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Elementary Education, B.S. Ed.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: February 1
Spring Semester: September 1

Continuous Review of Applications through

Fall Semester: July 1
Spring Semester: December 1

Major: Elementary Education
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.)
Program Code: BSED-ELED-ED

Department: Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy
Program: Elementary Education

The Elementary Education program offers an undergraduate degree with specialty areas in a number of teaching fields for the preparation and development of the professional educator.

The program strives to prepare the very best entry-level teachers for all of New Mexico's children; such preparation is enriched by the diverse, contrastive linguistic and cultural communities of the region.

There is a core set of General Education requirements necessary for Elementary Educators. Students should begin by seeking an advisement appointment with a COEHS Advisor.

Schedule an Advisement Appointment

Download additional information regarding Teaching Field and Bilingual/TESOL Endorsements here.

Initial Entry Application Requirements:

*All applications for this program are submitted online via the Tk20 system.

Applicants are required:

1. To have a minimum of a 2.75 cumulative UNM GPA.

2. To have identified and selected one of the following Teaching Fields:

Language ArtsMathematics
ScienceSocial Studies

3. To have Identified and selected one of the following Diversity or Specialty Pathways:

Special EducationTESOL

In addition, New Mexico State licensure examinations are part of the application process, please see your Academic Advisor for detailed information regarding these tests.

Field Experience

Once approved and admitted by the Elementary Education program, sign-in at the Field Service Portal each semester to complete field experience requirements.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Our program has determined it meets professional licensure requirements in the state of New Mexico. It has not determined it meets professional licensure requirements in any other state.