Management and Leadership Specialist

Program Description

The Management and Leadership Specialist program prepares individuals to become supervisors and leaders in business, commercial, or manufacturing facilities. Learning opportunities will introduce, develop, and reinforce students’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement in management. Graduates will receive a Management and Leadership Specialist TCC.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus and Henry Center
  • Major Code: MAL1
  • Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 18

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

First TermMGMT 1100Principles of Management3
MGMT 1115Leadership3
Choose One: (Required)
COLL 1500College Success and Career Exploration3
COMP 1000Introduction to Computers3

MGMT 1110Employment Rules & Regulations3
MGMT 2120Labor Management Relations3

Second TermMGMT 2125Performance Management3
MGMT 2130Employee Training and Development3

Administrative services managers plan, direct, and coordinate supportive services of an organization. Their specific responsibilities vary by the type of organization and may include keeping records, distributing mail, and planning and maintaining facilities.

Work Environment

Most administrative services managers worked full time in 2012. About one-fourth worked more than 40 hours per week.

How to Become an Administrative Services Manager

A high school diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) diploma is typically required for someone to become an administrative services manager. However, administrative services managers typically enter the occupation with a bachelor’s degree. Administrative services managers need work experience in a related occupation.


The median annual wage for administrative services managers was $81,080 in May 2012.

Job Outlook

Employment of administrative services managers is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Tasks such as managing facilities and being prepared for emergencies will remain important in a wide range of industries.

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Program Faculty

Michael Cook
Program Coordinator, Business Management and Applied Technical Management

Tahesha Wade
Department Chair, Business Technology; Instructor, Business Management

Christi Ellington
Instructor, Business Management

Frank Amaro
Instructor, Business Management

Herbert Salter
Instructor, Business Management

Career and Academic Planning
Breanna Sidney
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107