Management and Leadership Specialist Certificate (MAL1)

The Management and Leadership Specialist certificate 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.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Management and Leadership Specialist certificate program obtain skills necessary for employment opportunities in various management-related fields. These opportunities include, but are not limited to, employee and team leaders, management trainees, supervisory trainees, and management and supervisory positions. Small and large businesses in retail, manufacturing and health care are examples of potential employers for graduates of the certificate program.

Admissions Criteria

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Meet the following assessment requirements:
Test Reading Writing Numerical Algebra
Accuplacer 36 60 23 NA
Accuplacer (Next Gen) 224 236 229 NA
Compass 70 32 26 NA
SAT 16 15 18 NA
SAT 270 280 310 NA
ACT 14 13 14 NA
ASSET 37 38 32 NA
PSAT 16 15 18 NA
GED NA 145 145 NA
TABE 461 NA 442 NA

Management and Leadership Specialist Certificate Curriculum

The curriculum for the Management and Leadership Specialist certificate program is designed for the semester system. A student may enter the program any semester. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 18 semester credit hours. The program requires a minimum of 296 contact hours and generally takes 2 semesters to complete.

Program Courses

Occupational Courses (18 Credits)

COLL 1010College & Career Success Skills


MGMT 1100Principles of Management


MGMT 1115Leadership


MGMT 2125Performance Management


MGMT 2130Employee Training & Development


Select one (3 Credits)

MGMT 2120Labor Management Relations


ACCT 2140Legal Environment of Business


Program Costs

Tuition ($100 per credit hour): $1,800

Fees ($385 per semester): $770

Books/Supplies: $500

(Costs are estimates and are subject to change.)