The Associate degree in Education is designed to prepare the student for work as a teacher’s aide, substitute teacher, or other paraprofessional in elementary or secondary schools. The curriculum is also designed for maximum application of credits to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) at NMSU for those students planning to complete the Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Students pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Education must apply to the Teacher Education Program (TEP). Admission is competitive: NMTA Basic Skills test score and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
A Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education completion program is available on the Alamogordo campus via ITV and online instruction through the College of Education in Las Cruces.
Career & Technology Division
New Mexico State University Alamogordo
2400 N. Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM 88310