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.

Click on the column name to resort the table

Hybrid -- required face-to-face (f-2-f) attendance at Las Cruces, NM campus or another location. Number and length of f-2-f attendances vary with program.


Interactive Television (ITV) -- delivered to identified locations at specific times via ITV.

Online -- 100% delivery via Canvas and Adobe Connect. Some programs require attendance at synchronous online sessions.

NameCollegeDegreeProgram Type
Master of Arts in Agricultural and Extension EducationAgriculture, Consumer and Environmental SciencesMastersHybrid
Master of Science in Nursing
(Nursing Administration)
Health and Social ServicesMastersHybrid
Doctor of Philosophy in NursingHealth and Social ServicesDoctorateHybrid
Postdoctoral Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology (MSCP)EducationMastersHybrid
Doctorate of Nursing ProgramHealth and Social ServicesDoctorateHybrid
Doctor of Education or Doctor of Philosophy in Educational LeadershipEducationDoctorateHybrid
Master of Arts in Education Administration (Emphasis in Community College and University Administration)EducationMastersHybrid
Master of Arts in Education Administration (Emphasis in Pk-12 Educational Administration)EducationMastersHybrid
Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and InstructionEducationDoctorateHybrid
Master of Arts in Education (Emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction)EducationMastersHybrid
Bachelor of Science in Elementary EducationEducationBachelorsInteractive Television (ITV)
Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and LearningEducationOtherOnline
Bachelor of Criminal JusticeArts and SciencesBachelorsOnline
Master of Arts in SociologyArts and SciencesMastersOnline
Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing)BusinessBachelorsOnline
Graduate Certificate in Systems EngineeringEngineeringOtherOnline
Bachelor of Family and Child SciencesAgriculture, Consumer and Environmental SciencesBachelorsOnline
Master of Arts in SpanishArts and SciencesMastersOnline
Master of Music: Music Education TrackArts and SciencesMastersOnline
Master of Public Health (MPH)Health and Social ServicesMastersOnline
Master of Arts in Education with a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and LearningEducation & Extended LearningMastersOnline
School Library Media Specialist EndorsementEducationOtherOnline
Bachelor of Arts in SociologyArts and SciencesBachelorsOnline
Bachelor of Business Administration (General Business)BusinessBachelorsOnline
Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Emphasis Early Childhood Education)EducationMastersOnline
Bachelor of Information and Communication TechnologyEngineeringBachelorsOnline
Master of Science in Electrical EngineeringEngineeringMastersOnline
Master of Criminal JusticeArts and SciencesMastersOnline
Graduate Certificate Post-Master's of Science of Nursing - Family Nurse PractitionerHealth and Social ServicesOtherOnline
Master of Business AdministrationBusinessMastersOnline
Graduate Cerftificate Post-Master's of Science of Nursing - Family Psych Mental Health Practitioner Health and Social ServicesOtherOnline
Information Technology Coordinator EndorsementEducationOtherOnline
Master of Science in Industrial EngineeringEngineeringMastersOnline
Master of Social Work (MSW)Health and Social ServicesMastersOnline
Bachelor of Gender and Sexuality StudiesArts and SciencesBachelorsOnline
Graduate Public Health CertificateHealth and Social ServicesOtherOnline
Reading EndorsementEducationOtherOnline