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Supply Chain Management (Graduate Certificate)

This certificate program is designed to help working supply chain professionals advance their careers by developing and enhancing their supply chain management and leadership/planning skills. The program consists of four graduate courses that expose students to supply chain management and logistics, transportation management, strategic sourcing and supply management, and distribution center management.

Supply Chain Management (Graduate Certificate)


Description


What is Supply Chain Management at ODU like?

This certificate program is designed to help working supply chain professionals advance their careers by developing and enhancing their supply chain management and leadership/planning skills. The program consists of four graduate courses that expose students to supply chain management and logistics, transportation management, strategic sourcing and supply management, and distribution center management.

Program Highlights


What makes Supply Chain Management at ODU unique?

  • ODU’s Maritime and Supply Chain Management programs provide continuing education that addresses the high demand for Supply Chain professionals in Hampton Roads and beyond

  • This unique graduate certificate program is designed to help working professionals develop and sharpen their skills and advance their careers. You will be exposed to current topics in: Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Strategic Procurement and Supply Management, Transportation Management, and Distribution Center Management

  • ODU is the only Hampton Roads university with a Graduate Supply Chain Certificate Management program, and the only U.S. university that offers Maritime and Supply Chain Management undergraduate and graduate programs. ODU works with organizations to offer students internships and co-op opportunities throughout Hampton Roads, the United States, and internationally

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Supply Chain Managers

$113,180

MEDIAN SALARY


Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.

Logistics Managers

$100,740

MEDIAN SALARY


Plan, direct, or coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service, or planning services. Manage logistics personnel and logistics systems and direct daily operations.

Transportation Managers

$100,740

MEDIAN SALARY


Plan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.

Storage and Distribution Managers

$100,740

MEDIAN SALARY


Plan, direct, or coordinate the storage or distribution operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that are engaged in storing or distributing materials or products.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Supply Chain Management at ODU?

MSCM 641:
Supply Chain Management and Logistics


Supply chain management integrates all activities associated with the flows of materials, information, and funds. Examples include strategic sourcing, order processing, warehousing, inventory management, transportation and logistics, and the costs and information systems supporting these activities.

MSCM 530:
Strategic Sourcing and Purchasing Management


An overview of the strategic sourcing of materials and services in the organization and its role in the supply chain. Topics include sourcing decisions, price/cost analysis, quality issues, purchasing, supplier selection, legal and ethical issues, third party logistics, freight forwarding, and acquisition of services and capital assets.

MSCM 568:
Distribution Center and Material Handling Management


This course is designed to investigate the strategic role of distribution center and material management in the supply chain. Course content includes the analysis of distribution center operations through the study of design, system selection, and layout configuration as well as the evaluation of material handling and inventory management options. Prerequisites: OPMT 303.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Supply Chain Management at ODU?

Students entering the Certificate program in Supply Chain Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 551

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,387

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 595

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


I like this program. What are the next steps?

Contact


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Meet Your Enrollment Team

Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.

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Professor


Name:

Erika Marsillac


Location:

2058 CONSTANT HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-3662


Graduate Admissions


Location:

1000 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-6512


Email:

gradadmit@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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