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Supply Chain Management Certificate

Supply Chain Management Certificate 2018-08-30T20:54:45-05:00

The online graduate certificate in supply chain management will provide foundational concepts and applied technical skills that supply chain professionals need to effectively manage a global supply chain.

The certificate is for working professionals as well as students enrolled in graduate programs who are employed or seeking a career as a business analyst, supply chain analyst, or who want to move into a supply chain position.

If you are interested in learning more, you can view a recording of a previous webinar or contact the program director, David Cantor, PhD. The application deadline to start in Fall 2018 is August 10.

To earn the supply chain management certificate, students are required to take four approved courses (12 credits). Students should work with Dr. Cantor to select courses prior to registration.

Students must maintain a grade average of 3.0 or higher. This graduate certificate may be earned either before, after, or concurrently with a master’s or doctoral degree. At least 3 credits may not be used to satisfy any other degree requirements.

Required core courses (9 credits)
SCM 560 – Strategic Logistics Management
SCM 563 –Purchasing and Supply Management
SCM 524 – Strategic Process Analysis and Improvement

Sample elective courses (3 credits)
SCM 501– Supply Chain Management
SCM 513X – Bio-renewables in Supply Chain
SCM 520 – Decision Models for Supply Chain Management

Students are required to submit a Program of Study listing courses taken for the certificate.

To receive your certificate:  Submit the Certificate Completion form after your course work is complete or during the term of your last course.

Admission to the supply chain  management graduate certificate program is contingent upon the following requirements:

  • Bachelors degree; bachelors in business or related field is preferred
  • Post-undergraduate work experience of two years or more is preferred
  • GPA must meet the Graduate College admission guidelines, with at least one of the following:
    • Undergraduate degree with GPA greater than 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale);
    • Completed 9 to 14 credits of graduate coursework with grade B or better in all courses; or
    • Completed 15 or more credits of graduate coursework with GPA above 3.0 and no F grades.

GMAT/GRE scores are not required. You may take up to 9 credits as a non-degree seeking student, before being formally admitted into the program.

For eligibility questions, please contact the program director, David Cantor, PhD.

How to Apply

Fill out the corresponding application from the options listed below. You will need your resume and unofficial transcripts.

For questions about the application process, please contact busgrad@iastate.edu.

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