Education services include seven municipal school districts in the region and the Ruidoso branch of Eastern New Mexico Univeristy that offers vocational training and associate, bachelor and graduate programs and New Mexico State University in Alamogordo (60 miles). Carrizozo High School has industrial arts including welding, meat processing, and woodworking.
Training programs can be developed and tailored to specific industry needs through the One Stop Career Center at ENMU-Ruidoso. The Center can be contacted at 575-630-8181 or 800-854-4712. Carrizozo Works will refer potential employers and/or employees to the training center for any training needs that are identified.