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The Department of Curriculum and Instruction plays an essential role in preparing you to be successful, problem-solving and proactive in your career as an educator. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees that can lead to your obtaining licensure for careers in the K-12 school setting.

This department shares the elementary/special education curriculum with the Department of Educational Studies. This is a unique, blended program that will provide you with a wealth of knowledge in general elementary and special education strategies, instruction and assessment. In addition, offer several endorsements including language arts, reading/literacy, bilingual education and English as a second language (ESL).

ENMU offers a master's of education degree with a variety of emphasis areas. These include bilingual education, ESL, educational technology, elementary education, pedagogy and learning, career and technical education and reading/literacy.

Additionally, elementary alternative licensure coursework and completion are offered through this department. The program is 21 graduate credit hours in length and you can apply coursework from licensure program toward a master's degree in elementary education or with a concentration in pedagogy and learning.

These opportunities provide you with opportunities to enter the field of elementary teaching as well as enhance your knowledge and skills for continued professional growth and development.


Department Curriculum and Instruction

ENMU Station 25
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)
Phone: 575.562.2491
FAX: 575.562.2523