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Learn the language of Supply Chain Management. Prepare your career for the future. As all businesses have become increasingly global and advances in information technology continue to reshape manufacturing, transportation, inventory control, and customer relationship management, supply chain management has become an even more fascinating and rewarding field.

Program Overview

  • Program Structure: Full-time, part-time, or online
  • Class Schedule: Courses are offered weeknights, Monday–Thursday, on our Boston campus or 100% online. Boston campus students may also take one course online. International students must complete all of their classes on campus.
  • Time to Complete: Campus-based students may be complete the program in as few as three semesters, or spread out as long as three years. Online students may compete their certificate in two semesters, or up to two years. The length of the program may depend on your course selections. International students must complete 15 credits over an eight-month period to be visa compliant.

Unique Features

Study on your own terms. Start your Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management at a time that works for you. You can enter the program in January, May, or September. You can also choose to enroll in a class just one night a week or accelerate the program by taking a heavier course load each semester.

Build toward something more. The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management is a unique opportunity to quickly gain fundamental business knowledge and earn a graduate-level credential from a top ranked university. In fact, Northeastern University’s graduate supply chain management program was ranked #13 nationally by Gartner. And that’s just the beginning.

When you are ready to pursue a full graduate degree at Northeastern University, the credits you earn during the certificate program may be applied to eligible D’Amore-McKim master’s programs, including our Part-Time MBA and Online MBA. This is a valuable opportunity to turn your career-impacting graduate certificate into a more advanced professional credential.

Admissions

  • GMAT Required? No.
  • Where do I apply? Apply using this application.
  • Interview required? International applicants who are not native English speakers must demonstrate English language proficiency. You may demonstrate this in one of two ways: submit your test score from TOEFL iBTIELTS, or PTE academic; or complete an intake interview.

There are three entry terms each year in January, May, and September.

Deadlines & Decisions

Find the deadlines and decision dates you need to know. Submit your application by the earliest date possible for priority consideration.

Please visit the Northeastern Student Financial Services page. Click the dropdown under “Graduate Programs” and you’ll find the cost per credit listed next to “D’Amore-McKim School of Business Programs.”

At Northeastern, we value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds community, which is vital to learning and discovery.

Scholarships and Fellowships

D’Amore-McKim offers and partners with organizations that provide a variety of scholarships and fellowships to foster diversity and inclusion. Examples of these include The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Graduate Fellowship, Prospansica MBA Scholarship, Posse MBA Scholarship and Reach Out MBA Fellowship.

Clubs and Organizations

Northeastern has many opportunities for you to be engaged with our community. Examples include the following:

Graduate Students of Color Collective

The purpose of the GSCC is to build community for graduate students of color at Northeastern University by promoting education, professionalism, and civic duty. The GSCC fosters student, staff, and faculty relationships to establish a campus home for higher education at Northeastern. Through civic engagement with surrounding communities, the GSCC recognizes the continued struggles of marginalized populations, and the need for those who have succeeded to give back.

Grad Q

Grad Q is a student organization for LGBTQ+ graduate students at Northeastern. Grad Q is focused on building community, social events, advocacy, and mentoring undergraduate students.

Campus Resources

We have a number of cultural centers on campus to support our campus community by providing programs, lectures, and events for students with a range of affiliations and interests including the LGBTQA Resource Center, Office of Global Services, Latinx Student Cultural Center, Asian American Center, and many more.

Choose Your Format

Advance your career to the next level. On our Boston campus, you’ll gain valuable insight to help you succeed when faced with real-world global supply chain management challenges.

The rigorous curriculum of Northeastern University’s Online Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management delivers more than a comprehensive look at today’s supply chain challenges.

Meet Some of Our Students

“Northeastern University is a very good playground for networking. I was really surprised to meet people in my classes from large and global companies,” says Uvasheva, “As a result, one of my classmates just gave me an opportunity to come to interview.”

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