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Operations & Supply Chain Management

Graduate Certificates | Operations & Supply Chain Management

Operations & Supply Chain Management

Entrance Exam: Not Required
Poole College of Management

To learn more about the Operations & Supply Chain Management Certificate, visit the Jenkins Graduate Certificate website.

The Poole College of Management offers the 12-credit online Graduate Certificate in Operations & Supply Chain Management. An application is required for admission consideration. Please visit the certificate admissions website for more information on requirements, eligibility, and application deadlines.

With an emphasis on information and supply flow, students develop the skills needed to write comprehensive management reports, manage teams of workers, and make persuasive management presentations. The Operations and Supply Chain Management Certification program provides students with in-depth knowledge of the entire supply chain process, from raw materials to finished products.


The NC State University Graduate School, which oversees the graduate certificate application process, has its own admissions criteria but the Poole College of Management has specific admissions requirements as well.

After submitting your Graduate Application (opens in new tab) for the Operations & Supply Chain Management certificate, you may check the status (opens in new tab) of your application at any time. International students must include complete transcripts, a degree statement and TOEFL or IELTS scores. Applicants should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. The GRE is not required, but we ask you to upload the scores if you have taken it.

For information regarding the cost of the program, please visit the Jenkins MBA Certificate Tuition web page for detailed tuition information.

Career Prospects

When it comes to operations management, it is essential to understand the complexities of supply chain logistics, planning, forecasting and analytics. Business leaders who become proficient in decoding and planning for potential supply chain issues are able to drive profits and earn career advancement.

By adding a certificate program to your degree, you’ll show employers you have specialized knowledge that adds immediate value to their team. This certificate program is designed to enhance your skill set and differentiate yourself in your field. Please note that it is not intended for those looking to make a major career transition.