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Industrial Management

Career Studies Certificate

Industrial Management Certificate Program

Rev up your career in just one semester

Gain skills needed in today's advanced manufacturing world

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Tidewater Community College’s Career Studies Certificate in Industrial Management will give you the practical knowledge, skills and training to compete for an entry-level position in industrial manufacturing and engineering service companies.

Course work focuses on technical communication, materials and industrial processes. You will be prepared to work in positions that include:

  • industrial/manufacturing supervisory technician
  • production planning technician
  • methods engineering technician
  • materials-handling technician
  • wage and job evaluation technician
  • plant layout technician

Convenient and flexible evening and online classes fit your busy schedule.

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What does this program cost?

TCC's Career Studies Certificate in Industrial Management consists of 1 semester of part-time study, with classes held mainly on the Virginia Beach Campus. 

Estimated Program Cost*:
19 credits x $185.35 per credit = $3,521.65 (not including textbooks and supplies)
*Based on Fall 2018 in-state tuition. Your actual cost may differ.

Where can you go?

Advance in your career with other TCC industrial certificates or work toward your Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology, which offers specializations in Industrial Maintenance Technology, Industrial Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Supervision, Occupational Safety and Quality Assurance.

Is this program for you?

Yes, if you: 

  • have an aptitude for science and math
  • enjoy handling data to make decisions
  • embrace teamwork
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Hands-on labs and project-based assignments foster a team orientation

Courses include Project Management and Team Concepts and Problem Solving

Designed for those with previous work experience


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* 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.