Supply Chain Management Certificate (STEM)

Required coursework can be completed in as few as 10.5 additional credits.

Make a difference in your organization with a STEM MBA. By completing the Professional MBA with a Certificate in Supply Chain Management, you'll demonstrate your technical skills to employers and earn an in-demand credential.




Required Credit Hours


Course Descriptions

Substitutes for SCMG-527 Supply Chain/Operations.  Management (1.5 cr.) in the MBA curriculum. Offered every fall semester in hybrid and online modalities.

Earning the APICS CPIM demonstrates mastery of an organization's internal operations and an in-depth understanding of the Fundamentals of Demand Management, Plan Supply, Executing the Supply Plan, Inventory Management, Continuous Improvement and Quality Management and Technologies, Strategy and SandOP.  The certification provides the knowledge to apply this information across the extended suppy chain.  Certified employees can increase their salaries by 25%.  APICS certifications can improve hiring potential by as much as 65%.

After earning the CPIM you will be able to:

  • Increase inventory accuracy and reduce inventory
  • Improve forecasting
  • Improve the SandOP process
  • Manage and apply capacity resource planning
  • Work more productively with your company's ERP system
Substitutes for GRBU-503 Managerial Decision Tools (1.5 cr.) in the MBA curriculum. Offered every spring semester in hybrid and online modalities; pre or co-requisite: SCMG-610. 

Curriculum and Course Descriptions

Offered every spring semester in hybrid and online modalities;  pre or co-requisite: SCMG-610. 
An introduction to investment strategies, portfolio allocation theory and application, debt and equity securities, portfolio management strategies, determining a client's risk tolerance and goals, and managing an investment portfolio that incorporates a client's level of risk.
A study of qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, other tax-advantaged plans, employee benefits, and an overview of the Social Security, disability and health care programs.
Offered every fall semester in hybrid and online modalities; prerequisite: SCMG-612, pre or co-requisite: SCMG-616. 
An intro to estate planning and taxation, tax implications of gifts and bequests for tax avoidance and minimization techniques.
Offered every spring in hybrid and online modalities; pre-requisites: SCMG-612, SCMG-616. 

The certificate may be completed with hybrid classes or 100% online.

Already completed the associated MBA courses? You can still pursue the Certificate in Supply Chain Management for a total of 15 credits.