New Mexico State University -- Las Cruces (Main Campus )

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Lynn Bagwell
Position: 
Assistant Director of Early Childhood/Elementary Education
Phone: 
(575) 646-1537

Mailing Address

1780 E. University Ave.
Las Cruces
New Mexico
88003
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
(575) 646-4105
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
State University
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$279.50
Immigration Status Verified for Admission?: 
No
Locations Where Early Childhood Education Courses are Offered
Main Campus
3400 S. Espina St.
Las Cruces
New Mexico
88003
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
73
Total Credit Hours: 
132
Title: 
Master's in Curriculum and Instruction with Emphasis in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
18
Total Credit Hours: 
33
Notes: 
Here is link to the Master's handbook at NMSU: http://ci.education.nmsu.edu/files/2013/07/clean_ma-hndbk_2013.pdf
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, NMSU (Main Campus) does not offer an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Early Childhood Program Status
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 
78
Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: 
School did not update information for FY 2018
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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