Advanced Supply Chain and Logistics Management Certificate

The advanced supply chain and logistics management certificate provides an in-depth education in the field for enhanced career opportunities. It is offered completely online and can be completed within one year.

What Will I Learn?

You will gain knowledge and an in-depth education in the areas of:

  • Business operations
  • Procurement management
  • Sustainable and reliable delivery methods
  • Quality management
  • Global logistics
  • Warehouse and distribution management

What are the requirements for this degree?

Applicants must:

  • Have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Have at least two years of full-time work experience
  • Submit a completed application and 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 six credits in the program.

You must complete four to five courses for 12-16 credits. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required to be awarded the certificate.

The Graduate Catalog provides details about program requirements.

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

This certificate is for working professionals in and out of the field of supply chain and logistics management who want to improve their skills for better 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.

Some available careers include:

  • Freight forwarder
  • Purchasing manager
  • Storage and distribution manager
  • Logistics manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Loss prevention manager
  • Logisticians
  • Logistics engineer

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What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have on Campus?

The John L. Grove College of Business is internationally accredited by the most prestigious business-accrediting agency, AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. 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, many with years of industrial experience, ensuring that the program contains cutting-edge knowledge in the craft. You 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. The certificate can be completed within one year, depending upon how you balance your work, life and school schedule.