Program Number: 901027CERT

Credits: 12

Area of Study: Business

Delivery Method:
100% In Person*
100% Online*
Some Online / Some In Person*

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $1,692.00
Materials/Supplemental Costs
Other Costs
Total Estimated Program Costs*:

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, 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.  


Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

Supervision classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

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

To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

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.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

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

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.


There are currently no Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review our Transfer Opportunities page for information on all Madison College transfer options.


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​.

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

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