Apr 20, 2024  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Business Administration, Certificate of Completion

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School of Business & Information Technology (BIT)


The Business Administration Certificate of Completion provides opportunities for the business leaders of tomorrow to achieve a high-quality, high-value education that enables them 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 professionalism.  Skills related to the applications of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communications, team building and decision making.

Educational Option Information

This educational option is a

  • Certificate of Completion

This educational option can be completed

  • Part-Time or Full-Time

This educational option can be started:

  • Any term

Primary Course Location:

  • Main, Montoya, Westside, and Rio Rancho Campuses, and online

Special Requirements

  • Students must have access to a computer and the Internet to complete coursework.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Career and Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities

The Business Administration certificate courses may be applied to an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration.

Many of CNM’s Business Administration courses are transferable to universities and CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges in New Mexico.*

* Note: Students who plan to transfer to a four-year business program are encouraged to meet with the program chair or associate dean during their first term.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities with a Certificate of Completion in business administration are available in both the public and private sectors, including but not limited to: advertising, marketing, entrepreneurship, human resources, sales, real estate, retail, small business management and supervision.

  • Employment opportunities are available in industries that require management, supervision, administrative support, and entrepreneurship.
  • Job titles may include: Administrative support, manager, team leader, entrepreneur, project manager, supervisor.
  • Job descriptions/duties may include: Management, supervision, oversight, entrepreneurship.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement exam scores  or specific course work.

Certificate of Completion in Business Administration 39 credit hours

Program Approved Electives

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