Why should I choose NORTHERN?

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VALUE

NORTHERN New Mexico College is the #1 Most Affordable four-year college in New Mexico and in all of the southwestern United States (2015-16).

CHOICE

NORTHERN offers 13 quality bachelor's programs and 50+ associate and certificate degrees in diverse fields including:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
  • Studio, Visual & Performing Arts
  • Nursing & Health Sciences
  • Education
  • Humanities, Social Sciences, Language & Letters
  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Career & Technical Fields

QUALITY

NORTHERN New Mexico College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and holds additional accreditation in the following academic areas:

  • Bachelor's & Associate Degrees in Business Administration are ACBSP accredited.
  • Bachelor of Information Engineering Technology is accredited by ABET.
  • RN to BSN Nursing degree is accredited by CCNE.
  • Barbering, Cosmetology and the Associate Degree in Nursing are approved by their respective state licensing boards.

Experienced faculty. NORTHERN employs 53 experienced, full-time faculty and 30 full-time Ph.D. faculty. Classes are small and personal. Average class sizes at NORTHERN range from 12-15 students, allowing you to get personal, one-on-one instruction from faculty.

OPPORTUNITY

NORTHERN provides students with unique opportunities for academic, personal and professional growth in all areas of study. Northern is the place for UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH. @NORTHERN, you can dive right in to research experience early in your college career. Examples of student research and field experience opportunities include:

  • Biology of the Cell Nucleus Lab
  • Annual Academic Research, Creativity & Scholarship Symposium (ARCSS)
  • Environmental Science & Ecology Field Research at Valles Caldera
  • Wildland Fire Science Research in Carson National Forest
  • Presenting research at the Native American Indigenous Studies Association in Washington D.C. (2015).
  • Research internships at Los Alamos National Labs and exchanges with partner schools
  • Community-oriented clinical and research experiences in Nursing & Health Sciences
  • Mobile app development in Information Engineering Technologies
Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Associate of Arts

Northern New Mexico College (NNMC)

In this program you will have the opportunity to make films, do sound design, music production, digital photography, visual effects, and digital images for print, web, an ... [+]

Thank you for your interest in Northern's FDMA program. Our faculty are accomplished professionals who are dedicated to nurturing your artistic development and technical proficiency as a digital media artist and professional. Our courses have a low faculty to student ratio, where students develop strong relationships with faculty as mentors and with peers as creative partners.

In this program you will have the opportunity to make films, do sound design, music production, digital photography, visual effects, and digital images for print, web, and video. You will also have the opportunity to have hands on experience in professional production environments including local and regional film productions, internships with production companies, and with our local college TV station; Canal Seis. Our FDMA program works in collaboration and cross pollination with Northern's Music program, allowing students to write and produce original music.... [-]

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September 2020
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2 years
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Certificate

Northern New Mexico College (NNMC)

The Department of Cosmetology and Barbering includes associate degree and certificate programs which are designed to provide the necessary skills ... [+]

The Department of Cosmetology and Barbering includes associate degree and certificate programs which are designed to provide the necessary skills to prepare the student for New Mexico licensure and the entry level skills necessary for full and part-time employment in this career cluster.

Basic Program Information

The Cosmetology program admits students in the fall and spring terms. General admission requirements include:

Complete admission process to Northern New Mexico University. See page 10 of the catalog. Take the English placement test if the student has not completed a basic English college-level course or higher. Arrange for an appointment with the Cosmetology Department for an admissions interview prior to being accepted into one of the programs by calling (505) 747-5473. Complete the registration process required by the New Mexico State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists upon acceptable to a program. Cosmetology Certificate ... [-]
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Northern New Mexico College (NNMC)

This program prepares you for entry-level employment as an electrician’s helper or an apprentice electrician. ... [+]

This program prepares you for entry-level employment as an electrician’s helper or an apprentice electrician. In addition, it prepares you to take the state examination for licensure as a journeyman electrician. You must attend on a full-time basis.

GENERAL EDUCATION (7-8 cr)

Communications (4 cr)

ENG 108N Basic Composition I (4) Mathematics (3-4 cr) MATH 100N (4) or a higher level math course (3) PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (24 cr) ELEC 140 Introduction to Electrical Theory (3) ELEC 141 Introduction to Electrical Code (3) ELEC 142L Residential Wiring Lab (6) ELEC 150 Electrical Theory (3) ELEC 151 Electrical Code (3) ELEC 152L Commercial Wiring Lab (6) T... [-]
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Northern New Mexico College (NNMC)

This program prepares you for entry-level employment in Wildland Fire Management. It provides entry-level fire suppression and management skills. ... [+]

This program prepares you for entry-level employment in Wildland Fire Management. It provides entry-level fire suppression and management skills. The student develops efficiency and performance in safety, ethical decision-making, communications, aviation, business management, fire line tactics, water hydraulics, chainsaw operation, and recognition of environmental factors affecting start and spread of wildland fires. The certificate is targeted towards operational Incident Command positions. Completion of this certificate provides the student with the background needed to pursue an Associate Degree in Wildland Fire Science. GENERAL EDUCATION (8 cr) Area I. Communications (4 cr)

ENG 109N Basic Composition II (4) ... [-]
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Courses

Northern New Mexico College (NNMC)

Welcome to the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management where we prepare students for management positions in the rapidly growing hospitality and tourism indust ... [+]

Welcome to the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management where we prepare students for management positions in the rapidly growing hospitality and tourism industry. With an academic background tailored to meet industry needs, HRTM students leave campus ready to succeed in the world's greatest industry.

About Us

New Mexico State University offers the state's only certification HRTM. Founded in 1988, the program is now ranked among the top programs in the country. It is home to nearly 300 majors and a diverse student-centered faculty who personally advise students. Work experience and internships open the door for students to enter the work world before graduation. More than $45,000 in scholarships are available annually through the school. Students receive a hands-on restaurant management education in our state-of-the-art commercial food production and service lab. They also receive an interactive learning experience through our technology learning lab.... [-]

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September 2020
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4 years
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