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Graduate Certificate Supply Chain Management

Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management

JUMP START YOUR CAREER!

The WIU College of Business and Technology is proud to announce a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Supply Chain Management (SCM), available at the Macomb campus, at the new Quad Cities Riverfront Campus, and online. The SCM certificate is ideal for a supply chain professional interested in advancing his/her career and knowledge of SCM, or a college graduate with a good GPA who is interested in an SCM career. The certificate consists of twelve semester hours (four courses) and can be completed in two semesters.

A STEPPING STONE TOWARDS AN MBA

Courses taken in the SCM Certificate can be applied towards a WIU MBA degree with a concentration in SCM. If you complete the certificate, you are more than 1/3 of the ways towards an MBA degree!

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COURSES WHEN AND WHERE YOU WANT THEM

Required Courses (6 s.h.)
  • SCM 531* - Supply Management, 3 s.h.
  • SCM 539* - Transportation & Warehouse Mgt
Choose One of the Following (3 s.h.)
  • SCM 529 - Worldwide Logistics and E-Commerce, 3 s.h.
  • SCM 549* - Strategic Procurement and Sourcing, 3 s.h.
  • OM 551 - Integrated Global Operations Management, 3 s.h.
Choose One of the Following (3 s.h.)
  • HRM 532* - Seminar in Human Resource Management, 3 s.h.
  • MGT 540 - Applied Business Research, 3 s.h.
  • DS 533 - Applied Business Planning and Forecasting, 3 s.h.
  • IS 524 - Corporate Information Systems, 3 s.h.
  • OM 457G - Project Management, 3 s.h.
  • OM 551 - Integrated Global Operations Management, 3 s.h.
  • Any graduate SCM course, 3 s.h.
  • Total Hours, 12 s.h.

*Available online

ADMISSION CRITERIA

You must be admitted as a WIU graduate student AND one of the following:

  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or a GPA of 3.3 over the last 60 semester hours), OR
  • Meet the admission criteria for the WIU Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, OR
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (or a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 over the last 60 semester hours) and significant acceptable work experience.

While a GMAT score is not required for admission into the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in SCM, students who wish to pursue the MBA will need to meet the MBA admission criteria. See your WIU MBA advisor for details.

CONTACT

Chairperson: William Polley
Office: Stipes 101
Telephone: (309) 298-2442
E-mail: WJ-Polley@wiu.edu
Website: wiu.edu/scmcertificate
Location of Program Offering: Macomb, Quad Cities, Online