Alternative Licensure Programs (ALP)
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The Alternative Licensure Program (ALP) is accredited by the New Mexico Public Education Department, and nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and is eligible for review by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2023. The ALP is a post graduate program for individuals who already hold a degree (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate) from a regionally accredited college or university. Students select a program of studies that lead to licensure in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, or in Special Education upon successful completion of the program and passing scores on the required State of New Mexico Teacher Assessments.