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Supervisory Management

Career Studies Certificate

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The Career Studies Certificate in Supervisory Management from Tidewater Community College offers a comprehensive perspective on human resources and supervision in a variety of fields.

This one-year supervisory management certificate will hone your expertise in all aspects of supervision – from communication and management to organization behavior. Students graduate with knowledge of the principles of accounting and business and strengthened technical writing and communications skills. Flexible course offerings allow students with hectic schedules to complete classes online and on the weekends.

Students with several years of work experience will be prepared to advance into positions as office managers, supervisors, management trainees and administrative assistants after completing this certificate.   

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What does this program cost?

TCC’s career studies certificate in supervisory management consists of 2 semesters of full-time study, which can be taken at all campuses or online.

If your schedule doesn't permit full-time attendance, you may also take classes part time. 

Estimated Program Cost*:
24 credits x $185.35 per credit = $4,448.40 (not including textbooks and supplies)
*Based on Fall 2018 in-state tuition. Your actual cost may differ.

Many of these courses can be completed without textbook costs through the college’s textbook-free ”Z-degree” program.

Where can you go?

Apply some of the credits you earn toward TCC’s associate degrees in management or business administration.

Is this program for you?

Yes, if you: 

  • enjoy working in groups
  • have excellent communication skills
  • work well in fast-paced environments 
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Tuition assistance such as financial aid, scholarships, work-study, grants and loans can help you save money and reduce college debt.

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Day, evening and weekend classes are designed for students with busy schedules

Financial aid is available

Students in this program save money by enrolling in TCC’s textbook-free “Z-degree” business courses


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TCC launched its textbook-free degree to ease the pain of soaring textbook costs