The Early Childhood Education Associate of Arts degree is designed to prepare students to become highly qualified assistant teachers, teachers, or day care providers in a professional daycare for children ages birth through eight years (grade 3). Students will receive a broad understanding of the specific needs of young children and develop strategies for meeting those needs. This Associate of Arts degree is fully transferable to any college or university in New Mexico with an early childhood associate or bachelor’s degree. CNM offers early childhood coursework in English and in Spanish.
Note: Student must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all Early Childhood Education and elective courses to obtain an Early Childhood Education A.A. degree.