University of New Mexico-Albuquerque (Main Campus)

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
David Atencio; Cathy Gutierrez-Gomez
Position: 
Associate Professor; Associate Professor
Phone: 
(505) 277-3757, (505) 277-9606

Mailing Address

1 University Blvd. NE
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87131
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
(505) 277-8900 EXT 2
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
State University
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$248.36
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
1 University Boulevard NE
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87131
The Early Chlidhood Multicultural Education (ECME) Program is part of the Department of Individual, Family, and Community Education (IFCE).
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Bachelor's Degree in Early Chlidhood Multicultural Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
75
Total Credit Hours: 
132
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No. UNM Main campus does not offer an Early Childhood Education Associates Degree, so accreditation by NAEYC for an EC Associates is not relevant. UNM is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

Check with program for program specific requirements.

College Admission requirements: 

UNM encourages applications from students with a variety of academic backgrounds, interests and goals. Your application and preparation for success in college will be carefully considered using your total high school record, including grades, curriculum and standardized test scores. Most students are admitted using these criteria. Applicants from a home-school or non-traditional background are encouraged to apply.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
18
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
3
Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 
3
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: 
0
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships in FY 2017-2018?: 
23
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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