NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY – ALAMOGORDO
NMSU Alamogordo (NMSU-A) is a comprehensive community college within the New Mexico State University system. NMSU-A began serving the area educational needs in 1958 with an initial student enrollment of 251. Traditional academic, evening-only classes were held at the local high school. Today the college serves over 6,000 students a year and is the second fastest growing institution in the nation. Its town campus has grown to 13 structures that lie at the base of the Sacramento Mountains with the recent addition of the LEED Gold certified Science Center Annex. The campus also offers courses online and at Holloman AFB. Early spring of 2010 saw beginning construction of the 15,000 sq. ft. Southern New Mexico Advanced Technology Center. With its completion, NMSU-A will be able to provide training in the automotive, welding, and alternative energy technologies. The campus offers 21 Associate Degrees and 15 Certificate Programs.
NMSU-A INSTITUTIONAL MISSION
The mission of New Mexico State University at Alamogordo is to provide quality learning opportunities for individuals in the diverse communities we serve.
EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE AT HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE
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Park University (575-479-2337)
Contact: Sarah Karabelski
This college offers bachelor degrees in four fields Human Resources Management, Computer Information Systems Management, Criminal Justice Administration and Social Psychology.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (575-479-6892)
Contact: Kenny Mitchell, Assistant Director of Academic Support
Embry-Riddle offers five ways to learn – classroom, EagleVision (Web conferencing) classroom, EagleVision home, online, and blended – to earn a certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree leading to a career in the aviation, aerospace and peripheral industries. Credits can be transferred from Community College of the Air Force associate degree to meet up to 30 credit hours of Aviation Area of Concentration on the Bachelor of Professional Aeronautics. NMSU-A Applied Science degrees will be considered for credit toward earning a Bachelor’s in Technical Management. ERAU has more than 170 locations across the United States, Europe, Canada and the Middle East. At ERAU we are dedicated to helping you achieve your academic goals and advance your career.
Central Texas College (575-479-4188)
Contact: Elaine Singley
The College offers courses related to receiving an associate degree in a variety of programs to military and civilian students. They also offer various computer certifications.
Community College of the Air Force (575-572-3971)
The College offers associate degree courses to military personnel only.