Navajo Technical University

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Della Begay
Position: 
Associate Professor
Phone: 
(505) 786-4304

Mailing Address

Lower Point Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint
New Mexico
87313
Financial Aid Department
Contact Name: 
Yolanda Begay
Phone: 
(505) 786-4309
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
Native American College
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$71.25
Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: 
No. Also, Navajo Tech enrolls both tribal members and non-tribal members, with higher tuition for non-tribal members.
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
Crownpoint Campus
Lower Point Road, State HWY 371
Crownpoint
New Mexico
87313
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associate of Science in Early Childhood Multicultural Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
30
Total Credit Hours: 
70
Title: 
Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Multicultural Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
43
Total Credit Hours: 
120
Notes: 
For Bachelor of Science, students choose one (1) Licensure program equaling 24 credit hours. Early Childhood Teacher Licensure: Birth to Age 4 OR Early Childhood Teacher Licensure: Birth to Age 8
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. Navaho Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

Same as college admission requirements

Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

Same as college admission requirements. Student teachers must have fingerprinting, background checks, CPR/First Aid Training, and Food-handling Training.

College Admission requirements: 

High school diploma or GED. Students must submit an application for admission and for financial aid, as well as placement tests.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
4
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: 
0
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 
0
Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: 
51
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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