TRANSLATE YOUR PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND INTO ACADEMIC CREDIT
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE - SPECIALIZATION IN TECHNICAL SUPERVISION
This program rewards you for technical skills and professional experience already mastered with up to 23 of the 60 credits required for the degree!
Offered exclusively online, this degree is designed for students with training and work experience in a technical trade who wish to earn an applied degree for career advancement. You’ll complete general education requirements and technical foundation coursework to prepare for supervisory positions in business or industry.
Are you technically competent?
Do you have significant work experience?
Are you lacking a college degree to advance in your career field?
Thomas Nelson Community College’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Technical Studies with a Specialization in Technical Supervision help you grow and develop.
Let Thomas Nelson Community College’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Technical Studies with a Specialization in Technical Supervision help you grow and develop.Upon entry into this flexible program, you will enroll in a seminar project course (IND 198) to determine how much academic credit you will be awarded for those technical skills and professional experience, up to 23 credits. If you need additional coursework to reach the 23 credits, an academic dean and advising will help you fill the gap with college classes that align with your professional goals.
The Specialization in Technical Supervision is designed to provide college credit to skilled workers who have significant and documented occupational experience and technical training into formal education to advance their careers. Students can earn college credit for knowledge, training and skills obtained from work experience. Applicants who have completed certifications, registered apprenticeships, former or current service members, and employees of companies with structured training programs can transition into the AAS degree and receive credits for their professional experience. Thomas Nelson Community College faculty, will determine how much academic credit you will be awarded for those technical skills and professional experiences. If additional course work is required to reach the 23 credits, an academic advisor will help you determine which elective classes align with your professional goals.
Learn more about a career in this field, how much it typically pays, what the demand is, and how your education can help you become qualified.
For the most up-to-date information about this program, including courses, credits, and other requirements, please refer to our College Catalog.