Santa Fe Community College

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Sallee
Phone: 
505-428-1421

Mailing Address

6401 Richards Ave.
Santa Fe
New Mexico
87508
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
505-428-1268
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
Community College
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$48.00
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
6401 Richards Ave
Santa Fe
New Mexico
87508
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associates of Arts in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
65
Total Credit Hours: 
29
Title: 
Early Childhood Alternative Licensure
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
21
Total Credit Hours: 
21
Notes: 
This program is fully on-line, and usually takes four semesters to complete. Alternative Licensure is for those who have a Bachelor's Degree in elementary education, special education, child development, or family and consumer sciences AND who want a NM Teaching License in early childhood education. People with Bachelor Degrees in other fields might be considered, if they have taken the Child Growth, Development and Learning class. Contact Dr. Dawn Wink at dawn.wink@sfcc.edu for additional information.
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. Santa Fe CC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

Same as SFCC admission requirements.

Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

Same as SFCC admission requirements.

College Admission requirements: 

High school diploma or GED. Apply online or in-person, submit transcripts and test scores, take Accuplacer placement tests, and meet with an academic advisor before registering for classes.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
13
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
1
Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 
3
Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 
2
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 
11
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?: 
8
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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