Acquisition and procurement agents are responsible for ensuring complex purchases are executed efficiently and in a cost-effective manner.
The Career Studies Certificate in Acquisition and Procurement at Tidewater Community College prepares students for employment or advancement in acquisition and procurement positions.
Course work covers contract law, pricing, negotiations and other processes. You will learn how to process requests for materials, manage inventory and troubleshoot issues with orders. Students are also instructed in the fundamentals of contract pricing and negotiation.
Enhance your competitive edge in this in-demand field with a certificate from TCC!
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Program offered on TCC's Virginia Beach Campus
Day, evening and weekend classes are designed for students with busy schedules
Complete this program in just 2 semesters
TCC’s Career Studies Certificate in Acquisition and Procurement consists of 2 semesters of part-time study, with classes held mainly on the Virginia Beach Campus.
Estimated Program Cost*:
18 credits x $181.10 per credit = $3,259.80 (not including textbooks and supplies)
*Based on Fall 2017 in-state tuition. Your actual cost may differ.
Graduates may start or advance a career as a procurement clerks or purchasing agents in federal or state agencies.
* Salary estimate is provided for comparison purposes only and doesn’t constitute a promise of employment or earnings. Salaries were calculated based on related job codes and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.