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.

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