Eastern New Mexico University - Portales (Main Campus)

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Dr. Darron Smith
Position: 
Chair of the Department
Phone: 
(575) 562-2482

Mailing Address

1500 S. Avenue K
Portales
New Mexico
88130
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
575.562.2194
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
State University
Cost Per Credit Hour (other fees may apply): 
$229.59
Immigration Status Policy: 
Immigration status does not appear to be a requirement for taking early childhood courses.
Articulation: 
All early childhood courses are accepted at all New Mexico public institutions of higher education due to a statewide early childhood course articulation agreement.
Locations Where Early Childhood Education Courses are Offered
Main Campus
1500 S. Avenue K
Portales
New Mexico
88130
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
66
Total Credit Hours: 
120
Notes: 
The B.S. degree has 4 different emphasis options which include: o Birth – PreK with licensure; o Birth – PreK without licensure; o PreK – Grade 3 with licensure; and o Family, Infant and Toddler Studies without licensure.
Title: 
Master's in Special Education with emphasis in Early Childhood Special Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
24
Total Credit Hours: 
36
Notes: 
Dr. Rebecca Davis is the head of the MA program. Her contact information is: 575-392-6840/562-1530;A Rebecca.Davis@enmu.edu
Accreditation: 
Higher Learning Commission accredits the college; the EC Degree program is not specifically accredited.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

Admission to the college.

College Admission requirements: 

Application; college diploma, ACT or SAT scores.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each semester: 
6
Average # EC courses offered online each semester: 
3
Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each semester: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each semester (not summer) in the evening: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each semester (not summer) on Saturdays: 
0
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships per year (average): 
22
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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