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Business Administration


At New Mexico Highlands, you can prepare for and advance your career with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business administration with specialized concentrations that give you plenty of options to shine in your chosen career.

Why choose NMHU’s Department of Business Administration?
NMHU is consistently rated #1 in student satisfaction in New Mexico. Better yet, NMHU provides one of New Mexico’s most cost-effective business degrees. We offer small class sizes (15:1 instructor/student ratio), a family atmosphere, and unparalleled access to faculty.

Online MBA

Online MBA Healthcare Concentration

Online MBA Entrepreneurship Concentration

You can complete your BBA and MBA courses at our main campus or online, which gives you the flexibility to schedule courses around work and family. NMHU is also an open enrollment institution. Many of our students are the first in their family to attend college. Learn more about Highland’s online MBA. 

The Department of Business Administration’s academic programs focus on real-world applications and teach in-demand skills. You will build a professional portfolio of work and earn valuable professional certifications. This experience makes our graduates highly marketable.

New Mexico Highlands University’s Department of Business Administration is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Please note that the concentration in Entrepreneurship at the undergraduate and graduate levels and the concentration in General Business at the graduate level are new and the department has submitted the necessary documents to get these concentrations accredited.



Program Metrics & Student Achievement

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Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration

Undergraduate courses: Business Administration

The New Mexico Highlands undergraduate catalog outlines your options and the steps you need to take to complete degree requirements for your chosen major. To ensure the seamless completion of your degree, consult often with your academic adviser and utilize Highlands’ Degree Audit tool to keep track of your academic progress.

Requirements: Master’s in Business Administration

Graduate catalog: MBA

MBA courses

Graduate students are assigned to a faculty adviser within their area of study. The faculty adviser will help the student complete a program of study to satisfy the specific course requirements within their area, outlined in the Graduate Catalog.  The courses listed must satisfy the course requirements prescribed in the catalog of record. The academic adviser will provide guidance in completing your program of study.

Graduate Coordinator:

Dr. Rodney Sanchez:
Office phone: 505-250-5995

The Department of Business Administration is one of the most affordable programs in the Southwest! Find out what generations of our graduates already know: New Mexico Highlands is the place to start your amazing career.





Mission Statement

The Department of Business Administration is committed to the success of our students and to the highest observance of our professional accreditation standards. The department’s goal is to be the best small business department in the Southwest, preparing students to be confident, competent, ethical and responsible decision makers, managers, leaders and agents of economic and social betterment in today’s changing global business environment.