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That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Majors & Degrees

Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate

Managing all levels

Supply Chain Management (SCM), especially for managers who are organizing and controlling it at an organizational level is a specialized field that requires additional training beyond a bachelor’s degree. Dakota State University’s Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate blends management techniques with data analysis skills. The SCM certificate will provide specific skills needed by managers who have recently moved, or who anticipate a move, into a supply chain management position, and provides a solid base of professional knowledge.

An industry built by you

Advances in computing and digital technology have brought greater levels of efficiency and effectiveness to the management of supply chains in every industry. The Certificate in Supply Chain Management provides graduate students with the essential methods and skills for managing supply chain operations and for integrating supply chain functions into a larger management infrastructure. Specifically, the certificate will develop skills in supply chain design, logistics, forecasting, data-based decision-making, and statistics.

Marissa Fick, Business Management - ‘21

“I really enjoy that DSU allows online students to stay connected, participating in similar activities and organizations as those on campus.”

Marissa Fick, BMarissa Fick, Business Management - ‘21

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the Supply Chain Management Graduate Certificate students will have the;

  • Ability to use software to manipulate/manage supply chain or logistics data
  • Ability to understand, analyze, and use data
  • Develop skills for assessing the reliability of data sources
  • Ability to assess information and information technologies critically
  • Develop technology skills
  • Ability to integrate work experience with classroom knowledge, as applicable

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