To apply for a residency you must:
Have a minimum 3.0 GPA*
Hold a Bachelor's degree
Meet the UNM graduate school admissions requirements
Pass the New Mexico Teacher Assessment Test of Essential
Be legally authorized to work in the United States
Be able to pass a background check
*Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 may still be considered,
but the ATRP program coordinator must petition the Dean
of the Graduate School at UNM before an offer is made.
Everything we do centers on the fact that teaching is a profession.
This is one of our core values. Like medicine and law, teaching combines theoretical knowledge with practical application. Committed residents can learn effective teaching for all students through sustained clinical experience.