Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Advanced Certificate



Program Code: 0738

Program Requirements

Required Program Core
ENGLISH 101Composition3
Any General Education Mathematics3
CIS 120Introduction to Computer Applications3
SCML 150Intro To Transportation Administration3
SCML 152Intro To Business Logistics3
SCML 154Customer Service Operations3
SCML 155Warehouse Management3
SCML 158Purchasing3
SCML 159Inventory Management3
SCML 160Operations Management3
Total Hours30


This is an example course sequence for students interested in Supply Chain Management & Logistics. It does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If this pathway is followed as outlined, you will earn a Basic Certificate (BC) and an Advanced Certificate (AC) in Supply Chain Management & Logistics.

The Advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management & Logistics provides students with a direct experience working in a logistics environment, building skills critical to success including: operations/business development, receiving, shipping, and case analysis. The program prepares students for working in roles as production, planning, and expediting clerks.

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Hours
SCML 150 Intro To Transportation Administration 3
SCML 152 Intro To Business Logistics 3
SCML 154 Customer Service Operations 3
SCML 155 Warehouse Management 3
SCML 158 Purchasing 3
Semester 2
ENGLISH 101 Composition 3
MATH 118 General Education Math 4
CIS 120 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
SCML 159 Inventory Management 3
SCML 160 Operations Management 3
 Total Hours31

Choose your courses with your College Advisor.


This program can prepare students for the jobs listed below. Click on each one to learn more, including average earnings, annual job openings, and how much education people in that field have. For additional guidance and resources on career options, current City Colleges students and alumni can contact the Career Services Office.

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Job Description

Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Lightcast earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$37,343
Median 50th Percentile$55,521
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$88,311

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$18
Median 50th Percentile$27
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$42

Annual Job Openings

449 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less56.23%
A certificate9.40%
Some college21.17%
An Associate degree13.21%
A Bachelor's degree0.00%
A Master's or Professional degree0.00%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

0.00% continue their education beyond an associate degree