In High School or have begun college, but want to change majors?
Visit our Advisement Center to explore undergraduate degree programs in the College of Education.
First Steps – Admission to NMSU
The first step to becoming a teacher, or majoring in the many education-related careers, is to apply to the university and declare a major (Undergraduate Admissions). College of Education undergraduate students are advised by the Advisement Center. Our advisers can help you map out your pathway from start to finish, or if you are changing majors, help you evaluate the credits you have already earned, and help you determine your next steps.
Undergraduate Teaching Majors in the College of Education include:
- Early Childhood Education – Birth to 3rd grade
- Elementary Education – K to 8th grade
- Secondary Education: 7th to 12th grade
- Special Education: K to 12th grade
The most recent degree plans for these majors on our the Advisement Center’s website under Degree Plans – Teaching Majors.
Our teacher education program coordinates with the College of Arts and Sciences and College of Agriculture and Home Economics to provide teacher preparation programs in Music Education and Family and Consumer Science Education and Agricultural & Extension Education.
Undergraduate Non-Teaching Majors in the College of Education include:
- Communication Disorders (Speech/Language Pathology)
- Counseling and Community Psychology
- Athletic Training Education
- Dance with concentrations in
- Contemporary Dance Concentration
- DanceSport Concentration
- Spanish Dance Concentration
- Kinesiology with concentrations in
- Exercise Science
- Sequence of Courses
The most recent degree plan and course sequence for these majors can be found on our the Advisement Center’s website under Degree Plans – Non-Teaching Majors.