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Elementary Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Las Vegas, NM, United States
We immerse our students in authentic academic and professional settings, providing them with opportunities to bridge theory and practice and to engage in critical reflection that informs action. We embrace critical reflection on self and practice as a way to develop a deep sense of identity and beliefs that ground and continually improve our practices.

Overview

The major program meets requirements for special education licensure set by the NMPED. Elementary education majors study such topics as cognitive, physical, emotional, and social development; human relations; instructional planning and implementation, and classroom management, assessment and evaluation. 

The programme

Students also receive training in skills and competencies for elementary subject matter in mathematics, reading and language arts, social studies, science, and other foundational fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Literacy
  • Teaching/Diagnosis of Reading
  • Teaching Elementary School Math
  • Multicultural Education
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Students

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    76

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Requirements

  • Must submit a formal application for new freshman admission
  • Must have graduated high school or completed a GED program
  • Must submit official high school transcripts

Please note, if you submit an application along with official transcripts, the transcripts must be in a sealed envelope from the school records office. The Office of Admissions will not accept opened transcripts as official documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    316 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 316 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    177 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 177 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Las Vegas

  • 757 - 1190 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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