About this Program

This certificate program is designed to help working supply chain professionals advance their careers by developing and enhancing their supply chain management and leadership/planning skills. The program consists of four graduate courses that expose students to supply chain management and logistics, transportation management, strategic sourcing and supply management, and distribution center management.

Program Highlights

  • ODU’s Maritime and Supply Chain Management programs provide continuing education that addresses the high demand for Supply Chain professionals in Hampton Roads and beyond

  • This unique graduate certificate program is designed to help working professionals develop and sharpen their skills and advance their careers. You will be exposed to current topics in: Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Strategic Procurement and Supply Management, Transportation Management, and Distribution Center Management

  • ODU is the only Hampton Roads university with a Graduate Supply Chain Certificate Management program, and the only U.S. university that offers Maritime and Supply Chain Management undergraduate and graduate programs. ODU works with organizations to offer students internships and co-op opportunities throughout Hampton Roads, the United States, and internationally

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Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is a midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Logistics Managers

$100,740 Median Salary

Plan, direct, or coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service, or planning services. Manage logistics personnel and logistics systems and direct daily operations.

Supply Chain Managers

$113,180 Median Salary

Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.

Transportation Managers

$100,740 Median Salary

Plan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.

Storage and Distribution Managers

$100,740 Median Salary

Plan, direct, or coordinate the storage or distribution operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that are engaged in storing or distributing materials or products.


What are the requirements to apply for Supply Chain Management at ODU?
Students entering the Certificate program in Supply Chain Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements Graduate Admission.


Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident
Cost Per-Credit $599
Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States
Cost Per-Credit $623
Cost Per-Credit $1,439

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid


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