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SCMA Certificate Programs

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Are you interested in leveraging valuable knowledge to improve business performance? In each of our 12-credit-hour online programs, you will sharpen your analytical skills and learn to use cutting-edge technology to improve business efficiency. Taught by renouned faculty from our nationally ranked MBA program, both programs are delivered in a series of 8-week courses that are fully optimized for mobile and tailored to meet your goals.


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Business Analytics

Provides exposure to the key quantitative and analytical methods used to support decision-making across any business domain, including finance, marketing and supply chain management.


  • Introduction to Analytics
  • Econometrics
  • Predictive Analytics and Data Mining
  • Simulation and Risk Analysis
  • Linear Programming
  • Database Management
Supply Chain Analytics

Covers the quantitative techniques, analytical methods and software commonly used by supply chain professionals to design, analyze and improve supply chain systems.


  • Introduction to Analytics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Optimization and Simulation Modeling
  • Forecasting and Predictive Analytics
  • Managing Supply Chain Projects
Supply Chain Management

Considers a variety of topics important to firms in all industries as they leverage their operations and supply chains to improve efficiency, enhance customer service and provide a sustainable competitive advantage.


  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Planning and Forecasting
  • Global Sourcing and Procurement
  • Logistics and Distribution
  • Lean Operations

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Because we review applications on a continual basis, you can start earning the certificate when it works best for you, whether that’s spring, fall or summer.

To apply, you will need to pay a $50 application fee and submit the following:

- Academic transcripts - Professional résumé - Three references names and contact information - TOEFL or IELTS exam (required for international students) or minimum English proficiency: TOEFL paper 550, TOEFL internet 79, IELTS 6.5.

Note that under the Admission Objective section, you should select “Non-Degree, Graduate Certificate Objective” and then select your desired certificate.

If you are a current student in our MBA programs, you will not need to apply to enroll in the certificate program.

Registration codes for the certificate courses will be sent out from the Business Graduate Programs office approximately 30 days prior to the term start date.

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Since certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid, we know cost is key. At a flat rate of $700 per credit hour, our certificate programs are some of the most affordable in the Big Ten.

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Completing a certificate can be a good way to get a feel for graduate level classes and diversify your expertise. Because the course credits you'll earn while completing a certificate are transferrable, you can roll your credits into a master's program later on. If you're already enrolled in one of our MBA programs, you can use your MBA electives to earn this graduate certificate at the same time.

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If you have immediate questions, contact our Business Graduate Programs Office at or 402-472-2338.

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