New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

Special Education/Communication Disorders


Box 30001, MSC 4500

Las Cruces, NM 88003

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Special Education/Communication Disorders

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Special Education/Communication Disorders offers graduate study leading to MA, EdS, EdD, and PhD degrees.

This program is designed for students with career goals as master special education teachers, special education consultants and directors, educational diagnosticians, school psychologists, and speech-language pathologists in school, community, and medical settings or as higher education faculty in the fields of special education (SPED) and communication disorders.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

International applicants submitting foreign post-secondary level transcripts are required to have their credentials evaluated by a recognized member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). NMSU requires a comprehensive course by course evaluation. In addition, international students must submit an English language proficiency exam (either TOEFL or IELTS.)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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