Online Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Safety & Security

Ensure the safe, uninterrupted operation of supply chains around the globe

Global supply chains have faced tough times since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, with challenges continuing into 2023. These issues have created a heightened demand for highly skilled supply chain safety and security professionals. At Eastern Kentucky University, you can earn your graduate certificate in Supply Chain Safety & Security in as little as one year, preparing you to tackle supply chain issues for your company.

Our Supply Chain Safety & Security certificate provides you with a deep understanding of the globally recognized Supply Chain Operating Reference (SCOR) model and the advanced knowledge to:

  • Fully understand the interdependencies of supply chain functions
  • Evaluate how globalization is affecting the size, scope and complexity of supply chains and their security
  • Analyze ways of mitigating supply chain risk
  • Develop resiliency plans
  • Compare methods to quantify risk to supply chains

Rankings and Accreditation

Ranked among the “Top Public Schools” by U.S. News & World Report for 2022 – 2023

Ranked among the “Best Value Schools” by U.S. News & World Report for 2022

Ranked in the top 25 for “Best Colleges for Veterans” by U.S. News & World Report for 2022

What can you do with an online Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Safety & Security?

Our Supply Chain Safety & Security Certificate prepares you to assess the needs of different organizations, help maintain global shipping processes and develop new workflows that can improve standards and mitigate risks associated with delivery services. You’ll also become well-versed in identifying and dealing with a variety of security threats including fraud, terrorism, disgruntled employees and more.

Online Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Safety & Security Courses

SSE 856 Global Supply Chain Operations, Analytics and Security 3 Credits

Supply chains are increasing in size, scope and complexity. Understanding and evaluating supply chain management through the lenses of global security and risk assessment is essential. Course topics include supply chain safety, vulnerability, security and logistics.

HLS 820 Security Intelligence 3 Credits

Principles of security intelligence and its application to private sector security, risk and resilience efforts as well as operational models to safeguard physical, cyber and human assets and to enable informed decision-making.

SSE 834 Corporate Compliance 3 Credits

The assessment, analysis and development of safety, emergency management, security and environmental compliance programs. This course will address the regulatory requirements and best business practices for each of the compliance areas.

SSE 857 Global Supply Chain Risk & Resilience 3 Credits

Understanding, assessing and evaluating the fundamentals of risk and resiliency are essential to ensuring a secure, dependable global supply chain. This course explores how lean inventory strategies, centralized distribution, logistics and offshore production impact the safety of global supply chains. Topics include risk assessment, resiliency planning, modeling and mitigation strategies.