Sep 16, 2021  
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Supply Chain and Logistics Management Certificate


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Shippensburg University offers an online program for professionals seeking to upgrade their supply chain and logistics skill sets in order to become more competitive in a global marketplace: Advanced Supply Chain and Logistics Management Certificate.

This program is offered by the Supply Chain faculty from the Department of Finance and Supply Chain Management. Shippensburg University has a long established supply chain program, the first in Pennsylvania's System of Higher Education and one of the first in Pennsylvania. Our faculty are both expert teachers and publishing scientists, ensuring that the program contains cutting-edge knowledge in the craft and delivered in a manner that maximizes retention and knowledge transfer. Many of our faculty members have years of industrial experience.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Possess at least two years of full-time work experience.
  • Submit a completed application
  • Have official undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts sent to Shippensburg University

There is no admission fee for the certificate program. Applications must be submitted no later than the completion of 6 credits in the program. A student must earn a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be awarded the certificate.

Advanced Supply Chain and Logistics Management

The Advanced Supply Chain and Logistics Management Certificate program is designed for working professionals in and out of supply chain and logistics management who are in need of an in-depth education in the field for enhanced career opportunities. In some instances, individuals with little or no educational background have had successful careers within the field and require a formal education. Others may wish to begin a career in the field and the program is designed to provide coverage of a wide variety of subject areas central to the profession.

The program is also appropriate for individuals who have education or experience in science, engineering, or liberal arts, have employment in SCM or logistics management (LM) related fields, and wish to strengthen their marketability in the fields of SCM or LM. Finally, many individuals in the armed forces worked in the area of logistics for the military. While this has excellent practical experience, these individuals may wish a formal education in SCM or LM to enhance their career opportunities.

This graduate certificate has been specifically designed to meet the needs of working professionals. It is offered completely online and can be completed within one year. Students can expect to be exposed to the latest theories, illustrated with case studies and experiential learning activities that make the learning atmosphere applicable and fun. Students complete four to five courses.

For registration information please go to ship.edu/PCDE/Registration_Information/.

For tuition information please go to ship.edu/Student_Accounts.

If you are receiving financial assistance from your employer to pay your tuition and/or fees, please be sure to review and complete the necessary form at: ship.edu/Student_Accounts/Forms.

Note:


BSN 511 - Business Operations and Analysis Credits: 4  is required for individuals with an undergraduate degree in a non-business major. However, with appropriate work experience in the fields of supply chain or logistics management, BSN 511  may be waived.

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