Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management Certificate

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Why Choose Supply Chain Management?

Supply chain management specialists are integral to success in today’s market, and this program is designed to meet the needs of managerial and operational employees who have logistics, inventory, procurement, management, or decision-making roles. This graduate certificate program is designed for working professionals like you to help advance your career. Each course requires only a one-day residency on campus and five weeks of online learning with flexible scheduling options.

This certificate will give you a graduate experience that will enhance your leadership career in the field of logistics and supply chain management. If you are curious, passionate about innovation, and enjoy solving problems, a certificate in supply chain management will prepare you to excel in a wide variety of career paths and industries


The field of supply chain management is continuing to grow as demand for professionals who manage the flow and transport of goods and services increases. This graduate certificate prepares you for careers that require knowledge in how to manage global supply chains for major corporations and organizations.

Our alumni work at:

  • CareSource
  • Computer Sciences Corp.
  • Crown Equipment
  • Dayton Freight
  • DP&L
  • Honda
  • J.B. Hunt
  • LexisNexis
  • Midmark
  • Reynolds and Reynolds
  • R&L Carriers
  • Seepex, Inc.
  • Sogeti
  • Speedway
  • Tata Consultant
  • Teradata
  • Taylor Communications (Standard Register)
  • WinWholesale
  • US Worldwide Logistics, Inc
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Yaskawa America, Inc.

Positions our alumni have held:

  • Business analyst or consultant
  • Computer applications and systems analytics
  • Information technology management
  • IT operations analytics
  • Database management or administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Computer user support
  • IT support
  • Logistics analyst
  • Material planning manager
  • Operations analyst
  • Procurement manager
  • Purchasing specialist
  • Inventory control administrator
  • Supply chain business analyst

Real-World Experience

Classes are focused on experiential learning, allowing you to apply concepts learned in class to real-world situations. Since our program is geared toward working professionals, classes are focused on experiential learning with real-world experiences, case materials, and simulations taught by faculty and industry experts. You will learn alongside other business peers and leaders as you take the concepts you learn and apply them to real-world situations. You will participate in a capstone project that teams you up with a business or community organization to solve a problem for them.

Academics and Curriculum

View the Supply Chain Management Certificate information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the Academic Catalog. View business core course requirements.


If you are interested in the certificate in supply chain management, you will need:

  • A bachelor in information systems, computer science, or business-related field
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale or a graduate GPA or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

There are no math or statistics prerequisites for this certificate program. Applicants whose native language is not English are required to have a minimum score of 79/120 (IBT) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a band 6 through the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Current M.B.A. students in good standing can apply and they will be automatically accepted into the program. The certificate can be applied to the interdisciplinary business concentration in the M.B.A. program.

Program Outcomes

In this program, you will pick three courses on total quality management, global logistics, sourcing, supply design, supply chain operations, project management, information technology management, or other supply chain management-related courses. Each course requires a one-day residency on campus and five weeks of online learning. To graduate, you must earn a grade of B or better for all courses, with only one C allowed, and finish with an overall GPA of 3.0.


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