Supply Chain Management Certificate FAQs

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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the California State University System?

The Donohoe Higher Education Act established the California State University system in the early 1960’s. It currently consists of 23 campuses from Humboldt in the north to San Diego in the south. Current enrollment for all CSU campuses exceeds 350,000 full/part-time students with a faculty of more than 18,000.

What exactly is the Supply Chain Management Certificate Program?

For over 30 years CSUDH has offered professional certificates and other training for adults desiring to obtain a comprehensive education in the field of Production and Inventory Control. All instructors are leading CPIM professionals who love to teach and are very good at what they do – both on the job and in the classroom. CSUDH takes great pride in the development of dynamic, successful and industry respected programs delivered on-site at local companies and via the World Wide Web. CSUDH has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the Top Cyber Universities.

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Is CSUDH accredited?

Yes! CSUDH is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the western member of a nationwide network of educational accrediting bodies. This applies to the Internet classes as well.

Are the credits earned degree applicable?

Yes! Each course in the program grants 3 semester units of upper division degree applicable credit accepted by most universities and colleges. Determination regarding acceptance of transfer credit is at the discretion of each individual college or university.

Are there employment opportunities in the field?

Definitely! CSUDH certificate holders have found excellent employment in aerospace, electronics, military, hospitals, retail, and warehouse supervision.

Is financial aid available?

No, financial aid isn’t available through CSUDH. Many companies, however, have excellenttuition reimbursement programs and we can arrange to invoice your company. Contact Christina Baltazar at cbaltazar@csudh.edu at (310) 243-3741 for further information.

Veterans may receive benefits to cover this program. Contact the CSUDH EE Military liaison at ceemilitary@csudh.edu at (310) 243-2189 for further information. For more information just click on the "Financial Aid“ link at the top of the screen.

When are the courses offered?

Courses are offered 3 times a year; however, not all courses are offered every trimester. Courses start in January, April and September. Each course is 13 weeks in length. You must take the Foundation Course (PIX 319) first. There is a three (3) year time limit from the time you enroll in the first course to complete the courses and earn the certificate.

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