Curriculum and Instruction

Degrees Offered

The curriculum and instruction option offers graduate work in a variety of academic content fields with both elementary and secondary emphases. The emphasis fields available to curriculum and instruction students include the educational subjects of reading, technology education, early childhood education, and bilingual education; and arts and sciences subjects including music, art, English, Spanish, history, political science, chemistry, life science, mathematics, computer science, business, and human performance and sport.New Mexico Highlands University’s Counseling Program offers four exciting concentrations in our master’s programs tailored to suit your passion: clinical mental health counseling, clinical rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation counseling and school counseling.



Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Requirements

Graduate course catalog: Curriculum and Instruction

Graduate students are assigned to a faculty adviser within their area of study. The faculty adviser will help the student complete a program of study to satisfy the specific course requirements within their area, outlined in the Graduate Catalog.  The courses listed must satisfy the course requirements prescribed in the catalog of record. The academic adviser will provide guidance in completing your program of study.

Important Dates

  • 22


    Annual Thanksgiving Campus Wide Dinner & Food Drive

  • 27


    Fall Recess November 27—30

  • 07


    Sipapu Ski Trip


Graduates of the NMHU Curriculum and Instruction program can be found in the following occupations:

  • Elementary, Middle School, and High School Principle
  • School and Career Counselor
  • Postsecondary Education Administrator
  • Librarian
  • Instructional Coordinator

Faculty & Staff

Curriculum and Instruction

Faculty & Staff


We immerse our students in authentic academic and professional settings, providing them with opportunities to bridge theory and practice and to engage in critical reflection that informs action.