Western New Mexico WNMU-Gallup Graduate Studies • The MAIS may or may not prepare degree from an accredited institution
University Center invites you to join the Masters students for certification or recognized by CHEA (Council of Higher
of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies licensure. See an advisor. Education Accreditation).
Gallup Graduate • The MAIS is designed for licensed • The MAIS may include a • If you have a 3.0 GPA for the last 64
teachers & other professionals who combination of face-to-face hours of credit of undergraduate and/or
Studies Center want to grow in their chosen fields. courses (f2f) taught in Gallup with graduate work, the GRE is not required.
• Licensed teachers can earn the • If your GPA for the last 64 hours of
Masters of Arts in MAIS degree as part of the • In some concentrations, the MAIS academic work is between a 2.75 and
qualifications for a Tier III New includes a capstone action research
Interdisciplinary Studies Mexico Teaching license.
2.99, you must take the GRE.
course and project.
• In addition to admission to the
• 36 graduate credit hours plus • F2F courses in Gallup are offered WNMU Graduate Division, there may
Masters degree option exit criteria for each concentration at night or on weekends in the Fall be additional application requirements
for licensed teachers & and Spring semester; as well as for each concentration. See an advisor.
other professionals • You can customize a Masters of four week Summer sessions in
Arts degree by selecting coursework June or July. • Take courses at your own pace. Students
from 2 to 3 concentrations.
Earn a masters • Tuition & fees are affordable.
have 7 years in which to complete all
degree as part of the course work and exit requirements
• At least 18 credit hours in one
• for the MAIS degree.
qualifications for a concentration with an additional 18 You become part of an engaging
Tier III New Mexico hours taken in another concentration community of learners committed
to professional growth. • Call (505) 722-3389 to schedule
Teaching License OR split between no more than 2
an appointment with an advisor to
additional concentration areas.
Sample Concentration Areas • Courses are taught by talented discuss concentration options most
- Special Education faculty with cutting edge appropriate to your professional
WNMU knowledge and research in their goals and learning preferences.
Gallup Graduate Studies Center - Elementary Education
- Secondary Education areas of expertise.
2055 State Road 602
- Reading Education • Start today on a masters degree!
Gallup, New Mexico 87301
http://ggsc.wnmu.edu - Educational Leadership Admission Requirements
- Bilingual or TESOL • Complete the WNMU online
(505) 722-3389 - Counseling or Psychology Graduate Application @
email@example.com - Combination for entry to www.wnmu.edu
School Psychology track
- English • Provide the Admissions Office
- History or Political Science with official transcripts showing
the award of at least a Bachelors
Sample Concentration Area Courses PSY 520 Diagnostics & Evaluation (3) EDUC 580 Workshop: Teachers as Relations & Exceptional Child (3)
Additional Courses Available PSY 580 Psychology Workshop-Topics (3) Leaders (3) SPED 554 Eval & Assessment of Excp Ch. (3)
f2f = Face to Face Course EDUC 503 Action Research (3) SPED 556 Culturally Diverse Exceptional
OnL = all on-line, web-based course Children (3)
Educational Leadership SPED 576 Persons w/Emo & Beh Disorders(3)
Special Education COUN 505 Multicultural Counseling (3)
Combination of f2f & OnL courses EDL 524 Characteristics Effective COUN 531 Theories & Techniques - Coun. (3)
Leadership COUN 587 Seminar in Group Processes (3)
SPED 508* Intro to Exceptional Children (3) EDL 523 Curr, Instr, & Program PSY 512 Psychopathology
*Required entry course Leadership PSY 520 Diagnostics and Evaluation
SPED 551 Behavior Mgt Approaches with EDL 525 Education in a Pluralistic PSY 506 Social Psychology
Exceptional Children (3) Society
SPED 552 Families, School, and Community EDL 526 Ed Leadership in the Public Bilingual and TESOL Education
Relations & Exceptional Child (3) Domain All Courses are OnLine (OnL)
SPED 554 Evaluation and Assessment of Elementary Education EDL 560 Legal Aspects of Education
Exceptional Children (3) Combination of f2f & OnL courses EDL 562 School Finance & Budgeting BLED 501 Current Issues- Language Minority
SPED 556 Culturally Diverse Exceptional Education (3)
Children (3) EDUC 505 Elementary Field Experience Counseling BLED 514 Multicultural Education (3)
SPED 570 Persons w/Learning Disabilities (3) (3) BLED 516 Indo-Chicano Cul. & Pedagogy (3)
SPED 580 Action Research for Special *Required entry course COUN 501*The Counseling Profession BLED 527 Linguistics 1 for L2Teachers (3)
Education (3) EDUC 506 History & Phil. of Education * Required entry course BLED 528 Linguistics 2 for L2 Teachers (3)
(3) COUN 500 Methods of Research BLED 541 Eng. Lang. Acquisition & Dev. (3)
Reading Education EDUC 570 Elem Curriculum & Instruction COUN 523 Psychopathology
Combination of f2f & OnL courses (6) COUN 534 Life Themes & Stages Political Science
EDUC 574 Classroom Assessment (3) COUN 531 Theories & Techniques of All courses are OnLine (OnL)
RDG 510 Teaching of Reading (3) EDUC 503 Action Research (3) Coun.
RDG 511 Corrective Reading (3) EDUC 580 Workshop: Teachers as Leaders COUN 525 Child & Adol. Development POLS 505 Amer. Constitutional Develop.
RDG 512 Diagnosis & Prescription of Reading (3) COUN 587 Seminar in Group Process POLS 516 Border Issues US-Mexico Relations
For Diverse Learners (3) POLS 513 Central America
RDG 553 Children’s Literature (3) Combine SPED, COUN, & PSYCH POLS 504 North Amer. Relations Persp.
RDG 560 Readings Skills in Secondary Secondary Education to begin School Psychology Licensure POLS 520 Economic Dev of Latin America
Education (3) Combination of f2f & OnL courses POLS 508 World Politics
RDG 579 Reading Seminar – Topical Issues (3) SPED 508*Intro to Exceptional Children
EDUC 507 Secondary Field Experience (3) (3)
Psychology *Required entry course *Required entry course History
Combination of f2f & OnL courses EDUC 506 History & Phil. of Education SPED 551 Behavior Mgt Approaches All courses are OnLine (OnL)
PSY 505 Psychology of Learning (3) EDUC 571 Sec. Curriculum & Instruction Exceptional Children (3) HIST 512 Inter-American Relations
PSY 506 Social Psychology (3) (3) SPED 552 Families, School, and HIST 513 Central America
PSY 512 Psychopathology (3) EDUC 574 Classroom Assessment (3) Community HIST 516 Border Issues US-Mexico Relations
PSY 525 Theories of Personality (3)
HIST 517 Frontier Law Enforcement
HIST 580 Workshop: Cowboys & Presidents
HIST 578 Topics: US Constitution
All Courses are OnLine (OnL)
ENG 550 Secondary English Methods (3)
ENG 506 Chicano Lit/Critical Theory (3)
ENG 515 Life & Literature of New Mex (3)
ENG 520 Studies in American Lit (3)
ENG 525 Studies in the Short Story (3)
ENG 511 The American Novel (3)
Please note: The MAIS may or may not
prepare students for certification or licensure.
Please see an advisor.