Degree Programs

NMSU’s distance education degree programs are designed to serve students who may not be able to pursue an education through traditional means. NMSU offers Bachelor degree completion programs, Masters and Doctorate programs, and a number of Graduate Certificate and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

Please contact the listed distance education director for your degree program.

This degree can be earned 100% online by completing NMSU Alamogordo Community College's Prebusiness Associate Degree and NMSU Las Cruces' Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing) DE degree-completion program. Learn more about our 100% online 2+2 bachelor's degrees.


Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing)

Degree Completion Program

College: Business

Program Category: Online

Description: Marketing is all about creatively connecting to customers in both profit and non-profit settings. The undergraduate marketing degree emphasizes tools and concepts which are used to gain insight and understanding of customer needs and markets. Graduates will also learn how to use their marketing knowledge to design and deliver unique products, services and ideas which directly respond to the unique needs of an identified customer market. This undergraduate degree prepares you for career interests across virtually all industry sectors, government agencies and small business/entrepreneurial interests.

Delivery method: Online

Requirements: A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation. This is a degree completion program, offering the courses that a student would normally be expected to complete during the junior and senior years. The course work for the freshmen and sophomore years may be completed at a junior or community college. The junior and senior level courses include upper division business core courses (BCIS 338, BLAW 316, FIN 341, MGT 309 and 344, MKTG 303, MGT 449, an economics upper division elective, an upper division business elective), six marketing electives and two required marketing courses in marketing research and marketing strategy. In addition, two upper division Viewing a Wider World courses are required.

Costs: Current main campus tuition and fees plus a $35 per credit hour distance education fee. See the University Accounts Receivable Tuitions and Fees for the current rate.

Prerequisites: The student should have substantially completed NMSU's general education requirements, the lower division business courses in accounting, economics, information systems, and an introduction to business.

To apply: Students should apply for admission to NMSU. Upon admission, they should contact the College of Business at 575 646-3836 concerning their interest in the distance education program in marketing.

Accreditation: NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
HLC website
HLC phone: 800-621-7440

Specialized Accreditation: AACSB International -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

More info: CoB Online Programs

Disabilities: If you have a disability that may affect your performance in a course, or if you require accommodations in order to take a distance education course, contact NMSU's Student Accessibility Services (SAS). Providing accommodations for distance education students sometimes requires more time than in a traditional classroom setting so students are encouraged to begin working with SAS as early as possible.

Updated: 2016-08-22