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Advance Your Career as an Operations Expert

Online Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate

3
Courses
$829
Ohio Resident, Cost Per Credit
9
Credit Hours

Fulfill Your Career Aspirations in Supply Chain Management

Effective operations and supply chain management are critical for success in our global business world, and trained operations professionals are in high demand. Ohio University's online Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate is designed to help you understand the complexity, interdependence and importance of operations and supply management within organizations. Coursework is informed by our 90-plus years of experience delivering business education.

Upon completing the program, you'll be prepared to address operations and supply chain challenges by thinking strategically and using risk management principles to make informed business decisions. You'll also be qualified to pursue Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, a credential that can help you stand out in the job market.

Program Benefits

  • Pursue Six Sigma Green Belt certification
  • 100% online coursework
  • Asynchronous, part-time format
  • AACSB-accredited College of Business
  • Real-world application
  • Scholarships available

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Prepare to Succeed in Supply Chain and Operations Roles

OHIO's online Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate provides the specialized skills you need to manage supply chains at the regional, national and global levels. You'll be prepared to optimize complex operational processes in a wide range of jobs.

  • Management occupations are expected to grow 9% from 2020 to 20301
  • Business managers earn an average salary of $102,450 per year1

Supply Chain and Operations Manager Jobs

  • Inventory Manager

    $56,529

    per year2

  • Operations Analyst

    $59,311

    per year3

  • Operations Manager

    $68,230

    per year4

  • Supply Chain Manager

    $84,203

    per year5

Master Complex Operations Principles and Processes

7-Week Courses | 9 Total Credits

In three seven-week courses, students get an overview of key supply chain risk areas and build the specific skill sets needed to excel as an operations professional in any organization. Each graduate-level course includes an assignment or project that you'll execute in your current workplace, emphasizing real-world application. You can apply all nine certificate credits toward an OHIO Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree.

Courses:

  • MGT 5020 Operations & Project Management
  • MGT 5021 Management of Lean Six Sigma Programs
  • MGT 5023 Supply Chain Risk Management

Start Your Application Today

No GMAT Required | No prerequisite courses

To apply to OHIO's online graduate business certificate programs, you will need:

Online Application Apply now
Application Fee $35
Required Degree Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university
Minimum GPA 3.0
Transcripts Official transcripts from all institutions attended
Additional Requirements

Current resume

Transfer Credit

You can transfer up to three credits into the graduate Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate program at Ohio University. Reach out to an enrollment advisor at 740.924.5725 to learn more.

When to Apply

Ready to become a Bobcat? We offer three start dates a year, so it's always a good time to apply. Apply today to get started.

Earn a Flexible, Affordable Online Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate

$7,461 Total Tuition (Ohio Resident) | $829 Per Credit (Ohio Resident) | Scholarships Available

Cost per credit hour

$829 (Ohio resident)

$848 (non-resident)

Total credit hours 9
Total estimated cost, minus fees

$7,461 (Ohio resident)

$7,632 (non-resident)

Other costs to budget for You may have costs in addition to tuition, such as textbooks, supplies and fees. Take these into consideration as you budget for your program.

Listed tuition is for estimating purposes only and is subject to change.

Military Students

Ohio University is a Military Friendly® school and has been repeatedly ranked among the top institutions for active duty and veteran students. Our Veteran and Military Student Services Center provides access to programs and services specifically for military members and their families. As an OHIO online student, you can earn credit for select military experience, training or previous college credit. Additionally, scholarships of $1,500 are available for military/veteran students.

Financial Aid

OHIO is committed to offering affordable, competitive tuition and has been recognized as a best-value university by U.S. News & World Report. We offer financial aid to all students who qualify – our FAFSA code is 003100. Scholarships of $1,500 are available for alumni, military/veteran students and employees of corporate partners.

  • Scholarships

    The College of Business offers several different financial opportunities for our professional and online graduate students, including a corporate partner program scholarship, alumni scholarship, and a veteran and military scholarship.

  • Online Learning at OHIO

    Ohio University has a long tradition of offering online programs specifically designed for the modality and created for working professionals. Our online students complete engaging, comprehensive coursework that combines the academic excellence and experience-based learning of a traditional program with all the flexibility and convenience of online study.

    With asynchronous courses and part-time scheduling (one course per seven weeks), you can earn your degree while maintaining your current work and personal commitments. Virtual office hours give you the opportunity to connect with peers and faculty. Access your coursework 24/7 and complete your assignments on a schedule that fits your life.

What You'll Learn

In this program, you'll study the complex planning and processes required to support both domestic and global supply chains. The skills you gain will prepare you for management-level logistics and supply chain careers across industries.

Program Outcomes

When you finish your program, you'll be able to:

  • Manage general operations, including inventory, capacity, process flow, and quality and process management
  • Manage Lean Six Sigma Improvement projects
  • Apply the DMAIC (define-measure-analyze-improve-control) improvement cycle
  • Conduct supply chain risk analysis
  • Develop mitigation plans

Faculty Spotlight

Ashley Metcalf, Ph.D.

Director of Executive Education & Associate Professor of Operations Management

Ashley Metcalf has a background in chemical engineering with work experience in the management of high volume manufacturing at Kraft Foods and determining the manufacturability of next-generation products in R&D at Johnson & Johnson. Prior to her position at Ohio University, Metcalf's doctoral work included process improvement in healthcare, specifically examining cost-reduction and value-creation process changes in hospital respiratory care services.

Read more about Dr. Metcalf

Ashley Metcalf

Learn From Industry Experts

Instructors in the online Operations and Supply Chain Management Certificate have terminal degrees in their subject area and years of applied experience in operations consulting. In addition, the faculty members you work with in this program have all won awards from OHIO's College of Business for teaching or research.

As a student, you'll benefit from:

  • Personalized attention
  • Individualized mentorship and support
  • Industry-connected faculty to broaden your professional network

Sources

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Management Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
  2. Payscale.com. Average Inventory Manager Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Inventory_Manager/Salary.
  3. Payscale.com. Average Operations Analyst Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Operations_Analyst/Salary.
  4. Payscale.com. Average Operations Manager Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Operations_Manager/Salary.
  5. Payscale.com. Average Supply Chain Manager Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Supply_Chain_Manager/Salary.