EDUCATION IN METRO DENVER
Concorde Career Institute
111 Havana St.
Concorde offers short, affordable and
hands-on training programs for dental
assistants, insurance coding and billing
specialists, medical assistants, radiologic
technology, surgical technologists and
Cook Street Culinary School
of Fine Cooking
1937 Market St.
Cook Street School of Fine Cooking is a
contemporary culinary center dedicated
to professional and recreational culinary
and wine education. Cook Street’s
Recreational Program offers wine and
food enthusiasts at every skill level a
chance to expand their knowledge
through classes and special events. Every
class offered is hands-on with full student
participation. The Professional Food and
Wine Career Program features intensive,
hands-on training committed to regional
European culinary tradition and
technique. These programs make Cook
Street one of the premier culinary schools
in the nation. Cook Street also offers its
space for private events in which the
facility is exclusively yours.
Emily Griffith Opportunity School
1250 Welton St.
Emily Griffith founded Denver’s
Opportunity School in 1916. It is the
oldest adult vocational/technical school
in the United States and enrolls between
11,000 and 15,000 students each year.
Individualized hands-on instruction
prepares students for jobs as accountants,
welders and approximately 37 other
careers or trades. Up-to-date accredited
courses are offered in an affordable,
professional and friendly environment.
Emporia State University – School of
Library & Information Management
1059 Alton Way #222
The School of Library & Information
Management at Emporia State University,
Emporia, Kansas, has offered its master of
library science (MLS) degree program in
Denver since 1989. Faculty members travel
from the home campus to Denver to teach
classes on weekends and online. More
than 300 residents of the Rocky Mountain
region have earned the MLS degree
without attending classes at the Kansas
campus. The program is designed for
nontraditional students, particularly those
with full-time employment and family
commitments. Students meet approximately
14 weekends per year and complete the
42-hour requirements for graduation in less
than three years. The curriculum is also
accredited by the American Library
Association. For information about the MLS
program in Denver, call 303-340-2575 or
9065 Grant St.
14280 E. Jewell Ave., Suite 100
Everest College, formerly Parks College, is
a career-oriented school that offers a
variety of occupational programs. The
Thornton Campus is the main campus and
has a history that dates back to 1895. The
Aurora Campus opened in 1989.
The Iliff School of Theology
2201 S. University Blvd.
Founded in 1892, The Iliff School of
Theology is one of the nation’s 13 United
Methodist seminaries and serves
approximately 350 students each quarter.
The school offers both Master’s and
Doctoral degree programs, including the
master of divinity, the master of arts in
specialized ministry, the master of arts, and
the master of theological studies. Iliff also
offers, jointly with the University of Denver,
a Doctor of Philosophy program in
religious and theological studies. A Doctor
of Ministry program has recently been
developed for clergy interested in
advanced professional education.
ITT Technical Institute
500 E. 84th Ave., Suite B- 12
This nationally known technical institute
offers Associate and Bachelor’s degrees
in five schools—information technology,
electronics technology, drafting and
design, business and criminal justice.
2130 Arapahoe Ave.
Naropa University is a private, nonprofit,
nonsectarian liberal arts institution whose
core mission is contemplative education—
an approach to learning that integrates the
best of Eastern and Western educational
traditions. The university comprises a four-year undergraduate college and graduate
programs in the arts, education,
environmental studies, psychology, religious
studies and creation spirituality. It offers
bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as
professional development training and
classes for the community.
National American University (NAU)
1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 100