NMSU Distance Education


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Quality and Value with NMSU DE Programs

Distance education courses from NMSU are delivered using the most innovative technology and methods available, including web-based technologies,
Interactive Television, faculty exchanges, and off-site classes. Degree programs include bachelor degree completion, master’s degrees, and doctorates.

NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Colleges, departments, and programs have earned from professional associations and state agencies specialized accreditations. NMSU has not had any adverse actions by accrediting agencies against the institution or its colleges, departments or programs in the last five years.

Programs Offered Through Distance Education

NMSU’s distance education programs are designed to serve students who may not be able to pursue an education through traditional means and Council for Higher Education Accreditationinclude bachelor degree completion programs, masters’ and doctoral programs. In some cases, brief residencies on the NMSU Las Cruces campus may be a requirement of the program. For more information, contact the respective college or department listed on our programs page.

All distance education courses are charged a Course Delivery Fee of $35 per credit hour in addition to the regular tuition and fees. Learn more about what courses incur the fee and how the monies are spent.

Course Listings

NMSU offers distance education classes all year long. Use one of the following links to view NMSU’s distance education offerings.

2019 Quality in Online Education Conference

Join Quality Matters Reviewers, educators, students, and administrators from New Mexico State University (Alamogordo, Carlsbad, Dona Ana, Grants, and Las Cruces) to share, learn and connect concerning quality in online education. One can also gain insights on how Quality Matters supports meeting standards for accreditation and compliance when you attend the Quality in Online Education Conference, March 1, 2019, from 8:30 am -3:30 pm on the Alamogordo Community College campus. Registration fee: $25 (includes hospitality, continental breakfast, and lunch) Virtual attendance fee: $10. Learn more