This certificate is part of the Purchasing and Supply Chain Management AAAS and is designed to be a step towards a degree. By completing the Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Certificate of Proficiency, you will have completed the first 51 credits of a Purchasing and Supply Chain Management degree.
The demand for skilled and knowledgeable professionals in the field continues to grow in Puget Sound business organizations and government agencies. Potential positions include Buyers, Contract Specialists, Supply Chain Associates, Associate Buyers, Supply Managers, Contract Administrators, Supplier/Vendor Managers, Logistics and Transportation Specialists. Entry-level annual salaries typically range from $30,000 to $45,000. Middle level positions range from $45,000 to $80,000.
Potential employers include: Manufacturing and construction firms, retail stores, educational institutions, government agencies (federal, state, counties and cities), public utilities, wholesale, services and distribution firms.
Federal regulations require certain educational programs that qualify for a variety of federal student funding to comply with Gainful Employment rules.
(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)
US citizen, &
|Non-WA resident, US citizen
|12 credits (full-time)||$1,418.96||$2,393.98||$3,312.20||$1,579.76|
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online
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