Supply Chain Education and Research at Smeal

Information on supply chain degree and non-degree programs offered by the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

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 with practical knowledge to deliver measurable results through non-degree open enrollment programs that yield professional certificates. 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

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.

Business Analytics

Explore the full spectrum of analytics methods (descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive) to meet your organization's business objectives and leverage competitive advantage. The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics also meets the requirements of the Business Analytics Option within the Master of Professional Studies in Data Analytics

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™

Partnerships between academic and industry have become especially relevant and poised to address many of today's business challenges. For almost three decades, the Center for Supply Chain Research™ has successfully built a community of researchers and leading organizations in both the private and public sectors to further the supply chain discipline and provide the very best in research, executive education, symposia, and talent development.