Are you looking for a career path that will always be in demand? Would you like to increase your chances of career advancement or be a better supervisor in your current job?

Whether you're a new, aspiring or experienced manager, this program can help you develop practical skills. You'll learn current tools and techniques in process management, team building, group decision-making, communications and human relations.

Since most of our students are working professionals, you need to maximize your education time. Choose from on-campus classes or online classes that you can attend at your convenience — from home, from work or while traveling.

Our on-the-job cooperative education component allows working students the opportunity to improve management skills while earning up to 12 college credit hours. Mentoring programs provide guidance and feedback from professors who have years of experience in the business world.

Management At-A-Glance


What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Management jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

1 This job may require a bachelor's degree or higher.
Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence

Earn a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Degree
in Management for Job-Ready Skills

Management is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program designed to prepare you to enter the job market in two years or less. Our colleges work closely with leaders in the industry to develop a curriculum with the most current practices. Earn an associate degree or a specialty certificate to become job-ready for a competitive workplace.

Courses in Management are offered at all seven colleges of DCCCD; see “Degrees and Certificates” to see which awards are offered at specific colleges.

Why is This a Good Career Bet?

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’s targeted occupations lists eight separate business management and administration positions as high-growth areas this year, although some may require education beyond an associate degree.

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects high increase (more than 10%) in management jobs in various fields. More than 20% job growth is projected through 2024 in management positions in administrative services, computer and information systems, marketing, and the top growth area of medical and health services. 

See more on careers in Management.

Management Degree and Certificate Option

Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, Richland and North Lake colleges

All seven colleges of DCCCD offer courses in Management. See all degrees and certificates in Management

Our mentoring program has proven highly successful. Not only have students been promoted to positions of higher responsibility; many of them have earned Management Certificates and associate degrees and transferred to four-year colleges for their bachelor's degrees as well.

Watch a video introduction to management training courses at NLC!

Earn 6 hours of college credit, taking classes just one night a week

There's no substitute for learning in person!
We offer back-to-back classes one night a week, each semester. Course offerings change from term to term. Together these classes form a comprehensive management course on goal-setting, decision-making, and other workplace skills.
Contact the Management program coordinator to learn more.

Network with peers

Research indicates that managerial positions are often obtained through networking. Our classes provide an opportunity to engage in lively discussion and hands-on exercises with other professionals and managers. You'll make valuable business contacts while earning college credit.
NLC's Management program also benefits from a strong relationship with the local business community. Management degree courses are tailored by a business advisory committee comprised of professionals in the local job market. Our classes address the most important trends in business today. 

For more information, contact:
Gemmy Allen​, Program Coordinator

Office: T-building, T231B
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NLC's management degree courses are tailored by a business advisory committee comprised of professionals in the local job market. Therefore, our classes address the most important needs in business today.

Advisory committee roster

Gladys Amos, placement specialist, Texas Workforce Commission
Kristi Canon, business teacher, Dubiski Career High School
Samantha Chambers, recruiter, Wells Fargo
Debbie Dacus, recruiting manager, SiriusXM
Jennifer Douglas, division director, OfficeTeam
Cindy Hammer, executive assistant, ExxonMobil
DeeDee Jones, business and marketing teacher, MacArthur High School
Sandra Kaperonis, community relations, Volt Workforce Solutions
Maryellen Maloney-Holbrook, senior career consultant
Carrie Nelson, sales recruiter, NCH
Sara Real, recruiter, Wells Fargo
Cedric Robinson, sustainability director, Frito-Lay
Ricki Wilson, executive assistant, SuperMedia LLC