Mesalands Community College

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Janet Griffiths
Position: 
Faculty
Phone: 
(575) 461-4413 ext 184

Mailing Address

911 South Tenth St.
Tucumcari
New Mexico
88401
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
(575) 461-4413ext136
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
Community College
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$58.00
Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: 
No
Articulation: 
http://www.mesalands.edu/future-students/transfer-credits/
Locations Where Early Childhood Education Courses are Offered
Main Campus
911 South Tenth St.
Tucumcari
New Mexico
88401
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
63
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. Mesalands CC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

The same as college admission requirements

Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

The same as college admission requirements

College Admission requirements: 

High school diploma or GED. Mesalands Community College has an open admission policy, and students may apply year-round. Students must complete the online application, submit official transcripts, complete placement tests, and meet with an academic advisor before they register for classes.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
3
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
1
Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 
1
Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 
3
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) on Saturdays: 
0
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 
0
Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: 
6
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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