Teaching remains a high-demand field in New Mexico. The national and state trend in high-school education has also increased the demand for skilled career and technical educators. The Teacher Education program will provide you with an introduction to learning the theory and skills required for working with children K-12 in the public school system.

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Fast Track Teacher Education Degree

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Career opportunities in the field of Teacher Education:

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Adapted Physical Education Specialist
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Interpreter and Translator
  • Education Administrator
  • School Teacher
  • Career/Technical Education Teacher

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Further Studies

Once you graduate from CNM, you can transfer your Teacher Education degree from CNM to a four-year university.

Meet with an advisor to learn more about your transfer options.

Graduate With Your Teacher Education Degree

After graduating from the program, you can find employment as educational assistants or substitute teachers within New Mexico.

In addition to college coursework, you will gain experience working with children in the classroom environment. This degree program offers concentrations in Elementary Education, Bilingual Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Career and Technical Education, and Special Education.

Go Further With Your Degree

Teaching in the public schools requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with the current exception of Career and Technical Education. So the concentration is specifically articulated for transfer to Eastern New Mexico University’s online Bachelor’s degree in Professional Technical Education. This program is designed to help you transfer to 4 year universities, and meets the State of New Mexico general education core requirements, and is a low cost high quality education option.