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Michigan State University Launches Premier Online Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management

Monday, July 8, 2024

East Lansing, MI — Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business proudly announces the launch of its new fully  online Graduate Certificate in Elements of Global Supply Chain Management. This innovative program is designed to propel careers in one of today’s most lucrative and growing fields. Ranked #1 in the nation for supply chain management by U.S. News & World Report, the Broad College continues to set the benchmark for excellence, offering a cutting-edge curriculum that aligns with industry demands and prepares students for  high-paying roles in the US and beyond all for under $10,000.

This flexible, fully online program spans just two semesters, making it an ideal choice for recent graduates and professionals looking to change careers or advance within their current industry. With the demand for skilled supply chain managers soaring by 154% faster than the national average, graduates can anticipate significant salary increases and enhanced career prospects with a reported median yearly income of $100,000 or more within the supply chain management industry. According to recent industry reports, supply chain professionals with certifications can earn upwards of 17% more than their non-credentialed counterparts making this certification not only a smart educational investment but a financially rewarding one as well. This innovative online program equips professionals with the in-demand skills to capitalize on the industry’s explosive growth. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and industry trends, the supply chain field is expected to experience significant, faster-than-average growth in various positions for the next decade.

“The curriculum, developed by our world-class faculty, provides a comprehensive understanding of core supply chain concepts, preparing graduates to excel in this rewarding field that reports high levels of career satisfaction.”

Designed to fit seamlessly into the busy lives of working professionals, the Graduate Certificate in Elements of Global Supply Chain Management offers a robust curriculum that covers critical aspects of supply chain logistics, procurement, and strategy. “For degree-holders seeking a career change and not currently working in the supply chain industry, the certificate serves as an access point to entry-level positions. For those already employed in the supply chain field, this certificate provides advanced supply chain planning skills necessary for advancing to new roles or stepping into first-time team leadership or management positions,” says Program Director, Elizabeth Fisher.  Adding to that, “The curriculum, developed by our world-class faculty, provides a comprehensive understanding of core supply chain concepts, preparing graduates to excel in this rewarding field that reports high levels of career satisfaction.” Students will benefit from the expertise of the nation’s top-ranked faculty and gain practical insights through real-world case studies and interactive learning modules. This program equips graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in diverse roles across various industries, from  and tech manufacturing and consumer goods to retail and hospitality.

Interested students who apply by August 11 and are accepted into the program can start in the fall 2024 semester on August 26, 2024.

Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business is committed to fostering academic excellence and professional growth. As a globally recognized leader in online education and the best rated university for supply chain management programs, the college provides unparalleled resources and networking opportunities for its students. Enroll today to take the first step towards a dynamic and lucrative career in supply chain management. For more information and to apply, visit the Graduate Certificate in Elements of Global Supply Chain Management  webpage.

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