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        Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management Innovation

        Become part of a trillion dollar industry

        Become part of a $1.3 trillion industry with a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management Innovation from the Harbert College of Business. Our program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed for you to join and excel in the supply chain field.

        Our strategy-oriented program is designed to expand your understanding of supply chain tactics, tools, and techniques. Earn a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management, and you will have the opportunity to receive a top-ranked education and chances to move up in your career.

        Why a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management Innovation?

        The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management Innovation will help you:

        • Understand the essential role of SCM in achieving manufacturing and service operations excellence
        • Develop expertise in supply chain planning, sourcing, transformation, fulfillment, and technology
        • Adopt a holistic perspective of a company’s supply chain strategy, understand how to evaluate its effectiveness, and make constructive adjustments to support the organizational mission and vision

        Certificate Details

        • Admissions

          Requirements
          Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college. The Graduate School will determine whether non-traditional programs are acceptable; a four-year equivalent collegiate educational program is required. Appropriate work experience is desired but not required. 

          How to Apply
          Start your application on the Graduate School Online Application.

          Deadlines
          International applicants should submit all required materials at least 90 days before the first day of class of the semester in which the student wishes to begin graduate study. Domestic students should submit all materials at least 45 days before the first class day. However, most academic units make admission decisions several months in advance. Thus, applicants should check with the department to which they seek admission to determine when materials should be submitted. Contact April Hurley at ash0008@auburn.edu for more information about deadlines.

          For more frequently asked questions about the application process, please visit the Graduate School website.

        • Curriculum

          The program requires the completion of 4 courses (12 total credit hours):

          • BUSI 7150/5—Operational Excellence
          • SCMN 7600/6—Supply Management & Manufacturing
          • SCMN 7700/6—Demand Management & Fulfillment
          • SCMN 7800/6—Supply Chain Strategy

          Please Note
          : BUSI 7150/6 Operational Excellence is a prerequisite to the required SCMN courses listed. In addition to passing each of the four required courses, you must pass the SCPro™ Bridge exam, which covers the eight cornerstones of SCMN. Upon completion of all requirements, you will earn the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management Innovation, and you will achieve SCPro™ Level One Certification from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
        • Tuition

          Tuition for online students is $900 per credit hour regardless of residency. The certificate is a 9 credit hour program. The most up to date tuition for graduate and certificate programs may be found here.

          Due to federal guidelines and regulations, Graduate Certificate programs do not qualify for financial aid.

          Note: In addition to tuition, on-campus students pay $200 per credit hour in graduate professional fees.

        Graduate Career Services

        Ready to step into the job market? Graduate Career Services will help you become career-ready.

        Graduate Career Services

        Apply for a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management Innovation

        Begin your application today and designate your interest in either the on-campus or online (distance) program by choosing either Certificate/Graduate—Supply Chain Management Innovation for on-campus or Certificate/Graduate—Supply Chain Management Innovation, Online for online.

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        April Hurley

        April Hurley

        Student Services Coordinator