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