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Alternative Teaching Licensure Program (Elementary Education)


The Alternative Licensure Program is for those seeking a teacher licensure in the state of New Mexico. All classes are 8-weeks long, and you can satisfy the internship requirement as you teach full-time as the teacher of record in a PK-12 private or public New Mexico School. The alternative licensure program is fully online. Students must already have a completed bachelor’s degree and are required to pass all state licensure examinations following completion of the licensure coursework. For additional requirements for alternative licensure, see the NMPED website: Alternative Licensure Program Opportunities – New Mexico Public Education Department (

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