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The Early Childhood Multicultural Education degree with a concentration in Birth-3rd Grade Teacher is designed for students who are working or would like to work in the field of early childhood, which includes PreK-3rd grade in the elementary schools. 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.

Students completing a degree in Early Childhood Multicultural Education may also meet the requirements for the CNM Child Development Certificate. This certificate fulfills the coursework requirement for the New Mexico Child Development Certificate. Individuals must be currently working in a child-care setting to qualify for the state certificate. To apply for the New Mexico Child Development Certificate, an applicant must request a Certificate Packet from the New Mexico Kids Network office by calling (505) 277-1118. Successful completion requires verification of coursework completion, a professional resource file, a family opinion questionnaire, an observation, and oral interview.

Students completing all the ECME coursework within any degree concentration are eligible to apply for the One Year Vocational Certificate issued by the New Mexico Office of Child Development. For more information, contact the Office of Child Development.

This Associates of Arts program meets the universal coursework requirements as established by the New Mexico Early Childhood Higher Education Task Force acting under the authority of the New Mexico Early Learning Advisory Council.

Career Opportunities

Students in early childhood are employed almost immediately upon graduation. There is tremendous need for well-qualified early care and education workers in some of the following areas: child care, educational assistants, head start and early care teachers, early care administration, early intervention and home visiting. Work is available with programs such as Head Start, Even Start, private and public child-care facilities and preschools serving the needs of children birth to age five. Private and public schools also employ students as educational assistants.

Program Requirements

  • Math Skills 2 or Math Skills 4
  • Reading & Writing Skills 2

Hangi bölümdeyim?

School of Communication, Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (64 kredi saati)

Okul ücreti
US$7,770.00 (TRY 104,618) Yıllık
Başlangıç tarihi

Planlanan Ocak, Ağustos 2022


Central New Mexico Community College

Main Campus,

901 Buena Vista SE,


New Mexico,

87106, United States

Giriş koşulları

Amerika gelen öğrenciler için

Students will need one of the following: A high school diploma with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or have completed a secondary/high school program.

English Proficiency: TOEFL (you must achieve a minimum score of 61) ; IELTS (you must achieve a minimum score of 6.0+); CEFR (you must achieve a minimum score of B2).

Students who have received a C or better grade in a college-level, non-ESL English composition course at an accredited U.S. college or university are exempt from the above English language exams. You are encouraged to submit your entire application package, including supporting materials, at least four months prior to the beginning of the term for which you are applying.

International application deadlines are June 1 for the Fall Term and November 1 for the Spring Term.

Seçtiğiniz bölüme bağlı olarak farklı IELTS koşulları olabilir.


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