If you decide that you want to get a management certificate, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 management schools in Irving, Texas. Irving has a general population of 191,615 and an overall student population of 15,528. Approximately 14,527 of Irving's students are enrolled in schools that offer management programs.
Of the 2 management schools in Irving, the largest management school, by student population, is North Lake College. In 2010, North Lake College graduated approximately 13 students from its management program.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a management certificate from one of Irving's management schools. In 2009 tuition at management schools in Irving was $13,762 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,550 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a management program in Irving. And if you live on campus at one of the Irving-based management schools, you will have an added expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,076.
If you plan on staying in Irving after graduating from management school, you should know that job prospects for managers in Irving, which is the most popular management profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 153,780 managers in Texas, 35,210 were working in the greater Irving area. Irving's manager workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for managers.