Supply Chain Management Certificate

Supply Chain Management Certificate

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the process of efficiently planning, implementing and controlling the operations of the supply chain. Supply chain professionals are active in functions related to purchasing, contract negotiation, inventory management, transportation, and import/export policies.

The Supply Chain Management graduate certificate program has been designed for business professionals interested in developing expertise in supply chain operations management. The coursework addresses key aspects of supply chain operations management including logistics, sourcing, and globalization.

Students admitted to the Supply Chain Management Certificate Program may enroll only in those courses required for the completion of the certificate.


Admission Requirements

  • Students wanting to apply to a CBA graduate certificate program must already be accepted into a graduate or professional program, or already be in possession of a graduate or professional degree.

Application Deadline

  • July 15 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment
  • April 15 for Summer enrollment

It is recommended that international students apply one month prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 vis processing.  I-20 forms are processed by the Office of International Programs.


Additional Information

Required Courses: Complete 12 credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
6500:576 Supply Chain Sourcing (re-numbered to 6500:677) 3
6500:656 Management of Global Supply Chain* substitute 6500:670 Management of Supply Chain and Operations 3
6500:675 Supply Chain Management 3
6500:680 Supply Chain Logistics Management 3

Elective Courses:   Choose 3 credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
6500:600 Management and Organizational Behavior* substitute 6500:652 Managing People in Org. 3
6500:662 Supply Chain Operations and Analysis* 3
Total Credits: 15

* This course is no longer offered.

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

All assistantships (and any fellowships) are awarded through the academic department. Students interested in obtaining an assistantship must apply. New students may indicate on their online application for admission that they would like to be considered for an assistantship. Current students must contact the academic department for application information. Each department may have different requirements for assistantship applicants, so all students should contact the academic department to determine these particular requirements. Only those students fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree-seeking program are eligible for a graduate assistantship. Students admitted as non-degree seeking or to a certificate program may not hold an assistantship.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.


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