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, biology, and the behavior of primates.

  • 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 effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

  • 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 DNA technology.

  • 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 resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    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 and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

  • 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 scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    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 ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    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, and big data.

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    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 enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    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 allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    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 services related to learning and teaching.

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    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 principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    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 technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    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 literature.

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    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 environment, engineering thermodynamics, the fundamentals of process engineering and chemistry.

  • 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, accounting, and marketing.

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    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 past societies and their interrelationship.

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    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 sciences; social sciences; engineering analysis; systems design; computer applications; and evaluation methodology.

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    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, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    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 mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • 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 music.

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    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 includes a practical clinical component.

  • 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 primary language to communicate concepts.

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    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, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • 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 health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    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 requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

  • 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 methods of research.

  • 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 mathematical principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a variety of engineering problems.

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Rankings

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    SchoolApply Ranking 634
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 401
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 627
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 601

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 61
  • Minimum SAT 1240
  • Minimum ACT 18

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    Established in 1888

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

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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

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            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".

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            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.