Northern New Mexico College

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Rose Cavalcante, PhD
Position: 
Associate Professor
Phone: 
505-747-5431

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 (other fees may apply): 
$130.00
Immigration Status Policy: 
Verification of immigration status is not a requirement for taking early childhood college courses.
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
Accreditation: 
http://nnmc.edu/home/academics/accreditation/
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 semester: 
7
Average # EC courses offered online each semester: 
2
Average # EC courses offered in summer semester: 
2
Average # EC courses offered in Spanish each semester: 
0
Average # EC courses offered each semester (not summer) in the evening: 
2
Average # EC courses offered each semester (not summer) on Saturdays: 
1
Number of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarships per year (average): 
6
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.

Early Childhood Education Courses

Course Semester Offered Course Level
Health, Safety and Nutrition Spring Associate
Research in Child Growth and Development Summer Bachelor
Young Children with Diverse Abilities Summer Bachelor

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