Supply Chain Managers
Education & Credentials
Education level requirements
A Bachelor's degree is common.
Most supply chain managers earn at least a bachelor's degree, often in business, supply chain management, or another related field, in order to prepare for their careers. Relevant programs are offered at many four-year colleges and universities. Some employers may prefer or require a post-graduate degree.
Relevant degrees and knowledge areas
To work as a supply chain manager, you must:
- have a bachelor's degree
- have related work experience
- have strong business knowledge
- have good communication skills
Related programs (current training programs available)
- Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism.
- Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
- Information Technology Project Management.
- Library Science/Librarianship
- Archives/Archival Administration.
- Golf Course Operation and Grounds Management.
- Psychology, General
- Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
- Comparative Psychology
- Personality Psychology
- Social Psychology
- Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
- Clinical Psychology
- Counseling Psychology
- Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- School Psychology
- Educational Psychology
- Clinical Child Psychology
- Environmental Psychology
- Health/Medical Psychology
- Family Psychology
- Forensic Psychology
- Applied Psychology.
- Applied Behavior Analysis.
- Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
- Psychology, Other
- Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
- Law Enforcement Record-Keeping and Evidence Management.
- Fire Services Administration
- Homeland Security.
- Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
- Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations.
- Public Administration
- Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
- Social Sciences, General
- Physical and Biological Anthropology.
- Medical Anthropology.
- Cultural Anthropology.
- Anthropology, Other
- Economics, General
- Applied Economics
- Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
- Development Economics and International Development
- International Economics
- Economics, Other
- Geography, Other
- International Relations and Affairs
- Political Science and Government, General
- American Government and Politics (United States)
- Canadian Government and Politics
- Political Economy.
- Political Science and Government, Other
- Urban Studies/Affairs
- Sociology and Anthropology.
- Social Sciences, Other
- Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General.
- Arts Management
- Theatre/Theatre Arts Management.
- Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other.
- Clinical Research Coordinator.
- Business/Commerce, General
- Business Administration and Management, General
- Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
- Research and Development Management.
- Project Management.
- Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
- Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
- Franchising and Franchise Operations
- Small Business Administration/Management
- Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
- Tourism and Travel Services Management
- Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
- Telecommunications Management.
- Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, Other
- History, General
- American History (United States)
- European History
- History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
- Asian History
- Canadian History
- Military History.
- History, Other
Certifications are examinations that test or enhance your knowledge, experience, or skills in an occupation or profession.
While there are no standard certification requirements for supply chain managers, some employers may prefer candidates with expertise in specific business management strategies, such as Six Sigma.
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No State of Minnesota license requirements are found for this career.