2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]
Business Administration, Associate of Applied Science
School of Business & Information Technology (BIT)
The Business Administration program 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, entrepreneurship, leadership, management, marketing, professionalism, sales, supervision and quality improvement. Skills related to the applications of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communications, team building and decision making. Several of the Business Administration associate degree and certificate courses are offered online.
Educational Option Information
This educational option is an
- Associate of Applied Science Degree
This educational option can be completed
This educational option is designed for
- Immediate employment and transfer into a baccalaureate program
This educational option can be started
Primary course location
- Main, Montoya, Westside, Rio Rancho, and online
Approximate Costs of this Educational Option
Financial Aid Considerations
Career and Educational Opportunities
Many of CNM’s Business Administration AAS 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.
The Business Administration AAS Degree can lead to employment in both the public and private sectors. Business graduates are commonly needed in advertising, marketing, entrepreneurship, human resources, sales, real estate, retail, manufacturing, small business management and supervision.
Sample job titles include: administrative support, manager, team leader, entrepreneur, project manager, supervisor.