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.
This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.
|Program Name||Degree Type(s)|
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 Office Technology||CERT, ASSOC|
|Construction Technologies, Electrical Option Certificate/AAS; AAS in Electronics Technology||CERT, ASSOC|
|Early Childhood Education||ASSOC|
|Emergency Medical Services - Basic or Intermediate||CERT, ASSOC|
|Graphic Design||CERT, ASSOC|
|Legal Assistant/Paralegal||CERT, ASSOC|
|Photo Voltaic - Advanced Installation or Entry Level Grid-Tie||CERT|
|Renewable Energy Systems Technology||ASSOC|
|Web Design, Web Mastery||CERT|
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: