Supply chain and logistics professionals who want to boost their knowledge and skills have many learning opportunities available – online educational opportunities that allow them to keep working while advancing their careers. Programs range from academic institutions offering accredited programs and executive education certificates to educational conferences and industry certification programs provided by professional organizations.

Whether your employer chips in from a professional development budget, or you foot the bill yourself, these online programs are an ideal way to add to your professional credentials and invest in your career.

Here is just a small sampling of the colleges and universities offering online degree programs and executive education certificates:

MIT Supply Chain Management (SCM) Program MicroMasters

Perhaps the most innovative and intriguing path to an advanced supply chain management education is MIT’s new MicroMaster’s certification program offering graduate-level online courses from MIT’s top-ranked Supply Chain Management (SCM) program. As the name suggests, the MicoMasters program offers graduate-level instruction from a world class university, but in a more focused, shorter, and significantly less costly package. Successful participants have the opportunity to continue in the full SCM program.

Michigan State University Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Florida Tech Logistics Management Master’s Degree

Colorado Technical University – Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Penn State – Online Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management

Rutgers Business School – Master of Science (M.S.) in Supply Chain Management

Capella University – Global Operations and Supply Chain Management (ACBSP-accredited)

University of Denver – Intermodal Transportation and Logistics

University of Nebraska, Lincoln – Supply Chain Management Specialization, M.B.A. or Certificate

SUNY Maritime College – M.S. in International Transportation Management

University of Southern Mississippi – Logistics, Trade and Transportation

University of Michigan, Dearborn – Masters Supply Chain Management

University of Wisconsin, Platteville – Integrated Supply Chain Management

Ashford University – MBA/Supply Chain Management

Walden University – Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) – Global Supply Chain Management

Here are a four industry associations offering certifications in logistics and supply chain management:

APICS offers these Logistics Credential Programs:

Institute of Supply Management (ISM) offers these Logistics Credential Programs:

International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) offers educational programs to members. Current offerings include:

Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) offers a variety of individual courses and a professional certification program. Current offerings include: