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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Reading Endorsement

College: Education

Program Category: Technology-Based Programs

Description: The Distance Education Reading Endorsement Program at NMSU is an online program comprised of 24 credit hours, which qualifies teachers for the NM PED K-12 reading endorsement and satisfies the requirements for highly qualified teachers of NCLB.

Delivery method: Online

Requirements: New Mexico K-12 teachers who have professional experience in reading education and/or are interested in understanding Reading/ Literacy. The Distance Education Reading Endorsement Program at NMSU comprised program of 24 credit hours.

Costs: Current main campus tuition and fees plus a $35 per credit hour distance education fee. See the University Accounts Receivable Tuitions and Fees for the current rate.

Prerequisites: New Mexico K-12 teachers who have professional experience in reading education and/or are interested in understanding Reading/ Literacy.

To apply: Contact Myriam Torres, Program Coordinator. Degree seeking students must be fully admitted to the Graduate School.

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

Specialized Accreditation: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education* (As of 2013, NCATE has consolidated with Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form CAEP (Council for the accreditation of Educator Preparation)

More info: Reading Endorsement Program Website

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: 2014-10-03

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