School of Education at Western New Mexico University
Why you should consider this program
Among the many advantages of our program is the low cost for our high quality teacher preparation programs. Some of the features of our program include:
All master’s degrees and alternative teacher licensure programs are available online.
Candidates obtain unrestricted teacher licensure upon completion of their program.
The WNMU School of Education is nationally accredited through CAEP.
Master’s Degrees can be obtained in two years for less than $15,000.
Our low student to faculty ensures that students are able to receive the support they need, by developing strong relationships with School of Education faculty and staff.
Students receive personalized and individualized academic and program advisement from full-time faculty.
Students receive in-person, face-to-face classroom observations and instructional coaching.
Student always have access to faculty and can meet with faculty members within 48 hours of requesting an appointment.
Benefits for Coverdell Fellows
|Tuition/fees for Complete Program||Value of Coverdell Fellowship||Net cost *|
|In state||$ 15,000||$ 15,000||$ 0|
|Out of state||$ 15,000||$ 2,250||$ 12,750|
Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from
Fellowships awarded per year (average)
4 to 6
Annual cost of living (estimated)
Application fee waived?No
In order to be eligible for the program, RPCVs must work in schools in rural and remote underserved school districts throughout New Mexico, such as Silver City, Cobre, Quemado, Reserve, Magdalena, Animas, Lordsburg, Hatch, Truth or Consequences, Deming, Socorro, Gallup McKinley, Zuni Pueblo, and the Navajo Nation.
Jobs for program alumni
RPCVs work in schools in rural and remote underserved school districts throughout New Mexico, such as Silver City, Cobre, Quemado, Reserve, Magdalena, Animas, Lordsburg, Hatch, Truth or Consequences, Deming, Socorro, Gallup McKinley, Zuni Pueblo, and the Navajo Nation.
Coverdell Fellows application, application to WNMUs Graduate Division, official transcripts and application to the School of Education.
Start dates in Fall, Spring and Summer
- Online degree program
Year Coverdell Fellows partnership started