Degree Programs

NMSU’s distance education degree programs are designed to serve students who may not be able to pursue an education through traditional means. NMSU offers Bachelor degree completion programs, Masters and Doctorate programs, and a number of Graduate Certificate and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

Please contact the listed distance education director for your degree program.


Postdoctoral Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology (MSCP)

College: Education

Program Category: Hybrid

Description: An advanced degree, post-doctoral MSCP Program; offered to prepare licensed psychologists to enhanced their scope of knowledge, become qualified consultants, and/or obtain Prescriptive authority with psychotropic medications

Delivery method: Hybrid live and online (synchronous) classroom, simulcast, recorded and archived for later viewing, some didactic (hands-on) training requires mandatory attendance

Requirements: Need classrooom and IT link which allows communication with attendees viewing simulcast; prior authorization and registration with the NMSU Graduate School

Costs: Current main campus tuition and fees plus a $35 per credit hour distance education fee. See the University Accounts Receivable Schedule of Costs for the current tuition rate. In addition to the in-state graduate tuition for six hours per semester, the st

To apply: Students are prescreened through the program website: Students who have Ph.D.'s in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and who have unrestricted licenses to practice psychology in their state are advised to proceed to apply for admission at NMSU Graduate School.

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

Specialized Accreditation:

More info: American Psychological Association Designated Psychopharmacology Training Program

Disabilities: If you have a disability that may affect your performance in a course, or if you require accommodations in order to take a distance education course, contact NMSU's Student Accessibility Services (SAS). Providing accommodations for distance education students sometimes requires more time than in a traditional classroom setting so students are encouraged to begin working with SAS as early as possible.

Updated: 2018-02-07