The Master of Education degree with an emphasis in secondary education offers you an advanced degree program enabling you to become a better classroom teacher and help you engage more knowledgably and productively with colleagues, administrators and the public at large.

Program Highlights

  • Online program
  • Exceptional quality and reasonable cost
  • Earn your degree while working
  • Can be combined with the alternative licensure secondary education program for individuals wishing to pursue New Mexico secondary licensure and the Master of Education concurrently
  • Program nationally and state accredited

Early Childhood Special Education (24 hours)

Core Requirements (12 hours)

Course Credits
EDF 500 Educational Research 3
EDF 515 Theories of Learning and Motivation 3
EDF 530 Assessment 3
EDAD 560 School Law OR
SPED 503 Special Education Law
3


Emphasis Area (12 hours)

Course Credits
EDF 501 Curriculum: Theory into Practice 3
EDF 536 American Curriculum History 3
EDF 538 Instructional Design 3
SED 526 Diversity Issues in Education 3


Electives (12 hours)

12-hours of graduate level electives chosen with advisor approval.

Career Pathways

  • Public school educator for grades 7-12
  • Corporate trainer

Graduate Coordinator

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Associate Professor of Special Education, Educational Studies Graduate Coordinator

Office Location: Education Building (ED), Room 109

Phone: 575.562.4321

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