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Purchasing & Supply Management Certificate

Program Details

The online Purchasing & Supply Management Certificate program from Cuyahoga Community College District is designed for students who already have an associate or bachelor's degree and desire the theoretical background needed to function in today's dynamic supply environment. Students who complete this program possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • ​Communicate effectively both independently and in teams, using oral, written, or non-verbal techniques, in the gathering and presentation of information
  • ​Analyze business operations using general math skills
  • ​Identify and understand basic theories, principles and practices, and terminology related to each functional area of business
  • Apply knowledge in the decision-making and problem-solving process
  • Interpret and explain the importance of diversity in the global workplace
  • ​Identify the foundations and importance of ethics and social responsibility, and how business integrates this into their ongoing operations
  • ​Explain the basic concepts, processes, and practices within the purchasing and supply chain field


This certificate program requires 35-36 credit hours for completion.

  • Official high school transcript with graduation date or GED scores
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission