COEHS Online Graduate Education programs have been ranked #91 by U.S. News & World Report. These programs include Educational Leadership, Elementary & Secondary Education with a Focus in Teacher Leadership, and Physical Education.
The COEHS Early Childhood Education program is now ranked as the #62 most affordable program in the country by Discover Early Childhood EDU. Discover also recognized the College’s plethora of opportunities offered such as certificates, minors, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees in the study of Early Childhood Education.
COEHS faculty have been awarded 22 Golden Paw Certifications since 2015.
The Golden Paw certification recognizes instructors whose courses have surpassed the highest standards of the Online Course Standards Rubric. The full list of recipients can be viewed online at https://cdl.unm.edu/qual-init/ocac-certs.html.
In the lists of online courses below look for the icon followed by the name of the COEHS faculty who attained this certification for the course.
Several COEHS faculty have completed the QM Higher Education Peer Reviewer Course and assist other faculty in increasing the quality and effectiveness of their online courses.
The earner demonstrated the ability to write helpful recommendations and completed a practice course review applying QM Rubric, Fifth Edition, Specific Review Standards correctly to a real online course.
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The Elementary Education program offers the Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.) in Elementary Education, leading to teacher licensure in elementary schools and middle schools (grades K-8), along with specialty areas in four concentration-teaching fields: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.
Introductory CoursesEDUC 1120. Introduction to Education - Marjori Krebs EDPY 310. Learning in the Classroom - Terri Flowerday
Pre‐Professional SequenceLLSS 443. Children’s LiteratureMSET 365. Technology Integration for Effective InstructionEDPY 472. Classroom Assessment - Carolyn Hushman EDUC 330L. Teaching of Reading to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students I (K‐8)
Professional Sequence IEDUC 333L. Teaching Language Arts K-8
Professional Sequence IIEDUC 321L. Teaching Social Studies (K-8) EDUC 331L. Teaching of Reading to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students II (K‐8)SPCD 489. Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education EDUC 421. Teaching Social Studies K-8
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The curriculum leading to the B.A.Ed. or B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education is designed for students preparing to teach in middle schools, junior high schools, or senior high schools (grades 7-12).
Teaching and Learning Support RequirementsEDPY 303. Human Growth and DevelopmentEDPY 310. Learning in the Classroom - Terri Flowerday MSET 365. Technology Integration for Effective Instruction
Professional Education RequirementsSPCD 489. Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education EDUC 438. Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Field - Frances Vitali
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Download Secondary Education B.S.Ed. in Life Science Education
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Download Secondary Education B.S.Ed. in Physical Science Education with Chemistry Emphasis
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The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Community Health Education degree program prepares students to meet the competencies of the roles and responsibilities of the entry-level Health Education Specialist. This non-teaching degree provides students with a broad-based introduction to community health and prepares them for professional practice in community and tribal health agencies, public health-related organizations, and clinical and workplace settings.
EDPY 303. Human Growth and DevelopmentHLED 1220. Personal Health ManagementHLED 2150. Foundations of Health PromotionHLED 2530. Fundamentals of Human SexualityHED 362. Introduction to Health Behavior TheoryHED 371. Introduction to Public and Community Health - Angelica Boyle HED 383. Principles of EpidemiologyHED 446. Health Promotion Program PlanningHED 451. Prevention Strategies in Community HealthHED 482. Social Determinants and Multicultural HealthHED 495. Field Experience
One Credit CoursesHLED 2130. Consumer HealthHLED 2210. Education for HIV/Aids PreventionHED 306. Conflict MediationHED 310. Injury PreventionHED 321. Violence PreventionHED 445. Strategies for Prevention of Substance Abuse
Three Credit Hour Courses HED 333. Emotional Health and Interpersonal RelationshipsHED 477/577. Stress Management - Angelica Boyle HED 493. Topics: Being & Living Quantum Heal HED 493. Topics: Thriving with Homeopathy HED 493. Topics: Integrated Health Coaching
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The Professional Physical Education Program offers majors in Physical Education and Exercise Science. A minor in Athletic Coaching is also available.
EDPY 303. Human Growth and DevelopmentEDPY 310. Learning in the Classroom - Terri Flowerday EDUC 438. Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Field - Frances Vitali PEP 351. Clinical Exercise in Physical Therapy OnlinePRPE 2175. Professional Laboratory Experiences
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The Family and Child Studies program focuses on understanding the complex influences, relationships, and ecologies of development across the lifespan. The program prepares students to promote the optimal well-being of families and individuals, recognizing that characteristics and needs of families change across the lifespan and within multiple and diverse contexts.
FCST 1120. Intro Family & Child StudiesFCS 311. Family, Language & CultureEDPY 472. Classroom Assessment - Carolyn Hushman
The Dual License Program prepares pre-service teachers to be teachers and advocates for all children. Pre-service teachers are prepared to work with diverse learning populations where all children are valued members in a school community. Pre-service teachers will be provided with the knowledge and skills that are effective for all learners.
EDPY 303. Human Growth and DevelopmentEDPY 310. Learning in the Classroom - Terri Flowerday EDUC 321L. Teaching Social Studies (K-8) EDUC 330L. Teaching of Reading to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students I (K‐8)EDUC 331L. Teaching of Reading to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students II (K‐8)EDUC 333L. Teaching Language Arts K-8LLSS 443. Children’s LiteratureMSET 365. Technology Integration for Effective Instruction
The Minor in Human Services is designed for persons interested in the human services disciplines, as well as paraprofessionals who never received formal training in human service delivery. The goal of the minor is to introduce students to the study and practice of Human Services, as well as provide information about careers in fields including counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work, and other social service professions.
COUN 1110. Introduction to Human ServicesCOUN 1120. Introduction to Helping SkillsCOUN 2110. Introduction to Group Dynamics
A 20 credit hour non-teaching undergraduate minor in Special Education is offered. Students should plan to enroll in Special Education courses during the Fall and Spring semesters since courses in this sequence are seldom offered during the Summer session.
SPCD 460. Introduction to Bilingual-Multicultural Special Education
The U.S. & Global Diversity & Inclusion undergraduate requirement promotes a broad-scale understanding of the culture, history or current circumstance of diverse groups of people who have experienced historic and/or contemporary inequitable treatment in the U.S. or in a global context.
The Counselor Education program offers the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling, which is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
COUN 516. Crisis, Disaster and Trauma CounselingCOUN 576. Diagnosis of Mental Disorders
The M.A. in Educational Leadership is a fully online program designed to prepare individuals to assume leadership positions in educational organizations. All rely heavily on concepts drawn from the social sciences for insight into leadership behavior, including: Strategic and Political Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Leadership for Learning and Professional Development, Data-Informed Leadership and Leadership in a Diverse Society.
LEAD 501. Educational Leadership in a Democratic SocietyLEAD 503. Data-Informed Instructional LeadershipLEAD 509. Leadership and Organizational ChangeLEAD 517. Communication for Educational LeadersLEAD 529. The Adult LearnerLEAD 534. Policy Issues in EducationLEAD 594. PracticumLEAD 596. Administrative Internship
The Elementary Education, M.A. designed for an applicant who already has a teaching license and may have teaching experience. This individual is interested in furthering his/her professional growth by completing a Master’s degree that incorporates advanced study of specific areas of education such as: elementary education, mathematics education, science education, curriculum and instruction, educational technology, reflective practice, and/or teacher leadership. The program is offered fully online and as an optional Accelerated Online Program (AOP) beginning fall 2021.
EDUC 500. Research Applications to EducationEDUC 502. Advanced Instructional Strategies - Cheryl Torrez EDUC 520. Effective TeachingEDUC 552. Social Justice in EducationEDUC 590. SeminarMSET 571. Multimedia Literacy for Educators
This program is for an individual interested in obtaining a K-8 elementary teaching license and completing a Master’s degree in Elementary Education. A student in this program is one who already has a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree.
EDUC 330L. Teaching of Reading to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students I (K‐8)EDUC 421. Teaching Social Studies K-8EDUC 500. Research Applications to Education EDUC 502. Advanced Instructional Strategies - Cheryl Torrez EDUC 520. Effective TeachingEDUC 531. Teaching of Reading to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students II EDUC 552. Social Justice in Education EDUC 590. SeminarEDUC 595. Advanced Field Experiences - Jennifer Gutierrez SPCD 589. Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education
The Secondary Education Program offers M.A. programs for experienced classroom teachers. Licensed teachers interested in deepening their professional knowledge of teaching and learning can apply for the M.A. in Secondary Education program. The program is offered fully online and as an optional Accelerated Online Program (AOP) beginning fall 2021.
EDUC 500. Research Applications to Education EDUC 502. Advanced Instructional Strategies - Cheryl Torrez EDUC 520. Effective TeachingEDUC 552. Social Justice in Education EDUC 590. Seminar MSET 571. Multimedia Literacy for Educators
The Secondary Education Program offers licensure programs at the graduate-level. Students seeking licensure as a secondary teacher (grades 7-12) must choose a teaching endorsement in Communicative Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies or World Languages (e.g., Spanish, French and German).
EDPY 303. Human Growth and DevelopmentEDUC 438. Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Field - Frances Vitali EDUC 595. Advanced Field Experiences - Jennifer Gutierrez
Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies (LLSS) is a multidisciplinary program committed to: the study of the social and political contexts of education, scholarly inquiry using qualitative, critical, and innovative research methodology, valuing differences of class, race, ethnicity, language, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age as sources of leadership and expertise, and creating a community of educators devoted to social justice.
EDUC 500. Research Applications to Education LLSS 500. Issues in Language/Literacy/Sociocultural Studies
The M.S. in Physical Education with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of teachers with K-12 certification. Through convenient online coursework, students will engage in practically based and personally relevant readings and projects designed to improve their teaching in the classroom with students.
PEP 510. Curriculum Construction in Physical EducationPEP 570. Analysis of Teaching in Physical EducationPEP 571. Assessment and Data Literacy in Physical EducationPEP 583. Socio-political Issues in Teaching Physical EducationPEP 584. Readings in Physical EducationPEP 590. Supervision in Physical Education
The Special Education Program at the, University of New Mexico (UNM), offers graduate work leading to the Master of Arts (MA) to qualified students. The MA student may choose from two concentrations: Concentration I, Intellectual Disability and Severe Disabilities: Studies in Educational Equity for Diverse Exceptional Learners; and Concentration II, Learning and Behavioral Exceptionalities: Studies in Instruction, Curriculum, Collaboration, and Transition of Diverse Learners.
SPCD 524. Advocacy and Empowerment with Individuals with Intellectual or Severe DisabilitySPCD 540. Introduction to Learning DisabilitiesSPCD 560. Introduction to Bilingual-Multicultural Special Education
Educational Diagnosticians are uniquely qualified to provide skilled educational assessment services to children with disabilities. Using their combined classroom teaching experience and diagnostic skills, Educational Diagnosticians conduct valid, individualized assessments to determine eligibility, develop effective instruction and programming, and monitor student progress.
SPCD 560. Introduction to Bilingual-Multicultural Special Education
PHED 1140. T: Zumba PHED 1510. T: Training: KickboxingPHED 1620. T: Fitness: Wellness Sleep BetterPHED 1620. T: Fitness: Wellness Sleep BetterPHED 1620. T: Fitness: Wellness Stress LessPHED 1620. T: Fitness: Wellness Stress LessPHED 1620. T: Fitness: Intro to FitnessPHED 1620. T: Fitness: Quick Start ProgramPHED 1620. T: Fitness: WellnessPHED 1620. T: Fitness: Active LobosPHED 1620. T: Fitness: At-HomePHED 1910. T: Outdoor Exp: Life ActivitiesPHED 2510. T: Training II: KettlebellPHED 2996. T: Disc Golf
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