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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.



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:

Chien-Chung Chen:
Office phone: 505-454-3173


Domestic Applicants

  • Transcripts from all previously attended regionally accredited institutions (3.0 GPA or higher). Will consider those who do not meet the GPA requirement.

International Applicants

  • Statement of educational goals
  • 2 letters of recommendation from faculty
  • Transcripts from all previously attended regionally accredited institutions (3.0 GPA or higher). Will consider those who do not meet the GPA requirement.
  • TOEFL or IELTS English score
  • Transcript evaluation (WES)


Fall-May 15

Spring-November 15

Summer-April 15

Admit for fall, spring, and summer terms

Important Dates

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    Through the Summer: More Virtual Events Coming

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    Through 8/31: Virtual Cowboy Art Exhibition in Ray Drew Gallery


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

  • Appraiser or Assessor of Real Estate
  • Budget Analyst
  • Market Research 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.