Operations and Supply Chain Management (Certificate)

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 The Operations and Supply Chain Management Certification program provides students with in-depth knowledge of the entire supply chain process, from raw materials to finished products. With an emphasis on information and supply flow, students develop the skills needed to write comprehensive management reports, manage teams of workers, and make persuasive management presentations. 

Admission requirements

  • Four year bachelor’s degree (or US degree equivalent) from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0 across all certificate-counting classes in undergraduate and graduate work (some exceptions are available for those with graduate studies).
  • Two years of full-time, post-baccalaureate professional employment is required for applicants to certificate programs.
  • Standardized test scores (GMAT, GRE) are not required to apply to a graduate management certificate program.

International applicants who are not in a graduate program at NC State must take the TOEFL or IELTS unless they qualify for a waiver.

Please note that current graduate students at NC State may not dual enroll into this certificate.

Program Requirements

The certificate program requires students to complete twelve (12) credit hours with an overall 3.0 GPA in all certificate courses. Credit toward the certificate in a particular course will be given only if a grade of B- or better is earned in that course. All courses in the program must be taken for a letter grade. No transfer credits will be accepted in the program and it must be completed within three years.

Plan Requirements

Prerequisites
Data-Driven Managerial Decisions 1
Data-Driven Managerial Decisions 2
Required Courses2
Principles of Operations and Supply Chain Management
Elective Courses10
Select 10 hours of courses from the following:
Supply Management
Supply Chain Logistics
Planning and Control Systems
Decision Making under Uncertainty
Analytical Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management Practicum
Special Topics In Business Management (Healthcare Supply Chain Analytics)
Special Topics In Business Management (Operations Analysis)
Special Topics In Business Management (Strategic Operations)
Special Topics In Business Management (Operations Models & Applications)
Special Topics In Business Management (Strategic Supply Chain Management)
Special Topics In Business Management (Managing Operations)
Total Hours12