New Mexico State University‚ÄďAlamogordo


New Mexico State University–Alamogordo (NMSU-A), established in 1958, is a community college branch within the New Mexico State University (NMSU) system.  NMSU–A’s initial mission was to serve military and civilian personnel based at Holloman Air Force Base (HAFB). NMSU–A has served students from all 50 U.S. states, as well as internationally. NMSU–A offers 2-year degrees and certificates in the areas of arts, fine arts and graphic design, sciences, engineering, allied health, information and electronics technology, automotive technology biomedical technology, renewable energy, business, education, social services and criminal justice. In cooperation with NMSU–Las Cruces, bachelor’s degrees in nursing and education can be completed at NMSU–A. Courses are offered in face-to-face, hybrid and online instructional modes. Some degrees and certificates can be completed entirely online. Online courses are Quality Matters certified. 

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Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Allied Health   ASSOC    
Associate of Arts
Associate of Science
Automotive Specialist (Diagnostic, Heavy Line, Maintenance/Light Repair Certificates; AAS in Automotive & Hybrid Technology)   CERT, ASSOC    
Basic Computer Skills   CERT    
Biomedical Equipment Technology   ASSOC    
Business Applications Specialist   CERT    
Business Management   ASSOC    
Business Office Technology   CERT, ASSOC    
Computing   ASSOC    
Construction Technologies, Electrical Option Certificate/AAS; AAS in Electronics Technology   CERT, ASSOC    
Criminal Justice   ASSOC    
Early Childhood Education   ASSOC    
Education   ASSOC    
Emergency Medical Services - Basic or Intermediate   CERT, ASSOC    
Fine Arts   ASSOC    
General Engineering   ASSOC    
Graphic Design   CERT, ASSOC    
Information Technology   ASSOC    
Leadership Skills   CERT    
Legal Assistant/Paralegal   CERT, ASSOC    
Network Specialist   CERT    
Photo Voltaic - Advanced Installation or Entry Level Grid-Tie   CERT    
Photographic Technology   CERT    
Pre-Business   ASSOC    
Renewable Energy Systems Technology   ASSOC    
Social Services   ASSOC    
Web Design, Web Mastery   CERT    

Enrollment Information

Requirements for admission as a regular student include the following:

Transcripts must be sent directly from the high school or GED/HISET Testing Center to:

Admissions & Records Office
2400 N. Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Students who attended a college or university while in high school must request to have official transcripts forwarded directly to the Admissions Office by the Registrar of each college or educational institution previously attended.

Note: If the high school transcripts or GED/HISET test results do not provide adequate information for a final admission’s decision, NMSU-A may require the applicant to submit official results of the American College Testing (ACT) Program test battery.

Qualifications for admission to New Mexico State University–Alamogordo include:

Contact Information

New Mexico State University–Alamogordo
Admissions & Records Office
2400 N. Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 439-3700, or complete our Contact Us Web Form