MSU Denver

Your on-ramp to job, career, and academic success

Career Launchpad offers affordable, introductory courses in several high-demand fields. The courses introduce you to the essential skills, techniques, and aspects of a certain career or industry.

All courses are taught by MSU Denver faculty. Courses are eight weeks long, self-paced, and completely online.

Flexible schedule

All courses are just eight weeks long, entirely online, and self-paced.

Career advisement

Receive a personal advising session with an industry leader.

High job demand

You will enhance your resume with critical skills.


All courses are $395 + a $35 processing fee.

How Stackable Credentials Work

Each course has different career and academic pathways. Once you successfully complete the course, you can immediately enter the workforce with newly learned skills. Or you can convert the course to 3 credits and continue to an MSU Denver certificate or degree.

You will receive a digital badge embedded with the competencies learned. You can include this badge on your resume, LinkedIn page, portfolio, or share it with an employer. Students will also receive a certificate of completion.

Fall 2023 Schedule


  • Registration opens – May 16
  • Courses begin – September 6
  • Last day to register – October 1
  • Courses end – November 1

Credit-By-Exam to convert the class to credit

  • Registration opens – October 6
  • Registration closes – November 16
  • Credit-By-Exam must be completed – December 16

Contact us

Email us

Phone: 303-615-1234

Office Location:
Jordan Student Success Building
3rd Floor – #330
Auraria Campus

Mailing Address:
MSU Denver
Innovative and Lifelong Learning
P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 6
Denver, CO 80217-3362