The internationally ranked Penn State Smeal College of Business has a long history of preparing students at all levels for success across the arcs of their supply chain careers. Our online offerings are designed to meet the needs of working professionals around the world.
Professionals rank Penn State Smeal as the best for graduate and undergraduate supply chain programs.
Our masters of professional studies and graduate certificate are both built on the same foundation of excellence. Continue working while advancing in your supply chain career.
Align with your busy schedule wherever you are in the world
Learn from top-ranked faculty and their research-driven insights
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Add one of the most respected names in higher education to your resume
"I still draw on the experience. I created great relationships with the professors and so many outstanding professionals in the industry."
2014 master of professional studies graduate Brandon Greenberg works in supply chain operations management at GSK
Top professors from the Smeal College of Business on Penn State's University Park campus teach our online supply chain programs. Award winning teachers, authors, and consultants, they rank among the best in the world for academic excellence.
Former president of INFORMS with expertise in supply chain modeling, large-scale production and distribution systems, and decision support systems.
Named one of the "Top Five Logistics Leaders" by the Logistics and Supply Chain Forum and recipient of the Council of Supply Chain Professionals Distinguished Service Award.
Involved in consulting projects with Office Depot and UNICEF with expertise in retail operations, pharmaceutical operations, and humanitarian logistics.
Our online programs develop practical supply chain skills to prepare you for what lies ahead in your career. Coursework for the one-year graduate certificate mirrors the first-year coursework for our two-year master of professional studies program.
Strategic framework, issues, and methods for integrating supply and demand management
How operations strategies ensure that manufacturing and service delivery contribute to company success
Evaluating performance of forecasting and inventory models to manage demand and lead time variability
Be part of a supply chain network whose members offer extensive work experience and come from a diverse array of backgrounds, industries, and organizations. As a graduate of our masters or certificate program, you will become part of the largest dues-paying Alumni Association in the country.
Years work experience among our masters and certificate students
Countries represented by our masters and certificate students
Penn State Smeal Graduates worldwide