Supply Chain Management for the Medical & Health Sector Certificate

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Build an SCM Skill Set for the Medical Industry

Learn to analyze industrial resources and manage complex logistics with the Supply Chain Management for Medical & Health Sector Graduate Certificate from the Carlson School of Management. This program was created to deliver the specialized knowledge and fundamental skills required for SCM careers in the medical device and healthcare delivery sectors. Explore essential topics like strategic sourcing, technology management, and process improvement in a flexible course format ideal for working professionals.

Associated Degree

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Format
In-person/classroom
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Duration
12-24 months
work experience
Work experience
No minimum requirement
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Start date
January, June, September

SCM Certificate Program Courses

Carlson designed the Supply Chain Management for Medical & Health Sector Certificate to feature a customizable curriculum with electives built into the program plan. Core courses provide operations and supply chain management knowledge to prepare you for complex challenges and opportunities specific to medical device and healthcare delivery. Students in this program complete five to six courses, depending on chosen electives, and 13 total credits.

  • MBA 6221: Supply Chain and Operations - 3 Credits
  • SCO 6094: Responsible Supply Chain Management  - 2 Credits
  • SCO 6096: Supply Chain Management in the Healthcare and Medical Devices Sector - 2 Credits

Certificate candidates will take MBA 6221 in their first semester.

  • SCO 6041: Project Management - 2 Credits
  • SCO 6045: Strategic Sourcing - 2 Credits
  • SCO 6048: Logistics and Transportation - 2 Credits
  • SCO 6072: Managing Technologies in the Supply Chain - 2 Credits
  • SCO 6091: Process Improvement Methods - 2 Credits
  • SCO 6098: Operations Excellence via Lean Thinking - 2 Credits
  • SCO 6191: Big Data Analytics in Supply Chains - 2 Credits
  • SCO 6192: Supply Chain Finance - 2 Credits
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Advance Your Career in the Supply Chain Management Field

Whether you currently work in supply chain management and want to pursue roles in the healthcare sector or you're ready to begin a career in this growing field, the skills you gain in our certificate program can help you excel. SCM experts are in high demand, with 18% job growth project for logisticians through 2032.

  • $88,337 Median salary for supply chain managers2
  • $77,520 Median salary for logisticians1
  • $72,361 Median salary for operations managers3

Why Earn a Medical SCM Certificate?

Our graduate certificates allow you to take master's-level courses and gain specialized skills through training in a targeted area. You can upskill quickly and earn a valuable credential in as little as one year. Throughout your program, you will grow your network by learning alongside fellow professionals in classes led by business experts. Plus, the certificate credits you earn can be applied toward Carlson's Part-Time MBA, Online MBA, or Master of Science in Supply Chain Management programs.*

Tuition Details

Carlson graduate certificates provide the advanced knowledge and hands-on experience you need for professional development and long-term career growth. This program consists of 13 credits, and tuition is $1,720 per credit hour.

Admissions Details and Application Deadlines

The Carlson School of Management offers a streamlined online application for our certificate programs. There is no minimum GPA or GRE/GMAT requirement. Our application fee is $75, with a waiver available for active-duty U.S. military service members. You can explore other requirements below.

Admissions Requirements Overview

The following materials are required to apply to the Supply Chain Management for the Medical & Health Sector Certificate program:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Completed application
  • Unofficial transcripts from all universities/colleges where coursework has been completed
  • Two professional references/recommendations
  • Personal statement
  • Current resume
  • Optional written essay

Application Deadlines

Rounds

Spring 

(January Start)

Summer

(June Start)

Fall 

(September Start)

Round 1:October 15February 15May 15
Round 2:November 15March 15June 15
Round 3:December 15April 15July 15

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FAQ

Find answers to common questions about the Carlson School of Management's Medical and Health SCM Graduate Certificate below.

The first step is to start your application.

We don't require work experience for admission. Contact us to learn more about our admissions policy.

Earning a certificate in medical and health sector supply chain management allows you to upskill quickly in targeted areas that can enhance your career. Possible career paths include medical supply chain manager, operations manager, and logistician.

Tuition is $1,720 per credit hour. You'll complete 13 credits for a total tuition cost of $22,360. You can contact us to learn more about tuition and fees.

Most students complete this certificate program in 12–24 months.

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Sources and Disclaimer

  1. Payscale.com. Average Supply Chain Manager Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Supply_Chain_Manager/Salary.
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Logisticians. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/logisticians.htm.
  3. Payscale.com. Average Operations Manager Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Operations_Manager/Salary.

*Part-Time or Online MBA. All 13 certificate credits may be applied to the Part-Time or Online MBA programs. Up to 10 SCM certificate credits may be applied to the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program. Courses counted for credit include SCO 6096, SCO 6094, SCO 6045, SCO 6048, SCO 6072, SCO 6098, SCO 6191, and SCO 6192.