Graduate Education Programs


Graduate students are advised by faculty within their department. For a list of departments and degree programs are listed below. If you are unsure which program you wish to apply to, please contact Dr. David Rutledge,


Admission to Graduate programs in the College of Education first requires admission to the Graduate School at NMSU, then admission to the particular program that you are interested in. If you are interested in K-12 public school teaching, you also need to be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Requirements differ by program; please see the list of programs below.

Graduate Programs Available

Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology

Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Department of Educational Leadership & Administration

Department of Special Education / Communication Disorders

Funding for Graduate Study