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Summer registration now open through UNM continuing education

Summer registration now open through UNM continuing education  UNM Newsroom

Don't miss new opportunities to create, learn, and discover with UNM Continuing Education this season.&#160;

Summer class registration is now open. Classes are being offered under the following categories: Art, Business Skills, Exercise &amp; Fitness, Data Science &amp; Analytics, Music, Foreign Languages, Real Estate, Clinical Medical Careers, Cooking, Test Prep, Sports &amp; Outdoors, Medical Coding &amp; Billing&#160;and Osher Lifelong Learning.

Find a class at ce.unm.edu or click on a topic below to view upcoming courses:


Challenge and expand skills with Arts classes at UNM Continuing Education. There's something for everyone. Take advantage of the opportunity to associate with others with like interests and learn new skills in a laid-back atmosphere. Beginners and long-time artists will hear from experienced instructors who will work to maximize skills. Classes and instruction are offered for all levels of experience.

The classes offered for Art are as follows:

2152 - Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

2157 - Drawing with Flair

2165 - Watercolor Painting and Drawing En Plein Air

2170 - Painting with Acrylics

2173 - Painting With Pastels

2192 - Getting Started: Jewelry Basics and Beyond!

2205 - Beginning Jewelry/Small Metals/Silversmithing &amp; Bench Skills

2206 - Continuing Jewelry/Small Metals/Silversmithing &amp; Bench Skills

Business Skills

Some of the classes offered for Business skills are as follows:

52181 - Access: Beginning

20228 - Brain Science and Your Personality

23465 - Brand Storytelling: Creating Compelling Content Your Audience Can Relate To

20111 - Certified Professional Wedding &amp; Event Planning

Many other courses can be found by following this link.

Exercise &amp; Fitness

Open the door to better health. The well-trained instructors have experience working with people of all ages and physical ability. Classes are offered in a variety of exercise and fitness topics including dance, weight lifting, cardio &amp; more. Classes are made to fit the needs of those looking to drop pounds and commit to strength training.

The classes offered for Exercise &amp; Fitness are as follows:

06413 - YOGASAAR - Living Your Yoga Class Package

06418 - High Desert Yoga Class Package

10688 - Tennis: Beginning

10689 - Tennis: Intermediate

12780 - Belly Dance for Beginners

6485 - RelaXercise: Stretch and Strengthen

Data Science &amp; Analytics

The classes offered for Data Science &amp; Analytics are as follows:

52161 - Excel: Beginning

52162 - Excel: Intermediate

52181 - Access: Beginning

61220 - Data Science Bootcamp

96012 - Introduction to Python for Data Science

96013 - Developing Smart Contracts on the Blockchain


Learn to play a musical instrument, or expand current musical skills in several fun classes. Classes are offered in guitar, along with other instruments such as harp, dulcimer and piano. All skill levels are welcome. Vocal skills can also be improved by joining singing and choir classes in both jazz and traditional styles.

The classes offered for Music are as follows:

12731 - Techniques in Reharmonization

12735 - Blues Singing

12748 - Intro to Jazz Guitar: How to Play What You Hear

Foreign Languages

Planning a trip? Learn to speak and understand languages from around the world. From Spanish to Arabic, get started on the journey of language learning. There are advanced courses in many languages offered to continue to enhance and practice new language skills. Learn a new language, for business, social or cultural purposes.

Some of the classes offered for Foreign Languages are as follows:

09500 - The Basics of English Grammar

9607 - German I

9604 - French I

9608 - Italian: Beginning I

Many other courses can be found by following this link.

Real Estate

Albuquerque&#8217;s real estate market is on the rise, and now is a great time to start a new career in the real estate industry. UNM Continuing Education offers a 90-hour pre-licensing program. There are three sections: Real Estate Law (30 hours), Real Estate Principles and Practice (30 hours), and Broker Basics (30 hours). Students will study and discuss all the New Mexico Real Estate Commission&#8217;s required topics for the pre-licensing exam. Students will earn accreditation toward the New Mexico state licensure examination with successful completion of this program.

