Supply Chain Management Technician

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2019
Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Diana Baran: 313-317-1583,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-326

Program Description


Presents practical skills and knowledge for front line workers who are interested in entering the field of logistics and supply chain management. Introduces the basic business functions and their relations to the field of supply chain management, logistics, transportation and warehouse management. Provides fundamental reading, writing, mathematics, computer, and spreadsheets skills.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Develop a working knowledge necessary to become a 21st century front line worker in supply chain management and logistics.
  2. Pass two supply chain logistic assessments from a nationally recognized organization issued by the Manufactures Skill Standards Council (MSSC); Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) and the Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) certifications.
  3. Demonstrate a working knowledge and basic skills specifically in the areas of logistics, transportation, and warehouse management.
  4. Exhibit proper communication, computer, and mathematics skills necessary for an entry-level position in supply chain management.
Career Opportunities
  • Customer Service Manager
  • International Logistics Manager
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Services Salesperson
  • Logistics Software Manager
  • Materials Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Systems Support Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Vendor Managed Inventory Coordinator
  • Warehouse Operations Manager

Occupational Exposure/Risk

Varies by career in SCM. Operations, transportation, and warehouse management could have slightly greater physical risk than other positions within a firm.

Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours
Gainful Employment Disclosure

This program is designed to be completed in 48 weeks.

This program will cost $7,094 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical debt upon graduation is not available.

The State of Michigan does not have licensure requirements for this profession.

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