University of New Mexico-Taos

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Gary M. Atias, PhD
Position: 
Associate Professor/ECME Department Chair
Phone: 
575-737-6235

Mailing Address

1157 County Road 110
Ranchos de Taos
New Mexico
87557
Financial Aid Department
Contact Name: 
Christal Martinez
Phone: 
575-737-6220
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
University Branch Campus
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$78.00
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
Klauer Campus
1157 County Road 110
Ranchos de Taos
New Mexico
87557
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associate of Art in Early Childhood Multicultural Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
29
Total Credit Hours: 
64
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. UNM-Taos is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Chicago, IL.
Requirements for Admission
Early Childhood Certificate class requirements: 

Same as college admission requirements

Early Childhood Degree program requirements: 

Same as college admission requirements

College Admission requirements: 

High school diploma or GED. Submit an application, provide official transcripts, take the academic placement tests, and meet with an advisor before registering for classes.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
5
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
0
Average # EC courses offered in summer term: 
0
Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each term: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each term (not summer) in the evening: 
1
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?: 
2
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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