Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 CNM Catalog, Volume 56 
2024-2025 CNM Catalog, Volume 56

General Business, Certificate of Completion

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School of Business, Hospitality & Technology (BHT)

The General Business Certificate of Completion is a series of courses for individuals who want to begin or expand their skills in business.

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Educational Option Information

  • 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

Educational Opportunities

The courses included in the General Business Certificate of Completion may be applied to an associate of applied science degree in Business Administration at CNM and may transfer into degree programs at other institutions.

Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities are available in both the public and private sectors, including industries and businesses that require management, supervision, administrative support, and entrepreneurship. Example industries include advertising, marketing, entrepreneurship, human resources, sales, real estate, retail, small business management and supervision. Example job titles/descriptions include business owner, manager, team leader, entrepreneur, project manager, supervisor.

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services.

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.

Program Requirements


Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Certificate: 18

Program Approved Electives

Any ACCT, BUSA, BLAW, ENTR, MKTG or MGMT Course not specified in the above program requirements.

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