Northern New Mexico College

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Dr. Eric J. Heinrich
Position: 
Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education
Phone: 
505-747-2272

Mailing Address

921 Paseo de Oñate
Española
New Mexico
87532
Financial Aid Department
Contact Name: 
Jacob Pacheco
Phone: 
(505) 747-2128
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
4-year State College
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$130.00
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 and online
921 Paseo de Oñate
Española
New Mexico
87532
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associate of Arts (AA) in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
67
Title: 
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
84
Total Credit Hours: 
124
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, Northern New Mexico College does not offer an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. NNMC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

Students interested in NNMC's early childhood program must be accepted into the school. High school transcripts, transcripts for all dual-credit and college courses previously taken, and any placement test scores (ACT, SAT, and COMPASS) are to be sent to the admissions office upon applying.

College Admission requirements: 
Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
7
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
2
Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 
2
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: 
1
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 
6
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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