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Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management

The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management is an 18-credit-hour course of study designed to provide a focused, intensive study of important issues within logistics and, more broadly, in supply chain management. Three required courses provide thorough background in operations, logistics, and supply chain management. Three elective courses allow specialization in areas such as logistics and supply chain software, international logistics, operations research, electronic commerce, and quality.

Students must complete the following courses or approved substitutes, if course waivers are appropriate:

Required Courses (9 hours):
SCMA 5320 Production and Operations Management
SCMA 6330 Business Logistics Systems
MKTG 5770 Supply Chain Management


Select 3 Elective Courses (9 hours):
INFSYS 6833 Decision Support Systems
INFSYS 6835 Electronic Commerce
BA 5301 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
BA 5198 Seminar in Business Administration
BA 5299 Individual Research
BA 5333 Topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Mgmt
SCMA 5312 Advanced Statistical Methods for Management Decisions
SCMA 5322 Lean Production
SCMA 5324 Service Operation Management
SCMA 5326 Quality Management
SCMA 6331 Logistics and Supply Chain Operational Modeling
SCMA 6332 Logistics and Supply Chain Strategic Modeling
SCMA 5350 Management Science Methods
SCMA 5354 Simulation for Managerial Decision Making
SCMA 5381 International Logistics and Operations Mgmt
SCMA 6354 Advanced Operations Research Topics
SCMA 6360 Advanced Operations Research Applications
SCMA 6395 Seminar in Logistics and Operations Management
MKTG 5775 Domestic Transportation

Substitute courses must be approved by the SCMA department chair and the director of graduate studies in business. In all cases, 18 hours are needed to complete the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management.