Business Administration @NORTHERN
Stand out in a competitive business environment by earning one of Northern New Mexico College's business degrees. Our innovative online and on-campus business administration programs – including three undergrad concentrations, four associate degrees and eight certificates – blend theory and hands-on practice to give you a well-rounded and topical business curriculum. Our online 8-week courses can propel you to complete your associate’s degree within 16 months and your bachelor’s degree within 32 months. We give college credit for prior learning and we have a direct pipeline to high paying jobs. Our degrees and certificates position you for tomorrow’s workforce quickly, affordably and with quality.
Program features: Enjoy small class sizes, individualized advising, faculty with real world business experience, online and evening courses for working adults.
The Department of Business Administration at Northern offers baccalaureate, associate and certificate programs designed to provide practice-oriented training and business skill development for students who aspire to a successful career in general management, accounting or project management.
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Business Programs & Degree Plans
With three concentrations
Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate: Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Access
Classes offered on campus and online
Certificate can be completed in 16 weeks, or one semester
Free tuition is available to qualifying students through NM Workforce Connections
All classes in MOS certificate transfer to AAS in Office Administration
Certificate in Project Management
For people with some background in business, engineering or project management responsibilities at current job
Requires five upper-level project management classes
Classes offered online and on-campus
Prepares students to take the PMP© Project Management Professional Exam to become a certified project manager
Certificate in Hotel, Tourism, and Restaurant Management
Two-semester program for current and potential restaurant / hotel / casino employees who wish to move into management positions
Five hospitality industry classes, plus ENG 109NL Basic Composition, plus Business Math
Gainful Employment Disclosure for Business Certificates 2014-16
- Administrative Assistant (Cert) Gainful Employment Disclosure 2014-16
- Barbering (Cert) Gainful Employment Disclosure 2014-2016
- Bookkeeper (Cert) Gainful Employment Disclosure 2014-16
- Cosmetology (Cert) Gainful Employment Disclosure 2014-2016
- Entrepreneurship (Cert) Gainful Employment Disclosure 2014-16
- Hospitality, Tourism, and Restaurant Management (Cert) Gainful Employment Disclosure 2014-16
Accreditation: Our Certificate programs, Associate of Arts in Business Administration, Associate of Applied Science in Office Administration and Bachelor's of Business Administration with majors in Accounting, Management and Project Management are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org)
Our Associate degrees in Cosmetology and Barbering provide the courses required by the New Mexico Board of Barbers and Cosmetology for licensure. With flexible class schedules, industry-quality facilities, experienced instructors and a supportive learning environment, our students are well prepared for the state licensure test and their future careers.