The classes offered for Real Estate are as follows:

37400 - Real Estate Law

37401 - Real Estate Principles and Practice

37402 - Broker Basics

37403 - NMREC CORE Course

37405 - Uniform Owner Resident Relations Act

37406 - Residential Property Management - Brokerage Operation

37407 - Residential Property Management - Leasing and Management

96068 - Home Inspection Certificate - Online

96133 - Certified Residential Interior Designer - Online

Clinical Medical Careers

Clinical Medical classes are offered to those who enjoy patient care or those who want to be certified quickly to work in the medical/health care field. These programs enable people to get the technical skills they need to become certified in as little as 2-3 months.

The classes offered for Clinical Medical Careers are as follows:

38001 - Clinical Medical Assistant with Clinical Externship - Online

38003 - Dialysis Technician - Online

38005 - EKG Technician - Online

38132 - Medical Assistant Online

38134 - Hemodialysis Technician

38148 - Physical Therapy Aide

38205 - Clinical Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomy for ASCP Certification

38210 - Clinical Medical Assistant

38215 - EKG Technician Certification Program


Expand knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes in a fun, hands-on way. Learn new cuisines in fun and delicious lessons. Increase culinary abilities to spice up menus. Practice cooking hands-on alongside instruction from a cuisine expert, and enjoy a great meal.

The classes offered for Cooking are as follows:

17555 - Wine Tasting

17560 - Craft Beer Tasting

3325 - Contemporary Roman Street Food

Test Prep

The classes offered for Test Prep are as follows:

17851 - ACT Test Prep

17861 - SAT Test Prep

20234 - SHRM Exam Prep

21015 - Project Management Professional (PMP)/CAPM&#160; Exam Preparation

23155 - GRE/GMAT Exam Prep

23157 - LSAT Prep Course

23158 - MCAT/PCAT Test Prep

23170 - LSAT Private Coaching

Sports &amp; Outdoors

Get outside and free yourself from your routine! Whether you enjoy hiking, improving your golf game, or taking on a new challenge, we offer activities for all skill levels. Everyone can find something they enjoy.

The classes offered for Sports &amp; Outdoors are as follows:

10655 - Initial New Mexico Concealed Carry Course

10668 - Golf I

10669 - Golf II

10688 - Tennis: Beginning

10689 - Tennis: Intermediate

Medical Coding &amp; Billing

The classes offered for Medical Coding and Billing are as follows:

38007 - Medical Billing and Coding with Clinical Externship

38008 - Medical Billing and Coding + MAA

38102 - CPT-4 Coding Specialist (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced)

38105 - ICD-10-CM Coding Specialist

38110 - Medical Billing and Healthcare Specialist38112 - CPC National Certification Boot Camp

38113 - Testing Strategies with CPC Exam Preparation

38120 - HCPCS Level II Coding

38145 - Medical Coding and Billing (online)

Osher Lifelong Learning (50+)

Some of the classes offered for Osher Lifelong Learning are as follows:

19017 - Free OLLI Member Events

19103 - Abstract Art: Movements and Artists

19407 - Women's Suffrage: A Continuing Journey

19409 - The Johnstown Flood

Many other courses can be found by following this link.

Tuition Remission can be used for these classes. The Tuition Remission program provides a waiver of tuition for:

Up to eight (8) undergraduate or graduate credit hours or the equivalent of eight undergraduate credit hours for non-credit courses each fall and spring semester

Up to four (4) credit hours during the summer semester

Mandatory fees are covered (special or lab fees are not covered)

Tuition Remission can be used for classes at The University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University. UNM Continuing Education and/or UNM departments for professional development. The Tuition Remission Program is extended to regular full and part-time staff and faculty (from their initial date of hire), and UNM Retirees.