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Penn State Smeal Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management

The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management from the Penn State Smeal College of Business is a three-semester (one year), 12-credit online professional development program focused on building competence across the foundations of supply chain management.

The program, which will help you attain new skill sets to help manage and enhance the value of today's complex supply chains, is offered in partnership with Penn State World Campus. Smeal ranks No. 1 in supply chain education according to Gartner, Inc. and World Campus ranks among the top 10 providers of online graduate business programs according to US News and World Report.

Build Toward Your Supply Chain Master’s Degree

The Graduate Certificate Program courses are also part of the first year of study in our Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management (MPS/SCM). You may apply to the MPS/SCM Program either while taking the certificate courses or after completing the certificate. If accepted into the MPS/SCM, you will receive full credit toward the master’s degree credit requirements for all courses completed with at least a letter grade of B, provided you enroll in the master’s program within five year of completing the certificate.