Luna Community College

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Brenda Ortega
Position: 
Academic Director of Early Childhood Teacher Education
Phone: 
505-454-2504

Mailing Address

366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas
New Mexico
87701
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
505-454-2534
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
Community College
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$38.00
Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: 
No
Locations Where Early Childhood Education Courses are Offered
Main Campus
366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas
New Mexico
87701
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associates of Arts in Early Childhood Multicultural Education (0-8 years)
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
62
Title: 
Associates of Arts in Early Childhood Multicultural Education (Infant/Toddler Studies)
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
62
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. Luna CC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

Same as admission requirements for Luna CC

Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

Same as admission requirements for Luna CC

College Admission requirements: 

High school diploma or GED. Apply to the college and submit official transcripts, take placement tests, consult an academic advisor before registering for classes.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
5
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
0
Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 
0
Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) on Saturdays: 
1
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 
4
Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: 
10
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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