New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
John Vacca
Position: 
Faculty (Coordinator with Las Cruces ECE program)
Phone: 
(575) 234-9223

Mailing Address

1500 University Drive
Carlsbad
New Mexico
88220
Financial Aid Department
Phone: 
(575) 234-9227
Program Details
Type of Institution: 
University Branch Campus
Cost Per Credit Hour in 2017-2018? (other fees may apply): 
$49.00
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 University Drive
Carlsbad
New Mexico
88220
Degrees or Certificates Offered
Title: 
Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Credit Hours: 
30
Total Credit Hours: 
71
Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation?: 
No, the Early Childhood Associate Degree program is not accredited by NAEYC. NMSU-C 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. Students must submit an application, take placement tests, and meet with an advisor before registering for classes.

Early Childhood Program Status
Average # EC courses offered each term: 
8
Average # EC courses offered online each term: 
5
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?: 
3
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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