Sep 30, 2023  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Business Manager, Certificate of Completion

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School of Business and Information Technology (BIT)

This certificate provides graduates with a strong foundation in the theory and procedures of accounting for business transactions including governmental entities. Select business courses provide students with an introduction to business operations and a background necessary to relate with employees and the community. The courses in this program may integrate into other Business & Information Technology programs.

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Educational Option Information

  • This educational option is a Certificate of Completion
  • This educational option is designed for: Student interested in working in the accounting and business fields at public and charter educational institutions.
  • This educational option can be completed: Part-Time
  • This educational option can be started: Any Term
  • Primary Course Location: Main and Montoya campuses; many courses are offered online

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations
  • This program is pending  Financial Aid approval.
    • Some courses are not eligible for Financial Aid. Please check the list here when considering a course.

Educational Opportunities

The Associate of Applied Science degree transfers at least 30 technical credits and applicable arts and sciences credits toward the Career Technical Associate of Arts transfer degree. Contact the School of Business & Information Technology for more information. Many of our Accounting courses are transferable to universities and CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges in New Mexico.

Career Opportunities

Potential employers for this educational option: Most charter and public schools and school districts employ Business Managers.  Sample job titles for this educational option: Business Manager, District Manager, Associate District Manager, School Business Manager, School Business Officer, and School Business Operations Manager.

The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics Job Outlook Handbook predicts that both full- and part-time employment for persons with accounting and business education are expected to grow faster than average.

Ten Year Rule for CTE Courses

Career and technical education courses in this program will qualify for credit for a period of ten academic years. Due to changing technologies, trends, and professional demands, courses completed ten or more years in the past will satisfy program requirements only if they are approved by the instructional school in which they were offered. Cohorted programs may have additional restrictions.


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