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

Doctorate of Education(EdD)

EdD - Educational Psychology

EdD - General/Self-Design

EdD - PK-12 Administration

EdD - Higher Education Administration

EdD - Special Education

EdD - Sport Education & Administration

EdD - STEM Education


Masters of Science in Education (MSE):

MSE - Educational Leadership(Non-Licensure)

MSE - Educational Leadership (Principle Licensure)

MSE - Educational Diagnostics

MSE - Online Teaching

MSE - School Counseling

MSE - Self-Design

MSE - Special Education

MSE - Teaching and Learning


Post-Baccalaureate Alternative Licensure


Undergraduate Programs

   Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE):

BSE - Early Childhood Education

BSE - Elementary Education

BSE - Secondary Education

BSE - Special Education


Bachelor of Science (BS)

BS - 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 Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) to evaluate education programs.