Dec 06, 2023  
Catalog 2023-2024 
Catalog 2023-2024

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

Location(s): Online

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Program Description

This program prepares students for entry level management positions in Supply Chain Management.  The work consists of directing or coordinating production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. It also includes examining existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs as well as directing the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.  Career opportunities include supply chain technician, planning manager, and supply chain director.

This program helps prepare for the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) exam. Translate the connection between the areas of planning, sourcing, manufacturing, and delivering into an integrated supply chain. After completing the courses, you will have a firm understanding of mitigation strategies, operationalize risk management practices, and implementation cost reduction measures.

Since this course is delivered completely online, students will need to have the self-discipline to complete all required material on their own. A course instructor will be available to assist students with questions and to lead online activities during the course of the class.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, overall employment of supply chain managers is projected to grow 15% from 2020 to 2030 in Maryland.  Projected annual job openings in Maryland are 270.  Additional career information may be found in Career Coach: 

Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:​

1.  explore purchasing management, supplier relationships, sourcing, forecasting, and inventory management;

2.  explore process management, logistics, customer relationships management, supply chain process integration, and performance measures; and

3.  prepare to pass the Certified Supply Chain Professional exam.

Program Credentials

Students will receive a Continuing Education Workforce Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

The Certified Supply Chain Professional courses will provide you with the requirements and resources needed to sit for the CSCP Exam with the Association For Supply Chaim Management (ASCM).  ASCM maintains further requirements for exam eligibility for completing the APICS CSCP exam.  Eligibility requirements and exam application are located at


CCBC Pathway

Business Pathway - Pathways are designed to help you meet your academic and career goals by aligning related courses and programs.  Pathway students participate in a variety of activities that help explore career opportunities in their field of study.  You can meet with a CCBC advisor who help align — or realign — your educational plan with the Pathway that best supports you and your goals.

Financial Aid and Payment Options

We offer financial aid by packaging public and private funding options to those who qualify, in select Continuing Education courses and programs. Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development.

Program Length

Approximately 120 hours / 6 months to complete

Program Requirements

Computer requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later / Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.​

This program is not eligible for Baltimore County Public Schools Blueprint funding

Application Process

To apply, go to and complete the CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate program application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.​

Provisional Entry –  Prospective participants are required to attend an information and pre-screening  session and provide occupational documentation.  Students must have permission from the Coordinator before registering for this class.  There are steps in addition to the program to sit for the CSCP exam.  

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Program Course Sequence

​Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours


Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)




VOA 791

Certified Supply Chain Professional- Part 1


Included in class fees



VOA 792

Certified Supply Chain Professional- Part 2


Same as VOA 791



Course Series Totals:



Included in class fees



Additional Information

Additional Expenses:
Additional fees and documentation are required to register and sit for the CSCP exam.  Information is available as​

Career Coach

Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at  Explore career and training opportunities at

Contact Information

Director:   Kipp Snow | | 443-840-3034 | Dundalk | STAT 114

Administrative Assistant: TBA

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