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New Mexico State University
Graduate Students

Special Education

Degrees offered

Master of Arts: Special Education
Concentrations in: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Bilingual/Multicultural Special Educations, Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology, Early Childhood Special Education, Special Education, Special Education/Deaf-Hard of Hearing, and Speech-Language Pathology.
Doctor of Education: Special Education
Doctor of Philosophy: Special Education
Concentration for both doctoral programs: Bilingual/Multicultural Special Education, Autisim Spectrum Disorders


Doctoral program: March 1
MA program: Fall: April 15 & Spring: October 31

Required application materials

  • GPA 3.0
  • GRE (Ph.D. applicants only)
  • Transcripts
  • CV or resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample
  • Personal interview

Graduate program director

Norma Vasquez

Additional information

For appointments/questions contact Norma Vasquez.
Department website
Graduate Catalog

  • NMSU Student Affairs & Enrollment Management: University Admissions
  • (575) 646-2736
  • Educational Services Building, Suite G
  • MSC 3G / P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001