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Program Number: 901027CERT
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Estimated Time to Complete:
12 Credits | Finish in 1 semester
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  • Program Overview

    The Supervision certificate at Madison College will provide you with the skills needed for entry-level supervision and management positions. You will learn about business operations, effective communication, how to effectively manage others, and human resource management. 

    Program Details

    Supervision is on a career pathway that includes the Management Trainee technical diploma and Business Management associate degree. Each will prepare you for a successful business career and provide you with transfer options to earn a bachelor's degree. Select a delivery mode and course schedule that fits your learning style and schedule.    

    Students in the Supervision certificate can attend full or part-time.

    You may take Supervision courses online, online-live, or on campus. Classes are offered in 8 or 16-week sessions.  

    Supervision classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax
    • Other regional locations- check the course catalog for up-to-date offerings 


    Once you have completed your certificate in Supervision at Madison College you will be ready for a range of professions including: 

    • Manager Associate
    • Management Trainee
    • Process Supervisor
    • Supervisor
    • Team Lead
  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2024-2025 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    Required Courses
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
  • Admission

    Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!

    To Apply

    There are no admission requirements for this certificate, simply submit your application by the deadline for each term.

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Fall Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is October 15, 2024

    Spring Application Dates

    • Application available on September 15, 2024
    • Application completion deadline is March 15, 2025

    Additional Notes

    • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis
    • Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 


    Contact the Enrollment Center at or 608.246.6210.

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    Get Started!

    Apply to Madison College and take the first step towards your Supervision career.

    It's Free to Apply

  • Career Outcomes

    Once you complete your certificate in Supervision you will have: 

    • an understanding of business operations.
    • developed, practiced, and applied business and managerial skills.
    • an understanding of the importance of human resource management and the responsibilities of a manager related to human resources.
    • learned how to manage difficult and crucial conversations in the workplace with both internal and external stakeholders. 
    • developed an understanding as well as tactics to flex your social style to effectively communicate and manage.
    • developed an understanding and tactics to communicate without bias.
    • know how to model professionalism in the workplace.
    • an understanding on how to apply technology skills to improve collaborative communication​.
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