Supervisory/Management Specialist

Program Description

The Supervisory/Management Specialist certificate prepares individuals to become supervisors 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 Supervisory/Management Specialist TCC.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus and Henry Center
  • Major Code: SS31
  • Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 1 Term
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 12

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.

MGMT 1100Principles of Management3
MGMT 1115Leadership3
MGMT 2115Human Resource Management3

Choose one of the following
MGMT 1110Employment Rules & Regulations3
MGMT 2120Labor Management Relations3

What Industrial Production Managers Do

Industrial production managers oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related plants. They coordinate, plan, and direct the activities used to create a wide range of goods, such as cars, computer equipment, or paper products.

Work Environment

Industrial production managers held about 172,700 jobs in 2012. Most industrial production managers work full time and almost half worked more than 40 hours per week in 2012.

How to Become an Industrial Production Manager

Industrial production managers typically need a bachelor’s degree and 1 to 5 years of related work experience.


The median annual wage for industrial production managers was $89,190 in May 2012.

Job Outlook

Employment of industrial production managers is projected to show little or no change from 2012 to 2022. Most of these managers are employed in various manufacturing industries, and will experience growth or decline along with the industries in which they are employed.

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More Information, Including Links to O*NET

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Program Faculty
Michael Cook, Program Coordinator
Jennifer Edwards, Instructor
Christi Ellington, Instructor
Tahesha Wade, Instructor
(770) 412-4410

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107