The importance of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems in business is undeniable. It is projected that ERP—software that integrates business operations such as human resources, finance, and procurement into a single package—will command a $93 billion global industry by 2018.1
To help secure your position—and possibly increase your pay—in this booming field, The University of Scranton now offers an online, graduate-level Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning without the need to enter into a formal MBA program. This four-course program is offered in conjunction with SAP, the world's largest ERP software company.
From the convenience of your home, without any disruption to your career, you can earn a graduate-level ERP certificate from a highly ranked, accredited university. Our online Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning program will enrich your professional performance:
- Gain proficiency in the configuration, utilization, and strategic application of ERP software across a wide range of business functions
- Learn the ins and outs of the ERP software by SAP, the world's leading provider of ERP and related applications
- Employ your knowledge of ERP systems in any software environment
- Enhance your managerial and technical skill sets
Your online Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning is a gateway to additional professional and educational opportunities, such as SAP Boot Camp. Once you've earned your certificate from The University of Scranton, you may participate in a two-week boot camp offered through the SAP University Alliances Program. The intensive training is followed by an exam, which awards the SAP Certified Business Associate with SAP ERP 6.0 certification to those who pass.
About the Online Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning Curriculum
The certificate curriculum focuses on key business units such as operations, finance, and procurement within an enterprise resource planning system. No SAP software experience is required.
To begin the fully online, graduate-level certificate program, we require a 3.0 undergrad GPA from a regionally accredited school; 500 paper-based TOEFL for international students; To earn the certificate, students complete four eight-week courses.
The caliber of the faculty and curriculum of the Kania School of Management is verified by the highest designation possible for a business school: accreditation from AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). The AACSB accredits only about 5 percent of educational institutions worldwide that offer business degrees. The Kania School of Management is proud to be part of this elite group.
Enterprise Resource Planning
Program Level - Post baccalaureate certificate
Program Length - 1 year
How much will this program cost me?*
Tuition and fees: $10,956
Books and supplies: $800
On-campus room & board: not offered
What other costs are there for this program?
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*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.
How long will it take me to complete this program?
The program is designed to take 1 year to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2013-2014, *% finished in 1 year.
*Less than 10 students completed this program in 2013-14. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?
The job placement rate for students who completed this program in 2013-2014 is *%.
* This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.
What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?
Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:
Federal loans: *
Private education loans: *
Institutional financing plan: *
* Less than 10 graduates received loans. Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the loan recipients.
Why Choose The University of Scranton's online Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning?
The graduate-level business enterprise training program is offered through the AACSB-accredited Kania School of Management's long-standing association with the SAP University Alliances Program. The program provides The University of Scranton faculty members with tools and resources to teach students how to apply the latest technology in a business context, integrate business strategy and processes, and put information technology theory into practice. The certificate is designed for IT pros looking to deliver value, innovation, and opportunity for growth to their companies—and to their careers.
To learn more about our Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning, request more information or call us today at (866) 373-9547 to talk with one of our Program Managers.
1SAP. SAP: Run Simple - The World's Largest Provider of Enterprise Application Software. Accessed March 17, 2015 from http://www.sap.com/bin/sapcom/en_us/downloadasset.2014-02-feb-01-01.sap-corporate-2014-fact-sheet-en-pdf.bypassReg.html.