If you’re the type of person who inspires others and likes to make a positive impact, education is a great career choice. For more than a century, New Mexico Highlands University has been the school of choice for generations of students wishing to pursue a teaching career. Our program provides a solid foundation in the latest education methods and hands-on classroom experience. We also offer a range of specialized majors in minors – early childhood multicultural education, elementary education, special education, secondary education, bilingual education, and ESL – to accommodate students’ passions.
All of the programs offered from the School of Education undergo a strict accreditation process with State and National accreditation bodies to ensure the highest program quality. By clicking on the link above, you can access publicly available data on the various agencies and entities which accredit our programs.
Stackable Credentials, Modules and MOOCs
Free online microcredentials for family caregivers, teachers and high school students!
It’s time to embark on a new education journey! New Mexico Highlands University, in partnership with Northern New Mexico community organizations, colleges and school districts, now offers stackable credentials, learning modules and MOOCs to help your job and career.
Good teachers are in high demand across the country. With a degree in education, our students are prepared for work in public and private schools or to pursue a graduate degree.
Highlands: an excellent choice
New Mexico Highlands has been giving teachers real-world skills for more than 100 years – in fact, Highlands began as a teacher’s college! Our highly affordable tuition rates and small class sizes are just two factors that consistently make New Mexico Highlands #1 in student satisfaction in New Mexico.
Initial contacts and inquiries:
Undergraduate Students: Julia Andrada email@example.com 505-454-3382
Graduate Students: Jammae Valencia firstname.lastname@example.org 505-426-2247
ACTP (Alternative Program) Students: Ronnette Ortiz email@example.com 505-891-6932
Field Office inquiries:
Main Campus: Stephen Weatherburn firstname.lastname@example.org 505-454-3108
Need a little help with funds for school?
Applications have closed: Teacher Preparation Affordability Scholarship