Central NM Community College

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Catron Allred
Position: 
Director of Education Programs
Phone: 
(505) 224-3597

Mailing Address

525 Buena Vista SE
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87106
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
(505) 224-3090
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
Community College
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$54.00
Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: 
No
Locations Where Early Childhood Education Courses are Offered
Main Campus
525 Buena Vista SE
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87106
South Valley Campus
5816 Isleta SW
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87105
Joseph M. Montoya Campus
4700 Morris NE
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87111
Westside Campus
10549 Universe Blvd. NW
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87114
Rio Rancho Campus
2601 Campus Blvd. NE
Rio Rancho
New Mexico
87144
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Multicultural Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
64
Notes: 
Three concentrations are available within the Associate of Arts degree: Birth-3rd Grade Teacher Concentration; Program Administration Concentration; and Infant-Family Studies Concentration. All require 64 credits, with 29 credits in the ECME courses applicable to the concentration. All ECME courses are available in Spanish through the Bilingual Program. For information about the Bilingual Program, contact Elma Garcia at (505) 224-3605 or egarcia312@cnm.edu. Her office is in the Student Success Center, Room 110A.
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. CNM is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

Same as admission requirements for CNM

Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

Same as admission requirements for CNM

College Admission requirements: 

High school diploma or GED. Complete application, provide official transcripts, complete Accuplacer academic placement tests, and meet with an advisor before registering for classes.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
48
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
10
Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 
29
Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 
12
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 
24
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) on Saturdays: 
10
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 
181
Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: 
School did not update information for FY 2018
Articulation credit for the national Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential?: 
All Early Childhood courses count as training towards the national CDA credential. The NM Child Development Certificate (CDC) is recognized in NM as a CDA equivalent.

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