New Mexico Workforce Connection: Choose CNM

We recognize that many have lost employment due to the current economic crisis. Use this time to turn a new page in your career or start a new one; CNM is here to help.

Although our doors are physically closed, CNM has moved forward online, providing the same high-quality education as before. And though the economic crisis may have hurt your employment, we want you to move forward with us.

This page was created with you in mind: workers displaced by the economic crisis, looking for guidance and wanting to start a new, steady, higher-paying job in a short amount of time.

Tuition Assistance

The New Mexico Workforce Connection centers in the Central Region can provide access for up to $9,000 in tuition assistance. There is also up to $15,000 available in tuition assistance to those individuals who pursue “stackable credentials.” Stackable credentials can be a combination of many things but can include a bootcamp coupled with an industry-recognized certification.

We have a dedicated team to work with you and help you throughout the process of becoming a CNM student. Please review the information below, and when you are ready to get started fill out the contact form and a representative will contact you.

Get Trained and Start a New Job

The following CNM programs are great options offered at a fraction of the cost of a four-year institution. CNM is designated as a Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Eligible Training Provider (ETP) in the Central Region of New Mexico.

WIOA Approved Short Term Programs

WIOA funding is available to eligible individuals.

View list of WIOA Approved Short Term Programs

Alternative Teacher Licensure (Post Degree Certificate of Completion) - Secondary Education Concentration

Alternative Teacher Licensure (Post Degree Certificate of Completion) - Special Education Concentration


Business Animation

CDL Class A

CDL Class B

CDL Class B Passenger

Certified Ethereum Developer

Certified Ethical Hacker

Child Development Certificate

CompTIA A+

CompTIA Network+

Comp TIA Security

Computer Information Systems - Computer Programming

Computer Information Systems - Cyber Security

Computer Information Systems - Web Programming

Criminal Justice Associate Degree

Data Science

Dietary Manager

Digital Media

Digital Media Marketing Certificate

Early Childhood Multicultural Education (AA), Birth-3rd Grade Teacher Concentration

Electric Lineworker Pre-Apprentice

EMS, Emergency Medical Technician EMT-B-Certificate

Fast-Track Teacher Education (Elementary/Special Education and Birth – 3rd Grade)

Fire Science

Fullstack Web Development

Game Design & Development

Infant Family Studies Certificate

IT Professional Series

IoT Coding and Hardware Design

Java + Android

Medical Coding and Billing for Outpatient Services

Medical Transcription Editor

Nurse Refresher Program


Project Management

Project Management Certificate of Completion

Public Safety Dispatch

Residential HVAC

Salesforce Administrator Career Certificate


Solar NABCEP Associate Exam Prep

Surgical Technology

Surveying Technology

Teacher Education - Career Technical Education Teaching

Teacher Education - Secondary Education

User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) Design

Veterinary Receptionist

Video Production

Wildland Firefighter Type I

Additional Short Term Programs

Scholarship opportunities and tuition assistance may be available. (Not Approved for WIOA Funding)

Additional Resources

Questions about getting started at CNM using WIOA tuition assistance or other scholarships?
Contact Madeleine Daugherty (Maddy) at or (505) 224-4716.

Questions about WIOA tuition assistance and eligibility?
Contact the New Mexico Workforce Connection WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker Program at or call (505) 843-1900 for more details about tuition assistance, supportive services, and the eligibility and enrollment process.