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Tribal Gaming Management Program Guide
Certificate of Completion

This is a one year certificate program offered on the Omak campus that is designed to prepare individuals for a management career in the regulatory sector of the tribal gaming industry. The regulatory/compliance sector of the tribal gaming industry is charged with providing the oversight, security and regulation of the industry as mandated by federal, state, local and tribal laws. The program's skill set blends business applications of math and English, computer proficiency, basic business principles and special topics related to tribal law and jurisdictional issues. A graduate of the program may have potential employment opportunities within Wenatchee Valley College's district with the Colville Confederated Tribes casinos and gaming enterprises and with other gaming and casino operations throughout the state. To receive the Tribal Gaming Management certificate, students must earn a cumulative 2.0 grade point average. English nad mathematics courses require qualifying assessment scores or acceptable preparatory coursework.

The entire certificate can be applied toward an associate of technical science degree in either general business or accounting technology.

Follow these links to Workforce Explorer to see employment information for occupations related to this program: gaming manager.

Required Courses: Tribal Gaming Management Certificate of Completion
Offered at Omak Campus
Prerequisites: Keyboarding Skills, ENGL 097 and MATH 099 or appropriate placement scores.

Core Program Requirements
ACCT 102
  BCT 128*
Practical Accounting I or
  Business Math
BCT 105

Computer Applications

BCT 116 Professional Work Relations 3
BUS 146 Business Ethics  5
BUS& 201 Business Law 5
CMST& 220 Public Speaking 5
BUS 196/296
  BUS 240
Cooperative Work Experience or
  Principles of Management (5 cr)
ECON 101
  ECON& 201
  ECON& 202
Introduction to Economics or
  Micro Economics or
  Macro Economics
OCED 102*
  BCT 205*
  ENGL& 101*
Writing in the Workplace / 
 Technical English or
  Business Communications or
  Composition: General
TGM 150 Tribal Law 3
TGM 160       Jurisdictional Issues 3
Total Credits for Certificate 45-49

*Placement score required.

Note that: BUS 240 and ECON 101 are currently offered in fall quarter; ECON&201 is currently offered in winter quarter; ECON&202 is currently offered in spring quarter. BCT 205 is currently offered spring quarter.


Tribal Gaming Management (Cert)
Students who complete the Tribal Gaming Management Certificate will be able to:

  • Use and apply business concepts in the Tribal regulatory field.
  • Know current practices, principles, and issues related to Tribal law, the role of the Tribes, and their justice systems, specific to the gaming environment.
  • Use training and education to seek employment or advance in current employment in Tribal gaming-related fields.

Contact Information

Jean Rodgers
Business and Accounting Faculty

1300 Fifth Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: (509) 682-6800
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