Maryland Courts

Court Supervisor/Manager Certificate Program (CSMC)

PLEASE NOTE: This course of study is not currently accepting applications.
It is planned that applications will be accepted in the fall of 2015.

The Court Supervisor/Manager Certificate (CS/MC) Program is an advanced Judiciary study curriculum offered for qualified, regular state Judiciary employees seeking expanded job knowledge. This course is open to current supervisors and mangers as well as graduates of the Court Professional Certificate (CPC) program. Its goal is developing and enhancing their knowledge, skills, and abilities toward becoming effective and efficient court supervisors and managers. Courses include Becoming a Supervisor/Basic Management Skills, Leadership and Management Skills and Personnel Policy and Legal Issues Confronting Supervisors.


Click on the links below to find out more details about the program. If you have additional questions, contact Nancy Kline 410-260-3604 or email
Court Supervisor & Manager Certificate 2015 Course Dates and Attendees

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered for the CS/MC program, candidates must:

  1. Presently be a lead worker, supervisor, manager, or Court Professional Certificate (CPC)
  2. Have served successfully for no less than three years as of the application deadline date,
    as a regular, full-time employee of the MD Judiciary.
  3. Agree to a commitment to stay with the court for at least one year after completion of the
    CS/MC program.
  4. Fully complete the application form, adhering to all instructions.
  5. Attach a formal letter of recommendation from the applicant’s highest Administrative
    Head (e.g. Director of the Department, Clerk of the Court, Administrative Clerk,
    Administrative Commissioner).
  6. Submit a signed essay of no more than 300 words as to why they wish to be considered
    for the CS/MC program.
  7. Have received at least a “meets standards” rating on their last job performance review.
  8. Maintain a rating of “meets standards” or higher on performance reviews throughout the
    program. Any participant who falls below this rating will not be allowed to continue
    with the program until the performance rating is brought up to “meets standards.”
  9. Be a Judiciary employee paid by the State.