Supply Chain Management Certificate

The Supply Chain Management Certificate demonstrates your proficiency in pharmacy-related purchasing and inventory management.

Demonstrate Your Advanced Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


After earning this certificate, you will show your expertise in:

  • Integrating materials, information, and finances with basic supply chain management
  • Maintaining stock, minimizing waste, and ensuring availability with inventory control
  • Negotiating, evaluating, and managing with purchasing skills and best practices
  • Anticipating, preventing, and mitigating drug shortages
  • Defining supply chain terms and concepts

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must be an active CPhT (through either NHA or PTCB) and meet one of the following eligibility requirements to sit for this exam:

      Option 1. Completion of a BPTS-Recognized Training Program for Supply Chain Management, OR

      Option 2. A minimum of 1 year or 1,000 hours of supervised pharmacy experience related to purchasing, inventory management and/or supply chain logistics.

Recognized Training Programs

The following are BPTS-Recognized training programs for the Supply Chain Management Certificate Exam:

Additional training programs will be added upon recognition.
*Training providers interested in submitting a program for recognition – click here.

Exam Fee

The exam fee for the Supply Chain Management Certificate is $49.
This fee includes one complimentary retake, if required.

How to Apply

To apply for the Supply Chain Management Certificate Exam – click here or check out our special launch bundles with courses + exams – here.

Exam Details

The Supply Chain Management Certificate Exam is a computer-based exam comprised of 60 multiple choice questions.
Candidates will have 90 minutes to complete the exam and survey.

The exam can be taken at your preferred location, such as at home, and is available online, 24/7.

As a part of the registration process, you will have the opportunity to indicate your need for ADA exam accommodations.
After registration is completed, you will receive an email with instructions on how to complete and submit your request for accommodations.

Taking Your Exam

This assessment-based certificate exam will be available in March 2022, but we are now accepting online applications.

Instructions will be sent to candidates after applications are reviewed and approved.

Earning Your Certificate & Badge

After passing the exam, you will receive a digital badge and certificate through Credly. This will allow you to print a copy of your certificate and display your digital badge on your resume, your social accounts (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter) or even as part of your email signature.


The Supply Chain Management Certificate does not require renewal.