New Mexico Junior College

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Lynda Newman
Position: 
Department Chair/Professor
Phone: 
575-492-2826

Mailing Address

1 Thunderbird Circle
Hobbs
New Mexico
88240
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
800-657-6260
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
Community College
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$55.00
Immigration 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 Campus
1 Thunderbird Circle
Hobbs
New Mexico
88240
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associates of Arts (AA) in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
60
Title: 
Certificate in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
29
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. NM Junior College 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

College Admission requirements: 

High school diploma or equivalent; assessment in reading, writing, and math (or ACT or SAT scores).

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
6
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
4
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: 
2
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?: 
6
Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: 
15
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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