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Business Program

The business program is designed to fulfill the freshman and sophomore course requirements for admission to bachelor's degree programs in business at New Mexico colleges and universities. Throughout this program, you will gain financial information skills and an understanding of the nature of business.

You can complete your Associate of Arts degree in Business at CNM and apply those credits and courses toward a Bachelor of Business Administration at New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU), the University of New Mexico (UNM), Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU), or Western New Mexico University (WNMU).

For more information about the Business program, and to learn more about transfer options, contact the School Advisor at (505) 224-3811.


This certificate applies entrepreneurial principles to establishing, organizing and managing a business. You will learn basic business skills, complete a market research and feasibility assessment and develop a business plan.

Business Administration

These degrees and certificates provide opportunities for you, as a future business leader, to achieve a high-quality, high-value education that enables you to succeed in a competitive market. Emphasis is placed on hands-on experiences, conducting real-world research and community projects.

The curriculum includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, management, marketing and sales. Skills related to the applications of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communications, team building and decision making. The concentrations provide you with the opportunity to specialize in a particular business discipline of your  choosing. The Business Administration certificate courses and several of the associate degree courses are offered online.

If you have any questions about this program or the application process contact the School of Business & Information Technology at (505) 224-3811.

Fast Track Business Administration Degree

CNM Ingenuity at the STEMulus Center has partnered with CNM’s School of Business and Information Technology to offer a  Fast Track Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Business Administration that you can earn in less than two years.

The program was designed and is taught by highly qualified faculty from the School of Business and Information Technology who also have a background working in the industry. This program was designed with working professionals in mind, whose days demand their time and attention to work, family and other obligations.

The classes in this program are offered in 7 week blocks: two blocks per term, and one 7 – 12 week summer block. This accelerated approach to achieving your degree is facilitated by taking classes in the evening, and online. Other than the accelerated format, what makes it possible to complete this program in 15 months is that faculty work as a team to integrate and teach the curriculum using the Competency Based Education approach.

Find out more and apply for the Fast Track Business Administration Degree.


This program is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).