Build Business Leadership Skills with an Operations & Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate
The Operations and Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate online at Southern New Hampshire University is designed to introduce you to key concepts, strategies and processes used in the production of goods, from securing raw materials to distributing them to customers. You'll explore such areas as transportation planning, technology, inventory control, warehouse management, quality control and procurement, as you gain marketable skills in operations and supply chain management.
Courses are taught by experienced operations and supply chain management professionals who know how to connect theory with practical, real-world applications.
See Yourself Succeed in Operations & Supply Chain Management
An operations and supply chain management graduate certificate from SNHU empowers you with the strong foundation you'll need to pursue a new career, advance in your current career or simply further your studies.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission — to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your operations and supply chain management graduate certificate online at SNHU include:
- Affordability. Take advantage of some of the most affordable tuition rates in the nation.
- Convenience. Attend class when it's convenient for you — online education means 24/7 access.
- Efficiency and flexibility. Complete your certificate at your own pace, over five 10-week terms per year.
- Expert instruction. Learn from instructors with relevant, real-world experience.
- Minimal requirements. No GRE or GMAT required for admission.
- Networking. Tap into our nationwide network or alumni for tips and career opportunities.
- Student support. Count on the ongoing support of dedicated academic and career advisors specialized in your area of study.
The operations and supply chain management graduate certificate program prepares you to compete for a growing number of high-paying jobs.
As operations and supply chain management spending continues to outpace the rest of the economy, career opportunities with traditional manufacturers and retailers, operations and supply chain management consulting firms and transportation providers should remain strong. Employment of logisticians, whose job is to analyze and coordinate an organization's supply chain, is projected to grow 7% through 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.*
The program's coursework provides excellent insight into the warehouse management decision-making processes used to bring goods to market successfully. You'll be introduced to mathematical, probabilistic and statistical tools available to industrial organizations, the importance of information systems and the Internet, and the role that other departments play in the lifecycle of goods — just to name a few.
|View Full Curriculum in the Catalog|
|Graduate Certificate in Operations & Supply Chain Management|
|Courses May Include|
|Graduate Certificate Operations and Supply Chain Management|
|QSO 510||Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making||This is a survey of the mathematical, probabilistic and statistical tools available for assisting in the operation and management of industrial organizations.|
|QSO 600||Operations Management||This is a study of the concepts of production and operations and of a variety of methods and techniques used in their management. Background preparation: 6 credit hours in economics.|
|QSO 630||Supply Chain Management||This course analyses the role and activities of those involved in supply chain management decision making. It emphasizes the importance of transportation planning, inventory control, warehouse management, development of customer service standards, and procurement in the design and operation of supply and distribution systems. The importance of information systems and the internet in supporting such activities is also discussed. Special attention is given to the close working relationships with managers in other functional areas including information systems, marketing, and international operations.|
|QSO 690||Topics in Operations Management||This course is designed to prepare students to function as high-impact manufacturing and/or service managers. The course theme is Total Quality Management and focuses on manufacturing systems, quality controls and inventory management with the goal of finding constant approaches to productivity improvement through in-depth investigation of JIT and OPT and their adaptability to manufacturing and service systems.|
|Total Credits: 18|
Tuition & Fees
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
|Online Graduate Programs||Per Course||Per Credit Hour||Annual Cost for 15 credits|
(U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty)
Tuition rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
$150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.