Higher Degrees Earned

Higher Degrees

Faculty who complete a higher degree should contact the Human Resources Department to update the following:

  • HR personnel file
  • Compensation rate to correspond with the higher degree

Transcripts must be turned into HR prior to the start of the term.

  • Pay increases are effective the following term
  • If HR receives a higher degree from a faculty member, the academic school(s) will be contacted

 Degree equivalency:

  • Doctorate, MFA, CLS
  • MA, MS
  • BA, BS, AA, AAS, and Certifications

If a degree is in question regarding the status of being a terminal degree or not, contact Human Resources so that the degree is evaluated and proper pay is established.

Submit your transcript electronically on the Parchment website.

Mail in official transcripts to: CNM Human Resources; 525 Buena Vista Dr. SE; Albuquerque NM, 87106