Accreditation at CNM
Higher Learning Commission
Central New Mexico Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region through the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP).
Through AQIP, CNM demonstrates that it meets the Higher Learning Commission's Criteria for Accreditation while integrating the principles and benefits of continuous improvement into the culture of the College.
In addition to the college-wide accreditation, many CNM programs have additional accreditation.
- Applied Technology Program Accreditation
- Business & Information Technology Program Accreditation
- Health, Wellness & Public Safety Program Accreditation
Quality Matters Standards
Central New Mexico Community College is committed to implement the Quality Matters Standards for the design of online and hybrid courses, and we are systematically building and evaluating our courses based on these rigorous, research-based standards.
The Quality Matters Standards assure that the online components of these courses promote learner engagement and provide students with all the tools and information they need to be successful learners. More information regarding Quality Matters may be found at www.qmprogram.org.