12 months
27846 USD/year
27846 USD/year
8757 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


We believe the Master’s Degree in Elementary Education at The University of New Mexico  offers you an opportunity to construct your studies around your personal and professional goals toward becoming a transformative, reflective expert in the field of Teaching and Learning.



Core academic experiences will include exploration of the following topics:

  • Social Justice, Diversity & Transformational Practices
  • Effective Classroom Practices & Relevant Curriculum
  • Professional Habits of Mind & Reflective Renewal
  • Advanced Content Knowledge
  • Classroom-Based Inquiry

Whether you seek courses towards specific endorsements, or courses focused on the study of your own teaching, we believe this program can be made to fit your needs and the needs of the children and families you serve. We look forward to beginning this new journey together!

The Elementary Education program at The University of New Mexico  includes 15 core credit hours, 14 focused elective hours, a 3-hour seminar experience, and a Master's examination. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Social Justice
  • Effective Classroom Practices
  • Technology
  • Teacher/Instructional Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


15 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation.
  • Statement of Purpose/Letter of Intent
  • Official GRE Results* (The GRE requirement has been temporarily waived for the Spring 2023 semester.)
  • Official IELTS/TOEFL or Duolingo Results* (International Applicants only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27846 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    27846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27846 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8757 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8757 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Albuquerque

870 - 1360 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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