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Contact Information for CMU Academic Departments

For more details on programs and a complete listing of CMU's majors, minors, and concentrations, see the Academic Program Requirements page.

For IRISStudent Life, the University CenterResidence LifeRegistrar's OfficeFinancial AidStudent Advocacy and HealthCampus SafetyCampus Recreation, as well as Student Health and Counseling Services, major declaration, or just more information about on- and off-campus services and activities provided by Student Services, see the Student Services page.


Art and Design


  • Animation, Film and Motion Design
  • Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Art


Department Head:
Eric Elliott

Administrative Assistant:
Ashtonn Means

Office: FA 200 | 970.248.1833
Art and Design Dept. website

Biological Sciences


  • Biological Sciences
  • Forensic Science


Department Head:
Carrie McVean

Administrative Assistant:
Amy O'Campo

Office: WS 232 | 970.248.1993
Biological Sciences Dept. website



  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Economics
  • Energy Management/Landman
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate


Academic Head Davis School of Business:
Carlos Baldo

Professional Staff Assistant:
Jessa Dearth, MA | 970.248.1334

Office: DH 301 | 970.248.1778
Davis School of Business

Computer Science and Engineering


  • Civil Engineering*
  • Computer/Electrical Engineering*
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Mechanical Engineering*
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Web Application Development
* Offered through the CMU-CU Boulder Engineering Partnership Program


Department Head | CMU Department of Engineering
Scott Bevill | 970.248.1459

Director | CMU/CU Boulder Engineering Partnership Program
Nathan McNeill | 970.248.1623

Confluence Hall

Administrative Assistant:
Susan Kirtland | 970.248.1400

1410 N. 7th Street,
Grand Junction CO

Engineering Department website

Computer Science website

Health Sciences


  • Health Information Technology Systems
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nursing
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Surgical Technology


Department Head:
Lucy Graham

Staff Assistant:
Renae Phillips or Jennifer Barton

Office:  MC 173 | 970.248.1398
Health Sciences Dept. website



  • Athletic Training
  • Exercise Science
  • Kinesiology – Adapted Physical Education
  • Kinesiology – K-12 Education
  • Personal Training
  • Sport Management
  • Fitness and Health Promotion
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Outdoor Recreation Industry Studies
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies


Department Head:
Jeremy Hawkins

Administrative Assistants:

  • Krista Bonino (Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Sport Management, Outdoor Recreation)
    • 970.248.1635
  •  Brittany Fridal(Occupational Therapy)
    • 970.248.1484
  • Shelly Hurt (Physical Therapy)
    • 970.248.2266
  • Madeline Price (Physician Assistant)
    • 970.248.2263

Office: MC 237 | 970.248.1635
Kinesiology Dept. website


Languages, Literature and Mass Communication


  • Classical Studies
  • English
  • Mass Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish


Department Head:
Tiffany Kinney

Administrative Assistant:
Shannon Davidson

Office: EH 237 | 970.248.1687
Languages, Literature and Mass Communication Dept. website

Mathematics and Statistics


  • Mathematics
  • Statistics


Department Head:
Lisa Driskell

Administrative Assistant:
Tina Ranivomboahangy

Office: WS 132 |  970.248.1407
Mathematics and Statistics Dept. website



  • Jazz Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education (K-12)
  • Music Performance
  • Music With Elective Studies in Business


Department Head:
Darin Kamstra

Administrative Assistant:
Lyn Ross, Melinda Scott

Office:  MPAC 141 | 970.248.1233, 970.248.1323
Music Dept. website

Physical and Environmental Sciences


  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Geosciences
  • Geographic Information Science and Technology
  • Physics
  • Sustainability Practices
  • Watershed Science


Department Head:
James Ayers

Administrative Assistant:
Amy O'Campo

Office: WS 232 | 970.248.1993
Physical and Environmental Sciences Dept. website

See entry above for contact information for the Engineering programs.

Social and Behavioral Sciences


  • Addiction Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Criminal Justice (for POST certification, see CMU Tech listing below)
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Emergency Management and Disaster Planning
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Forensic Investigation - Psychology
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration/Public Safety (inactive)
  • Public History
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Women's and Gender Studies


Interim Department Head:
Justin Gollob

Administrative Assistant:
Cathy Rickley

Office: LHH 413 | 970.248.1696
Social and Behavioral Sciences Dept. website

Teacher Education


  • Education (Graduate-level)
  • Teacher Licensure (Students will have an advisor in their major field of study and in the Center for Teacher Education):
    • Elementary Education
    • K-12 Education
    • Secondary Education
  • Post-baccalaureate Initial Teacher Licensure


Department Head:
Nick Bardo

Administrative Assistant:
Mary Kienietz

Center for Teacher Education, DH 109L | 970-248-1786
Teacher Education Dept. website

Theatre Arts


  • Dance
  • Speech
  • Theatre Arts


Department Head:
Mo LaMee

Administrative Assistant:
Lyn Ross, Melinda Scott

Office: MPAC 141 | 970.248.1233, 970.248.1323
Theatre Arts Dept. website

Contact Information for Campuses

Colorado Mesa University Montrose Campus

Montrose Campus provides courses leading to the completion of selected associate of art (AA) degrees, bachelor of art (BA) degree completion tracks, general education classes, and selected upper division and graduate-level classes.


Director: Steven Metheny
Executive Assistant: Tamra Miller Brown
Student Services Coordinator: Chris Wilcox
Location: 245 South Cascade Ave, Montrose, CO 81401
Phone Number: 970.249.7009

Montrose Campus website

CMU Tech

CMU Tech is an open admission, comprehensive community college providing higher education instruction for academic transfer programs and career technical programs.


  • Agriculture Science
  • Applied Business
  • Baking and Pastry
  • Criminal Justice
  • Construction Electrical
  • Construction Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electric Lineworker
  • Emergency Medical Technician (Basic, Paramedic)
  • Fire Science
  • Gerontology
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Land Surveying and Geomatics
  • Manufacturing Technology (Mechatronics, Drafting, Welding)
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Nurse Aide
  • Peace Officers Academy - P.O.S.T. Certification
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Transportation Services
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Viticulture and Enology
  • Wildland Fire Management


Student Services | 970.255.2670
Director of Instruction: Christi Hein | 970.255.2606
Professional Staff Assistant to the Director of Instruction: Carrie Moore | 970.255.2671
CMU Tech website