NM EDGE Certification Programs and Requirements
- NM Certified Public Official
- NM Certified Public Supervisor
- NM Certified Public Manager®
- Public Sector Specialization Certificates
- Public Sector Specialization Certificates for Counties
NM EDGE/ NM CPM & County College Core Certifications
There are three core certification programs in NM EDGE/NM CPM and County College, which are based on course guidelines of the National Certified Public Manager® Consortium (CPM) guidelines. These certifications share many common classes. They are: NM Certified Public Official, NM Certified Public Supervisor, and NM Certified Public Manager®.
NM Certified Public Official
The NM Certified Public Official program requires 18 classes, which are chosen from a selected list of NM CPM-approved courses. The certification also requires a mini-essay demonstrating the application of the competencies learned through participating in the classes.
NM Certified Public Supervisor
The NM Certified Public Supervisor program requires completion of 30 classes selected from an approved list. This certification also requires completion of a six-hour culminating assessment where the student demonstrates the application of competencies learned through participating in the NM CPM classes.
NM Certified Public Manager®
The NM Certified Public Manager® program requires 60 NM CPM-approved classes, 18 hours of assessments (six three-hour classes), plus a supervised capstone project.
Public Sector Specialization Certificates
In addition to core certifications, the NM EDGE offers classes that are specific to a number of public sector specializations. Please click here to learn more.
Public Sector Specialization Certificates for Counties