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New Mexico Highlands University Online

Pursue your online degree at New Mexico Highlands University. Our small class sizes, experienced faculty and affordable tuition ensure you’ll graduate with the skills and social mobility you need to pursue your dreams. On campus or online, our school has a family atmosphere grown through engagement and support.

Explore Our Programs

Your Future Starts Here

Our flexible online programs bring the best of our university to you, no matter where you are.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The ACBSP-accredited MBA program can be completed in just 12 months and features concentrations in entrepreneurship and healthcare administration, as well as a general business option.

Master of Business Administration (MBA): Entrepreneurship

Learn to successfully start and market a new venture, participate in an entrepreneurial company or manage an entrepreneurial department.

Master of Business Administration (MBA): Healthcare Administration

Gain state-of-the-art skills in healthcare administration as you prepare for professional roles where you can make a difference in patients’ lives.

MSW in Clinical Practice

The CSWE-accredited MSW program prepares you to work as a clinical social worker with a culturally responsive perspective.



The CCNE-accredited RN-BSN program can be completed 100% online in just 14 months and offers flexible entry to nurses with RN licenses.

BA in Organizational Leadership in Public Safety

This program allows working adults to complete their undergraduate education and build organizational leadership skills related to the public safety of individuals, communities and society.

BAS in General Business

Finish your bachelor’s degree and advance your business career by transferring 30 credits from occupational, vocational or technical training to graduate in as few as 21 months.

Master of Arts in Criminology

NMHU’s online Master of Arts in Criminology provides an advanced understanding of criminological and social theories as well as a thorough examination of trends in the fields of crime and social justice. It supports careers in criminal justice, education, policing, law, government and related fields.

Master of Arts in Cultural Resource Management

The online cultural resource management master’s program is designed for working CRM professionals and those seeking CRM careers.

Quick Facts


Years of Supporting Diverse Learners


Student-to-Faculty Ratio


of Faculty Hold the Highest Degrees in Their Fields

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Why New Mexico Highlands?

Small class sizes and experienced, quality faculty ensure you’ll receive the personalized attention you expect and need from a university. We use a variety of high-impact educational practices that provide students with the real-life skills that will take them further. At New Mexico Highlands, every learner has the opportunity to improve their life and make an impact.

About Highlands University
“There were a number of mentors at Highlands who helped me succeed. Iā€™m very grateful to Highlands because the university and its people opened me to greater scholarship and professional opportunities.ā€
ā€“ Hector Balderas, JD, New Mexico Attorney General, NMHU Alumnus

Be a Part of Our Online Community

Our online students are part of our school family at New Mexico Highlands. Networking with peers and high-impact educational practices allow you to get the most out of your online learning experience.

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The Support You Need

One-on-one advising and small class sizes ensure you’re never without support. At Highlands University, we do all we can to help you meet your unique goals throughout your journey. From application to graduation, we’re here for you.

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