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Business Administration

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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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 and experience with business, engineering or project management responsibilities at a current job.
The program requires completing five upper-level online project management classes, and 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


For more about our Business Degrees & Certificates, contact:

Dr. Lori Baca, Chair
Business Administration
LBaca@nnmc.edu, (505) 747-2186

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.

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
Northern New Mexico College is the most affordable 4-year college in the Southwestern US. Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, and our experienced faculty. We provide students with unique opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth, small class sizes, personalized attention, and strong hands-on experiences from day one.
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.