Supervisory Management

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE, 60 CREDITS

Do you want to excel in supervisory management?

This innovative AS degree program is customized for students who are not available for a full-time class schedule.

Our accelerated format and convenient scheduling means that you can earn your degree in two to three years while taking advantage of the part-time flexibility of attending classes evenings, weekends and online.

It is ideal for students preparing for careers, as well for as those already employed who want to be more effective supervisors because learning and work go hand-in-hand. Excellent training will prepare you for increased responsibility and authority roles.

The program concentrates on

  • building skills in leadership and organizational techniques,
  • communication,
  • employee motivation,
  • managing human resources,
  • team building,
  • labor relations
  • management theories and styles.

Chosen courses will have classroom networking opportunities that are an advantage as students share and discuss real-life issues and workplace challenges. The aim of an accelerated format is to connect course work to real-world workplace applications. It is essential to your success that you are willing to dedicate considerable time outside the classroom to reading, writing, research, presentations and projects.

Location: Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna, Online Course(s)
Program Starts: Fall, Spring
Course Plan: Four Semesters
Faculty: Heather Earl Heather Earl Juliana Sammon


For in-depth information including outcomes, program fees, course descriptions, and more please visit the Food Science program page at riverland.edu.

Required Core Courses (30 credits)

- To earn the AS degree students will complete the following:
30 credits (2 complete Certificates) within the Supervisory Management area.
30 credits of MnTC
1 credit of Physical Education (Taken instead of the Supervisory Management electives in a certificate)
Supervisory Management - Leadership 15 CR
Supervisory Management - Supervising & Managing 15 CR
Supervisory Management - Human Resource Development 15 CR

MnTC General Education Courses (30 credits)

ECON2291 Macroeconomics 3 CR
ECON2292 Microeconomics 3 CR
ENGL1101 Composition I (Goal 1 & 2) 3 CR
MATH1110 College Algebra 3 CR
MATH2021 Fundamentals of Statistics 4 CR
PHIL1130 Ethics 3 CR
SOCI1101 Introduction to Sociology (Goal 5 & 7) 3 CR
PSYC1105 General Psychology (Goal 5 & 7) 4 CR
SPCH1200 Interpersonal Communication (Goal 1 & 7) 3 CR
SPCH1100 Fundamentals of Speech (Goal 1 & 9) 3 CR
- Goal 6 - Humanities and Fine Arts 1 CR
- MnTC Electives 4 CR
- Physical Education/Health 1 CR