New Mexico State University-Grants

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Kathleen O'Connor
Position: 
Education Director
Phone: 
(505) 287-6693

Mailing Address

1500 Third St.
Grants
New Mexico
87020
Financial Aid Department
Contact Name: 
Nicole Kormick
Phone: 
(505) 287-6621
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
University Branch Campus
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$86.00
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
1500 Third St.
Grants
New Mexico
87020
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
66
Title: 
Certificate in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
33
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. NMSU-G is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

Same as college admission requirements. Criminal records check and TB test required for practicum participation.

Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

Same as college admission requirements. Criminal records check and TB test required for practicum participation.

College Admission requirements: 

High school diploma or GED. Student must submit an application, supply all transcripts, take academic placement tests, and meet with an advisor before registering.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
8
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
8
Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 
4
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?: 
1
Average # of Early Childhood Students per Advisor?: 
20
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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