Master of Arts in Education: Early Childhood Education

NMSU Online degree programs are designed to serve students who want to pursue a program or course(s) via technology (100% online, hybrid or ITV formats) . NMSU Online offers programs in online and hybrid formats for Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Graduate Certificates, and Doctorates,  as well as and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

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This online only degree program is for persons with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education or a related field who are already teaching. It prepares professionals for advanced practice in early childhood education and care.

College: Education
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Program Credits: 33 credits
Program Length: 2 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

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OccupationsSalary Range
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
$58,970 - $121,320
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
$19,630 - $56,740
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$36,680 - $77,820
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical
$31,890 - $63,710
Teachers and Instructors, All OtherN/A

NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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HLC phone: 800-621-7440


Contact Information
Name:Elizabeth Cahill
Title:Assoc. Professor
Phone: 575 646-5702