The intent of the Occupational Associate’s Degree in Supervision and Project Management program (OA-SPM) is to prepare students with the knowledge of technical concepts and regulations, and applications for supervising skilled technicians and operations. Entry-level project managers who are able to assess, plan, trouble-shoot, and oversee technical projects and work sites. Specialists, who have essential knowledge of field operations, and the competencies required to transition to first-line supervisory and entry-level management positions within a range of skilled-trades environments. Graduates from the program will have the tools to transition from technician to front-line supervisor and/or entry-level manager of field operations. Supervisors with the competencies to lead skilled-trades crews within technology fields. The main objective of the OA-SPM program is career-preparation.