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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.
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.
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.1Career 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:
- Manage key activities that are critical to the effectiveness and efficiency of an organization
- Direct the movement of raw materials, inventory, and finished goods from point-of-origin to point-of-consumption
- Oversee quality, suppliers, procurement, outsourcing and customer relationships
- Assess organization profitability and performance
- Understand design, operations, and control of supply chains in the global context
To apply for the Certificate in Supply Chain Management from The University of Scranton, you’ll need:
- Completed application
- 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA
- Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent from an accredited college or university
- Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
- Personal statement
- Three recommendation letters (one must be from a supervisor or other professional reference)
GRE/GMAT scores are not required for this program.Admissions Info
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.See Tuition
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
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 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 online program is designed for professionals who work full-time. It is offered part-time and comprised of four courses and up to three prerequisite modules with a total of 12–15 total credits in 12 months. This allows you to achieve a realistic balance between work, school, and personal responsibilities and will enable you to fully absorb the information in your coursework. To see the curriculum, view our curriculum page.
Tuition for the Online Supply Chain Management Certificate is $11,580–$14,475. You need to complete 12–15 credits at $965 each. You can review tuition costs for this program here.
To apply for the program, you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, along with a 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA and three years of professional work experience.. You must also submit your official transcripts, resume, personal statement, and three letters of recommendation. You can learn more about the admission requirements here.
The online Supply Chain Management Certificate program consists of four courses and up to three prerequisite modules. You can review the courses and find out how many you’ll need to complete now.
- 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