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Supply Chain Education and Research at Smeal

Move forward in your supply chain career by connecting to the Penn State Smeal College of Business for degree and non-degree programs and research-driven insight. Ranked No. 1 in supply chain education by Gartner, Inc. and among the top three for best undergraduate and graduate supply chain business programs by US News and World Report, Smeal offers innovative curricula and world-renowned faculty expertise designed to enhance your understanding of today's complex supply chains.

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Penn State Executive Programs

Penn State Executive Programs works with organizations and leaders from around the world to help shape supply chain strategies and practices that fuel competitive advantage and business success. We link fresh insights and practical knowledge to deliver measurable results through non-degree open enrollment programs. We collaborate with your team to develop customized learning engagements that reflect the organization’s unique competitive challenges, strategic objectives, and performance requirements.

Online Graduate Programs in Supply Chain Management

Smeal offers two online programs designed to meet the needs of working professionals around the world: the Master of Professional Studies in Supply Chain Management and the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management. Offered in partnership with Penn State World Campus, our master and certificate programs help you develop practical and immediately applicable supply chain knowledge to advance your career.

Penn State Smeal MBA Programs

Our internationally ranked MBA Program spans two years on the University Park campus and is designed to arm you with both functional expertise and broad business perspective. The program features a number of concentration options, including supply chain management, where students will build expertise in sourcing, procurement, conversion and logistics management, and collaboration with channel partners.

The Penn State online MBA, led by the Smeal College of Business, is another option for those looking for an educational experience designed to fit a busy lifestyle and career goals while delivering a world-class education. In addition to a focus on business strategies, collaborative teamwork, strategic leadership, and a curriculum that integrates all functional areas of business, the program offers several concentration opportunities, including supply chain management.

Center for Supply Chain Research

The Center for Supply Chain Research (CSCR) at Smeal not only serves as a resource for knowledge creation within the college, it aligns higher education with leading organizations to address pressing issues facing the supply chain industry. CSCR is active in many facets of supply chain management, supporting a mission to provide the profession the very best of research, executive education, symposia, and talent development.