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2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Alternative Licensure Certificate - Elementary


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This is a focused New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) accredited program for individuals who hold at least a baccalaureate degree but have not completed a traditional educator preparation program. This is an alternative licensure program for obtaining a New Mexico Level 1 Elementary (K-8) teaching license. The 19 credits cover competencies for entry-level elementary teachers, including 6 credits of reading and a field-based component with a minimum of 105 hours of supervised classroom teaching.

Note: Student must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all Gen-Ed, Core, and Elective courses required for this certificate.

TOTAL CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS: 19 Credits


Suggested Sequence for Fall Start Students:


This is the suggested sequence for each Fall cohort. Students who for any reason are unable to follow the suggested course sequence should contact an academic advisor for help with adjustments.

Suggested Sequence for Spring Start Students:


This is the suggested sequence for each Spring cohort. Students who for any reason are unable to follow the suggested course sequence should contact an academic advisor for help with adjustments.

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