The certificate program provides the opportunity for the student to gain knowledge and skills in the full spectrum of supply chain activities-supplier relationships, purchasing management, operations and inventory management, logistics and transportation, quality management, and information technology. Typical job titles include: purchasing/ supply manager, procurement manager, materials manager, contracts manager, purchasing agent, senior buyer and buyer/planner. Students must complete 25 credits of the supply chain management certificate in residency.
This program is open to current accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing students, CWU students in other academic programs who have completed certificate course prerequisites and persons with bachelors’ degrees in other fields who have completed program prerequisite courses. The courses in the certificate program may be used as part of the BS Business Administration program. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 must be earned in the program to be eligible for the certificate.