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Business Administration Degree at New Mexico State University (NMSU)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002657
  • Phone: (575) 646-0111

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  • Phone: (505) 646-3121

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  • Phone: (505) 646-4105

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Business Administration Degree

The business administration program at New Mexico State University prepares students for careers in education, government, private business and retail. The program focuses on planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Program courses include: management theory, humor resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. Get more details below including other New Mexico colleges that offer business administration degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Business Administration Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. New Mexico State University has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree65
    Master's Degree96
    Doctorate Degree1

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male89
    Female73

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian1
    Asian2
    Black4
    Hispanic81
    White48
    Unknown13

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Business Administration program at New Mexico State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Chief Executives

  • Description:

    Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, chief executives employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.2% from 2010 to 2020

General and Operations Managers

  • Description:

    Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, general and operations managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.6% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Las Cruces, NM
      • Total Employment: 1,060
      • Average Hourly Rate: $37.80
      • Average Annual Salary: $78,630

Sales Managers

  • Description:

    Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, sales managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 11.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Las Cruces, NM
      • Total Employment: 60
      • Average Hourly Rate: $37.35
      • Average Annual Salary: $77,690

Administrative Services Managers

  • Description:

    Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, administrative services managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.5% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Las Cruces, NM
      • Total Employment: 120
      • Average Hourly Rate: $29.45
      • Average Annual Salary: $61,270

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Business Administration Programs in New Mexico

Business Administration programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM
Type: 4-Year Public College

31 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A,B,M)
  • Operations Management (A,B,M)
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Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso

Ruidoso, NM
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A)
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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM
Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A,B)
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Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Campus

Roswell, NM
Type: Community College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A)
  • Office Management (A)
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University of New Mexico - Valencia Campus

Los Lunas, NM
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (C,A)
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Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, NM
Type: Community College

240 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (C,A)
  • Project Management (C,A)
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University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM
Type: 4-Year Public College

710 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B,M)
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Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Albuquerque, NM
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (C,A)
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University of the Southwest

Hobbs, NM
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (B)
  • Organizational Leadership (B)
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New Mexico Junior College

Hobbs, NM
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Business Administration (A)