New Mexico State University, Las Cruces - Master's Degree

As a comprehensive land grant institution, NMSU offers bachelor and graduate degree programs across six schools. It has five campuses, a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, extension offices in New Mexico’s 33 counties and 12 agriculture research and science centers.

  • Average Tuition USD 21,234

School Description

The institution now known as NMSU was founded as an agricultural land grant college in 1888. Then called the Las Cruces College, the school was renamed New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts just one year later. It received its current name in 1960 when it achieved university status. There are approximately 120,173 NMSU living alumni in the United States and around the world. Some notable alumni of NMSU include Alvy Ray Smith, co-founder of Pixar; Kevin Johnson, CEO, Juniper Networks; and Pervis Atkins, NFL Hall of Fame inductee.

Master Programs

  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Agriculture

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.  

  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Anthropology

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biolog more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Applied Statistics

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effecti more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Art

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.  

  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Biology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Business Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human reso more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Chemical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Chemistry

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.  

  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Civil Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Communication Studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and et more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Computer Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Criminal Justice

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforc more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Economics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient alloc more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support servic more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific pr more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technologica more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    English

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and litera more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Environmental Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the env more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Finance

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, a more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    History

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in p more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Industrial Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Mathematical Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, to more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematica more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Music

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock musi more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Nursing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also inc more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Physics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Plant and Enviormental Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosyst more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Psychology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.  

  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Public Health

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve he more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Social Work

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requ more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Sociology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and m more
  • 1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

    Systems Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Systems Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and more
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  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 648
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 601
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 221

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 61

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    Other Information

    Established in 1888

    Other

    NMSU is the only research-extensive, land-grant, USA-Mexico border institution classified by the federal government as serving Hispanics.

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    1780 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88003, United States

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      • Testimony
        1965-1967, B.S., Chemical Engineering

        When cost of Education rising; I definitely encourage NMSU for studying.YYIt is a college where you gain Education at fair price.If you want best rate of return then join NMSU

      • Testimony
        1969-1978, Bachelor Of Accountancy, Accounting

        Great ScoolYYNMSU is a great school and have some of the most down to earth people you will ever meet. Environment provides good weather and very diverse cultures. The Spanish food is the best. Every time I go back for a visit I have to visit some of the best places which includes "Roberto's".

      • Testimony
        1974-1978, Mechanical Engineering

        Great Engineering ProgramYYThe engineering program provided practical application of principals. Smaller class sizes provided greater access to faculty and interaction in class.