Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration in Higher 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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The program will enable you to attend classes online to accommodate your busy schedule, allow you to develop your leadership skills in a learning community, inform you about current trends and policies affecting higher education, and prepare you for a career or advancement in community college or university administration.

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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Occupations Salary Range
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse $21,260 - $46,410
Veterinarians $57,610 - $145,110
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers N/A
Farm and Ranch Managers N/A
Nursery and Greenhouse Managers N/A

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

The College of Education’s programs have specialized accreditations from eight different accrediting agencies.

Contact Information
Name:Crystal Chavez-Sambrano
Title:Masters Program Coordinator for TPAL
Phone: 575 646-1652
Email:ccrystal@nmsu.edu