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

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

New Mexico State University-Grants is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score