Teacher Education


The Teacher Education program teaches the theory and skills required for working with children K-12 in the public school system. Earn an Associate of Arts or certificate and pursue work as a Teacher for Preschool, Middle School, and more.

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Fast Track Teacher Education Degree

Become fully certified in 3.5 years through CNM's Fast Track program.

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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 Secondary Education and a dual concentration in Elementary 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.