Communications and Information

Do you enjoy marketing and advertising, or is computer programming of interest?  If so, a career in the Communications and Information cluster may be the pathway for you.  Careers in this cluster focus on creating and disseminating information. 

Some of the career opportunities in this cluster are: 

  • Marketing
    Work as a sales representative, advertising agent or own and manage a marketing company
  • Communications
    Become a business manager or office assistant
  • Media Technologies
    Find a career as a computer technologist or video editor
  • Software Application Development
    Become a Microsoft certified application developer or work as a technical support specialist
  • Web Development
    Own your own web development company, become a graphics specialist or web technologist
  • Printing Technology
    Work as a printing machine operator or desktop publisher 
  • Network Systems
    Become a Microsoft certified system administrator or network administrator

CNM offers these suggested Dual Credit courses if you’re interested in pursuing careers in Communications and Information:

BA 2222

Principles of Management

BA 2228


BA 1131

Business Interpersonal Skills

CIS 1420

Introduction to Computer Networking

CIS 1415

IT Essentials II: Network Operating Systems

See the CNM catalog for descriptions and prerequisites for these and many more available courses.

For more information on the Career Clusters initiative in New Mexico, review Work in New Mexico.