College of Education

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Whether you’re looking to start teaching for grades K-12, or are seeking to hone your teaching skills and advance your career, University of the Southwest offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, licensure and continuing education programs to prepare you for a successful career in education.

Offering small class sizes, personalized attention and state-approved curriculum, University of the Southwest is preparing the next generation of educators. You will learn from and engage with accomplished faculty who will mentor and motivate you as you learn the art of teaching. 

Graduate Programs

Masters of Science in Education (MSE):

Teaching and Learning

Educational Leadership

Educational Diagnostics

School Counseling

Special Education

Post-Baccalaureate Alternative Licensure


Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Education:

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education

Secondary Education

Special Education

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science


                                         New Mexico Teaching Competencies

The College of Education at University of the Southwest operates under the auspices of the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) that uses the standards developed by the National Collegiate Association of Teaching Educators (NCATE) to evaluate education programs.