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Certificate in Purchasing

Program Details

California State University in Dominguez Hills offers the online Certificate in Purchasing. This certificate is ideal for those who are looking to gain a broad education in the principles of purchasing and procurement management. Those already in the field of procurement, as well as those anticipating a career change will benefit from this practical training taught by leading professionals currently employed in Purchasing.

This certificate covers the following topics:

  • legal and regulatory considerations
  • public sector procurement
  • total quality procurement
  • cost-price analysis
  • standardization
  • ethical issues


  • No application is required for entering the certificate program. To earn the certificate, you must complete the five courses offered achieving an over-all grade point average of 2.5 or better.

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission