Secondary Education

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

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

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. You may have the opportunity to apply for available graduate assistantships and teaching assistantships. For more information contact:

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Office Location: Hobbs, NM
Phone: 575.392.6840 or 575.562.1530


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