Certificate in Early Childhood Education
New Mexico State University-Grants

Program Details

The 100% online Certificate in Early Childhood Education offered by NMSU-Grants is an integral part of the Early Childhood Education associate's degree, but enables you to seek licensure in the State of New Mexico, aside from completing the entire curriculum.  Students outside of the state of New Mexico should check their individual state's licensing requirements prior to enrolling. Curriculum contents within this certificate are likely to include:

  • Health, safety and nutrition
  • Family and community collaboration
  • Assessment of chidren and evaluation of programs


  • Security/Criminal background check
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Accuplacer placement test

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission