATHGDS

School of Dental Medicine International Student Program (ISP)

The International Student Program offers qualified graduates of foreign dental programs the opportunity to earn the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the CU School of Dental Medicine. Graduates of this two-year accelerated DDS program may take any state or regional board, and thus are eligible for licensure and practice ​within the United States.

Certificate in Allied & Professional Health Sciences

The CU Denver Certificate in Allied & Professional Health Sciences was developed as an opportunity for the many students who already have a bachelor’s degree and want to shift their career into this large and fast-growing industry to improve employment opportunities and potential earnings. 

Contact: Contact: Trishia Vasquez | | Certificate in Allied & Professional Health Sciences

​CU Roberts Noyce Scholarship Program in STEM 

The CU Denver Robert Noyce Scholarship Program promotes secondary teaching as a career for undergraduates and post-baccalaureates majors in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Through a generous grant from the National Science Foundation, the Noyce Program aims to respond to the critical need for high-quality math and science teachers by providing scholarships, research and teaching experiences, and professional development for talented students.

Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) Office of Communications and Outreach

LASP is committed to building innovative education and outreach programs that connect scientists and engineers with the public. Joining forces with high-quality educational and scientific partners in Colorado and across the country, we create dynamic Earth and space science programs tailored to the unique needs of students, teachers, journalists, and the public.

Office for Educational Outreach and Pathway Initiatives

Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

CU Anschutz

Education II North

13120 East 19th Avenue

Room 5223

Aurora, CO 80045



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