Purpose: This curriculum is designed for individuals who plan to seek employment in contract management positions and for those presently in contract management positions who seek career advancement. The program is designed to create opportunities for positions in contract management for both government agencies and private industry. Instruction includes both the theoretical concepts and the practical applications needed for future success in the contract management field. This will provide a greater understanding of acquisition, life cycle management, and contracting processes. Occupational opportunities include project manager, procurement analyst, contract administrator, contract specialist, contract negotiator, contract price analyst, and contract termination specialist.
Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.
Admission Requirements: In addition to the general admission requirements of the College, entry into the program requires proficiency in high school English and mathematics. Students with deficiencies will require developmental studies.
1 May substitute a higher-level mathematics course. Consult an academic advisor for appropriate selection.
2 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
3 May substitute ECO 201 or 202.
4 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.