Contact InformationEarly Childhood Department Website: Visit WebsiteContact Name: Shirley MeckesPosition: Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Multicultural EducationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 401-864-05664 Mailing Address1005 Diamond St.Las VegasNew Mexico87701Financial Aid DepartmentFinancial Aid Department Website: Financial Aid Department Program DetailsType of Institution: State UniversityCost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): $225.00Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: No 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 Campus1005 Diamond St.Las VegasNew Mexico87701 Rio Rancho Center1700 Grande Blvd. SE #100Rio RanchoNew Mexico87124Virginia Padilla-Vigil, Director, 505-891-6900 Farmington Center3539 E. 30th St. #203FarmingtonNew Mexico87402(505) 566.3552 Santa Fe Higher Education Center6401 Richards Ave.Santa FeNew Mexico87508 Degrees or Certificates Offered Title: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Multicultural EducationEarly Childhood Credit Hours: 77Total Credit Hours: 137Notes: This degree meets the requirements for professional teacher preparation for the state of New Mexico. A teaching license will be issued by NM PED upon passing the NMTA and student teaching. Title: Minor in Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Credit Hours: 26Total Credit Hours: 137Notes: Individuals who do not want a teaching license can pursue this degree which does not include a student teaching semester. Degree Plan Page: Degree Plan PageCourse Schedule Page: Course Schedule PageEarly Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: No, NMHU does not offer an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL. Requirements for AdmissionEarly Childhood Certificate class requirements: Apply to college. Early Childhood Degree program requirements: Apply to college; pass NMTA Basic skills test prior to student teaching. College Admission requirements: Application; high school transcripts; ACT or SAT or other placement tests. Early Childhood Program Status Average # EC courses offered each term: 26Average # EC courses offered online each term: 12Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 6Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 0Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 20Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) on Saturdays: 1Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 28Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: School did not update information for FY 2018Articulation 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.