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Credit for Community Partnerships and Professional Development

Earn credit towards your degree for on-the-job training you received through your employment with, or for learning a Native American language from, one of our community partners.

We have partnerships with organizations around the state and accept A.C.E. CREDIT recommendations for specific trainings offered by national organizations. If you work for one of these partners or have learned a Native American language from a regional tribe or Pueblo, you may qualify to earn credit towards your program.

Print and complete the appropriate Credit for Prior Learning form and submit it along with all required documentation listed on the form and proof of payment to any Enrollment Services Office to initiate the approval process. You may also submit all of the documents directly to the Grad & Eval Office by emailing them as attachments to askgrad@cnm.edu

Approved credit recommendations found in the American Council on Education's (ACE) National Guide to College Credit for Workforce Training are also listed here. 

You may pay the non-refundable processing fee of $25.00 online at the CPL Store. Make sure to include a copy of the receipt when submitting your request for credit.

*If your corporate training, professional development, tribe, Pueblo, or ACE reviewed training is not listed, you may submit a Request for Evaluation of Prior Learning to the Grad & Eval Office via email at askgrad@cnm.edu. Attach any training documentation that may help with the evaluation and proof that you completed the training, such as employee or ACE transcripts.

Note: You must have a declared major on file to which the potential credit requested will apply. Your request will be forwarded to the appropriate school(s) for evaluation. You may be contacted by the school(s) to provide additional information regarding the training.

ACE CREDIT Recommendations 

  • Bisk Education
  • Chili's
  • Pearson
  • SOPHIA Learning, LLC
  • Straighterline

Download the form here.

Bernalillo County Community Partnership

  • Bernalillo County Employee Training

Download the form here.

CNM Employee Training

  • Faculty Online Teaching and Learning Training

Download the form here.

Criminal Justice Community Partnerships

  • Albuquerque Police Academy
  • Albuquerque Police Department
  • Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center Academy
  • Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office
  • FBI National Academy
  • Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy
  • FEMA Emergency Management Institute
  • Field Investigator Certification
  • New Mexico Department of Corrections Academy
  • New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy
  • New Mexico State Police Academy
  • Northwestern Command Academy
  • U.S. Indian Police Academy (FLECT)

Download the form here.

Fire Science Community Partnerships

  • Albuquerque Fire Department
  • Bernalillo County Fire Department
  • Rio Rancho Fire Department
  • Santa Fe City Fire Department
  • Santa Fe County Fire Department

Download the form here.

McDonald's and ed2go

  • McDonald's Corporate Training
  • ed2go Training for McDonald's Employees

Download the form here.

Native Languages of the Southwest - LANG 8000 Elective Credit

  •  Acoma Pueblo
  • Alamo Navajo
  • Cochiti Pueblo
  • Isleta Pueblo
  • Jemez Pueblo
  • Jicarilla Apache
  • Laguna Pueblo
  • Mescalero Apache
  • Navajo Nation
  • Nambe Pueblo
  • Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo
  • Picuris Pueblo
  • Pojoaque Pueblo
  • Ramah Navajo
  • Sandia Pueblo
  • San Felipe Pueblo
  • San Ildefonso Pueblo
  • Santa Ana Pueblo
  • Santa Clara Pueblo
  • Santo Domingo Pueblo
  • Taos Pueblo
  • Tesuque Pueblo
  • To'hajiilee Navajo
  • Zia Pueblo
  • Zuni Pueblo

Download the form here.

New Mexico Early Learning Systems (NMELS)

  • NMELS Early Childhood Professional Development Training

Download the form here.

Nusenda Credit Union

  • Nusenda Credit Union Employee Training

Download the form here.

Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC)

  • WAFC Certificate of Completion

Download the form here.