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Business Administration

Degrees Offered

New Mexico Highlands University’s Department of Business Administration, accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), allows students to prepare for and advance their careers by earning a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with concentrations in accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, general business, management, marketing, and media marketing.

Faculty news!
Dr. Ali Arshad’s paper “The Impact of Covid-19 on the Economy of New Mexico State: Three Scenarios” has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Business and Economics Perspectives. More information coming soon. Congratulations, Dr. Arshad!

COWBOY UP! NMHU’s 1st Annual Business Pitch Competition
Enter NMHU’s COWBOY UP business pitch competition and compete for $5000 in cash. To enter, submit a written one-page summary of your business idea to Dr. Rod Sanchez at rodsanchez@nmhu.edu by Friday, May 7th, 2021. Details can be found here.

Program Metrics & Student Achievement



Business Administration

Business Administration Undergraduate Requirements

Undergraduate course catalog: 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.

Business Administration Graduate Requirements

Graduate course catalog: Business Administration

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: rodsanchez@nmhu.edu
Office phone: 505-250-5995


Important Dates

  • 28


    Music on the Greens Concert

  • 15


    NMHU Fall 2021 Career Fair


Graduates of the NMHU Business Administration department can be found in the following occupations:

  • Market Research Analyst
  • Appraiser or Assessor of Real Estate
  • Budget Analyst
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Economist
  • Financial Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Postsecondary Education Administrator
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Survey Researcher
  • Training and Development Manager


School of Business

Faculty & Staff

School of Business

Faculty & Staff


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.