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Supply Chain Management, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Saint Louis University's post-baccalaureate certificate in supply chain management at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business provides a comprehensive overview of an in-demand area of business and offers students an opportunity to learn the key processes that drive profitable business growth.

A certificate in supply chain management pairs well with a wide variety of business degrees and is a significant asset to current professionals looking to improve their technical understanding of the field. Students looking to further their education after completion of the certificate program of study have the option to pursue the Chaifetz School's M.S. in Supply Chain Management. The certificate consists of 12 credits of advanced graduate courses in supply chain management.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • Professional goal statement of fewer than 500 words

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis once all application materials are received. Application files are reviewed holistically (undergraduate performance, internship or professional experience and professional goal statement). The average time for admissions decisions is two weeks.

Requirements for International Students

Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents will also need to submit:

English Language Proficiency Scores: For non-native speakers of English, an official English Language test score report is also required and must be sent directly to the institution. Scores should be no more than two years old. This program requires a TOEFL score of 80 and an IELTS broadband of at least a 6.5, or a Duolingo score of 110.

  • The Graduate Programs Office reserves the right to evaluate an applicant's English based on an admissions interview and/or an English language test. Based on the results from either or both, applicants may be referred to INTO SLU for additional coursework. 

Official Academic Transcripts: An official transcript articulating both GPA and grades for all previous coursework is required and will be evaluated at the time of admission.

  • The Graduate Programs Office reserves the right to request an applicant submit a WES or ECE evaluation.

Documentation of Financial Support: After an admission decision has been made and scholarship consideration has been assessed, students will need to complete an addendum form outlining certification of financial support for one year of study (if a student visa is required) submitted with the necessary documentation. Documentation will include:

  • A letter (declaration) of financial support from the person(s) or sponsoring agency providing funds for your tuition and living expenses for the duration of your study at Saint Louis University.

  • A letter (certification) from the sponsor’s bank verifying that such funds currently are available and will be so for each subsequent year of your study at this University. The financial evidence must cover at least the amount of expenses needed for the first year of your study.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

For more information about student loans, please visit the student financial services office online at http://finaid.slu.edu.  

Accreditation 

The Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world’s largest business education alliance and accrediting body of business schools, ensuring continuous quality improvement in terms of curriculum, instructional resources, student selection, career placement and intellectual contributions and qualifications of the faculty. Fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide have achieved AACSB accreditation. 

Pre-requisite Course
OPM 5050
Introduction to Operations Management (OPM 5020 Applied Business Statistics or the equivalent is required before OPM 5050)
Required Courses
Select four of the following:12
OPM 6000
Forecasting and Demand Management
OPM 6050
Operations Management
OPM 6440
Supply Chain Sourcing & Strategy
OPM 6460
Logistics & Warehousing
OPM 6600
Supply Chain Analytics
Total Credits12

Continuation Standards

Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 in all graduate/professional courses.

For additional admission questions, please contact:

Graduate Business Admissions Team 314-977-3800 gradbiz@slu.edu 

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