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Elementary Education with Alternative Route to K-8 Licensure, M.A.

Application Deadlines

Summer/Fall Semesters:
Year-Round Rolling Admissions
Preferred Consideration deadline:
February 1

Spring Semester:
Year-Round Rolling Admissions
Preferred Consideration deadline:
September 1

Degree Program: Elementary Education
Degree: M.A. Elementary Education, Alternative Route to K–8 Licensure
Program Code: MA-ELED

Department: Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy
Program: Elementary Education

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All MA admissions application materials are submitted by interested applicants online at www.unm.edu/apply.

Please see the Specific Application Instructions under Forms and Resources for additional information.

Description

The M.A. in Elementary Education with Alternative Route to K–8 Licensure program strives to prepare the very best entry-level teachers for all of New Mexico’s children; such preparation is enriched by the diverse, contrastive linguistic and cultural communities of the region.

The M.A. in Elementary Education with Alternative Route to K–8 Licensure is for an individual interested in obtaining a K–8 elementary teaching license and completing a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. A student in this program is one who has a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral Degree and who is interested in obtaining a K–8 Elementary teaching license. This is a two-stage program leading to Licensure and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. Students complete licensure courses, advanced field experiences through student teaching, and then begin Master’s Degree courses.

Field Experience

Once accepted by the Elementary Education program, sign-in at the Field Service Portal each semester to complete field experience requirements.