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Supply Chain Management Certificate

Program Overview

Master operations management.

As the global marketplace continues to expand, supply chain management professionals are increasingly critical to strategic management teams.

Earn the Supply Chain Management Certificate from The University of Scranton and acquire skills in high demand.

As the global marketplace continues to expand, supply chain management professionals are increasingly critical to strategic management teams.

Earn the Supply Chain Management Certificate from The University of Scranton and acquire skills in high demand.

Quick Facts

8

months to complete

12–15

total credit hours

$965

per credit hour

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Benchmarks of Excellence

The Certificate in Supply Chain Management is offered through the nationally recognized Kania School of Management, which is accredited by AACSB International.

Developed by expert faculty with extensive experience in the field, the program’s curriculum is offered in a flexible online format — so you can continue to work full time while you learn.

You’ll graduate with a comprehensive understanding of the factors that directly affect profitability — as well as the preparation needed to be a true leader and contributor to the health and success of a wide variety of businesses.

Career Outlook: Play a Vital Role in Distribution

As supply and distribution systems become increasingly complex, companies are relying even more on logisticians to manage the movement of their products and supplies.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 there were 174,900 jobs for logisticians across the country. With that number expected to grow by 5 percent over the next decade, the career outlook for graduates of the Certificate in Supply Chain Management program is favorable.1

Career Outlook

Curriculum: The Foundation You Need to Succeed

Composed of four required courses and up to three prerequisite modules, the Certificate in Supply Chain Management teaches you the fundamental principles of forecasting, production staffing, job design and work measurement, capacity and aggregate planning, inventory management and more.

Curriculum

Program Outcomes: Real-World Skills

You’ll complete this certificate program ready to:

Admission Requirements

To apply for the Certificate in Supply Chain Management from The University of Scranton, you’ll need:

GRE/GMAT scores are not required for this program.

Admissions Info

Tuition Details

This 12–15 credit hour program costs $965 per credit hour.

We strive to provide you with an affordable, high-quality education. That’s why we’re ranked a Best Value School, Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report for 2020.

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Faculty: Success Breeds Success

With real-world experience and terminal degrees in their fields, the faculty at The University of Scranton will help you acquire the expertise and skills needed to take your career to the next level.

Faculty at Scranton

Why Learn Online?

Earn a degree without interrupting your career. You’ll be part of an online learning community led by a diverse and expert faculty. Online programs reflect the same rigorous standards as our on-campus programs.

Scranton Online

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to help you pay for your education. A personal financial aid counselor will assist you in identifying and taking full advantage of all opportunities.

Financial Aid Details

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 866-373-9547.

The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management program from The University of Scranton takes as few as eight months to complete.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for Logisticians is expecting 5 percent growth between 2018 and 2028. With this certificate, you can further your career or pursue a new role as an International Logistics Manager, a Purchasing Manager, a Transportation Manager, or another exciting position.

Discover more of what you can do with a certificate in Supply Chain Management by visiting our career outlook page.

Yes. Students applying for this program must have at least three years of work experience in a professional or supervisory role.

The Supply Chain Certificate program costs $965 per credit with a total estimated tuition between $11,580 and $14,475.

Learn more about additional costs on our tuition page.

This is a part-time program.

This program consists of four required courses. Students may have to take an additional three credits as pre-requisite foundation modules.

Those who complete the Supply Chain Management Certificate coursework may also apply their credits toward the MBA program. For more information about this program’s courses, visit our curriculum page

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Sources:

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Logisticians. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved November 13, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/logisticians.htm#tab-1