Contact InformationEarly Childhood Department Website: Visit WebsiteContact Name: Lynda NewmanPosition: Department Chair/ProfessorEmail: LNewman@nmjc.eduPhone: 575-492-2826 Mailing Address1 Thunderbird CircleHobbsNew Mexico88240Financial Aid DepartmentFinancial Aid Department Website: Financial Aid DepartmentEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 800-657-6260 Program DetailsType of Institution: Community CollegeCost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): $55.00Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: NoArticulation: 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 Campus1 Thunderbird CircleHobbsNew Mexico88240 Degrees or Certificates Offered Title: Associates of Arts (AA) in Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Credit Hours: 29Total Credit Hours: 60 Title: Certificate in Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Credit Hours: 29Total Credit Hours: 29 Degree Plan Page: Degree Plan PageCourse Schedule Page: Course Schedule PageEarly 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 AdmissionEarly 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: 6Average # EC courses offered online each term: 4Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 0Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 0Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 2Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) on Saturdays: 0Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 6Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: 15Articulation 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.