Teacher Education Programs

Alternative Licensure Program

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 The Elementary Alternative Licensure Graduate Certificate will allow students with at least a Bachelor’s degree to become certified teachers for grades K-8 in New Mexico schools. Teacher candidates can start teaching on the alternative licensure as soon as they are admitted into the program. The program includes 6 credit hours of upper-level coursework and 12 credit hours of graduate classes.

The Secondary Alternative Licensure Graduate Certificate will allow students with at least a Bachelor’s degree to become certified teachers for grades 7-12 in New Mexico schools. Teacher candidates can start teaching on the alternative licensure as soon as they are admitted into the program.

For more details on programs and courses, please visit the 2021-2022 NMT Course Catalog

The programs include 6 credit hours of upper-level coursework and 12 credit hours of graduate classes.