Supply Chain Management

Learn to efficiently manage the flow of products from raw material sourcing to manufacturing, transportation, and inventory management in the graduate certificate in Supply Chain Management. Explore the six pillars of supply chain management and learn how they intersect with other skillsets like logistics, IT, and financial planning. You’ll work directly with faculty and industry leaders to create plans that deliver products in the most cost-effective, streamlined way possible.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
September 11
Term Length
10 Weeks
4 Course Certificate
As few as 6 months
6 Course Certificate
As few as 12 months
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Skills You'll Learn

Apply the six pillars of supply chain management to real-world issues

Analyze and develop sustainable systems for distributing a variety of products, including closed loop supply chain

Manage logistics and supply chain processes with cutting-edge technology


Specialized Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses)

Concentration Courses

Sample Schedule

Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program.

Time to Completion
Year 1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
4-Course Certificate Classes 2 2 0 0
6-Course Certificate Classes 3 3 0 0

Interested in a master's degree?

Explore our Master of Science in Supply Chain Management with a concentration in Supply Chain Management.

Take a Course Before You Apply

We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Supply Chain Management

The Association for Supply Chain Management reports the demand for supply chain professionals exceeds supply by six to one, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipating the number of jobs in logistics will grow by 26%.

Harvard Business Review found U.S. supply chain employs 37% of the workforce and over 40 million people. These supply chain jobs have higher than average salaries and contribute to much of the innovative activity in the economy.

According to Supply Chain Management Review, one-third of organizations globally plan to make sustainability-related improvements to their supply chain due to pressures from customers and to unlock financial benefits.

Job Titles

Director of Supply Chain
Chief of Supply Chain Operations
Logistician Systems Support Manager
Purchasing Manager
Transportation Management
Supply Chain Manager
Operations Analyst

Supply Chain Manager Salary: National Average


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Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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