Trades Leadership Degree

Prepare for leadership opportunities by elevating your technical diploma to an Associate of Occupational Science (AOS) Degree in just 15 weeks.

Degree in Trades Leadership

Do others look to you for answers? Do you enjoy helping a team achieve a common goal? If so, consider ATI’s 15-week Diploma-to-Degree path.

ATI’s Trades Leadership degree is designed to develop critical thinking skills, communication abilities, and gain the broader perspective needed by managers. The AOS Degree option can be added to any of ATI's technical diplomas.

Program Highlights

Soft Skills Matter

With a focus on developing leadership qualities, our program equips you with the knowledge and confidence to grow within your industry. Whether you aspire to become a master tradesman or aim to climb the ladder in a management role, our trades leadership program is crafted for you.

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Smooth Transition

The AOS Degree option can be seamlessly added to all of ATI’s technical diplomas:

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15 Weeks Goes by Fast

The AOS program follows the same streamlined schedule as ATI’s technical courses. You will take one course at a time, allowing you to fully focus on each topic. All three AOS courses are designed to be taken remotely and require that students only be on-campus one evening per week.

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Curriculum Overview

Trades Leadership course work focuses on foundational skills used by managers to oversee and elevate customer service, employee relations, team productivity, and inventory management:
  • Effective Decision Making
  • Value-Based Leadership
  • Composing Technical Reports
  • Communicating Across Teams
  • Conflict resolution
  • Office Productivity Software
  • Inventory Control Systems

View our Trades Leadership Degree Program Curriculum


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Andre M.

ATI Graduate

Being a great welder can create amazing opportunities. I love to work with my hands. I take pride in what I do. It's honest, it's rewarding, and it's about making a difference. You can leave every day feeling proud about what you’ve done. ATI helped prepare me for my career. They can help you too.

Jose B.

ATI Graduate

After I saw what I created, I was amazed at myself. I couldn't believe it. Whenever you build something and everybody thinks it’s perfect, it's a big sense of pride. It boosts your confidence. I do this trade because I love it. ATI helped me prepare for my career.

Daniel J.

ATI Graduate

The instructors here at ATI are wonderful. They listen to you on an academic level and a personal level. The instructors lay everything out and answer any questions I have and explain everything to the best of their knowledge.

William H.

ATI Graduate

I enjoy my career. I enjoy the people I work for and having certifications helped me with my career. Job security is there. I have a bright future ahead of me.


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