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Management is a profession, not a promotion. The Oregon Employment Division forecasts that demand for managers will exceed the average for other occupations through 2027.

Why choose Management and Supervisory Development at PCC?


According to payscale.com, Portland general and operations managers earned an average annual salary of $66,068 in 2018.

Portland Community College’s innovative program offers a flexible curriculum to boost your resume, prepare for a career change, or earn credits toward a 4-year degree. We have options for working professionals and full-time students, with classes offered on campus and online.

On-campus and online: a flexible program created for working professionals

Build a schedule of courses that works for you. You can earn the entire degree by taking online courses. All courses required for the AAS Degree and three shorter-term certificates are offered online.

Hands-on learning

Are you interested in building experience specific to your field, or particular job function? Cooperative education and project management classes provide even further opportunities for work/education experience.

Degrees and certificates

Awards with a icon can be earned completely online, or you can choose a mix of online and on-campus classes.

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Associate Degree: Management and Supervisory Development2 years
Certificate: Management and Supervisory Development1 year
Career Pathway Certificate: Client Services ManagerLess than 1 year
Career Pathway Certificate: Client Services ProfessionalLess than 1 year


What will you learn?

Organizations are looking for managers who can lead employees toward success. PCC’s Management and Supervisory Development program will enhance your skills in:

  • Accounting
  • Personal finance
  • Continuous improvement
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Creative problem solving
  • Coaching
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Human resources
  • Interpersonal and intercultural communication
  • Leadership
  • Organization development
  • Supply chain management
  • Planning
  • Project management

What will you do?

You will be responsible for leading your work unit toward a better quality of work-life, enhanced productivity, and higher profits.

Next steps

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