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Certifications & Credentials

APICS is the global leader in supply chain certification.

Transform Your Tomorrow with APICS Supply Chain Certifications

Get the necessary know-how to push your supply chains further through our comprehensive APICS training programs and certifications.


Salary Increase

APICS-certified individuals earn up to 25% more than their non-certified peers. ASCM members on average have a higher pass rate for APICS certification exams than nonmembers.

* Based on the 2022 ASCM Salary Survey


Higher Salary

APICS-certified individuals report salaries 18% higher than those with other certifications.

* Based on the 2022 ASCM Salary Survey


Certified Professionals

Achieving your APICS Certification means you’re a part of our global network of over 125,000 certified supply chain professionals.

How It Works: Earning Your APICS Credentials

Select Credential.

Select the APICS credential that is right for you. APICS offers a variety of certifications for different needs, so you’re sure to find one that meets your professional goals. If you’re unsure which program is right for you, compare the differences of each using our Certification Selector tool.

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Choose Your Learning Option.

All certification prep starts with the APICS Learning Systems. We offer different study options to help you find the right study method for your schedule and learning style. Choose between Self-Study, Instructor-Led, Instructor-Supported or see if your company offers group training. You can purchase Learning System materials independently or with your exam purchase. Get significant savings when you become an ASCM member with certification upgrade.

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Prepare for, Purchase and Pass the Exam.

On average, we recommend 100 hours of study time to pass each exam, but you may need more or less study time. Purchase and schedule your exam so you can plan accordingly. Candidates who test within three months of their studies are more likely to pass their exam.

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Display Your New Credential with Pride.

Use your credential letters at the end of your name on your resume, LinkedIn profile, and business cards.

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Customized to Your Learning Style



Get the ultimate flexibility with our Self-Study option. Self-Study Learning Systems combine printed books with an online interactive platform that includes learning activities, quizzes, flashcards, and downloadable content so you can study anywhere. Self-study is ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. Train your team: Save when you purchase two or more learning systems.

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Learn from an APICS-recognized instructor in a class of your peers. Choose from our network of over 300 APICS channel partners that offer in-person and online classes worldwide, all based on the APICS Learning System. The Instructor-Led option features the same online Learning System tools that are in the Self-Study option.

Find an Instructor-Led class near you


For those who can’t attend classes at a set time, but want instructor support, we offer instructor-supported online classes through Fox Valley Technical College. You will be assigned one instructor for the 12-week course, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete the weekly assignments on your own schedule.

Learn more about Instructor-Supported online classes at Fox Valley Technical College.


When your organization partners with ASCM, we’ll help you organize small or large groups of self-study or instructor-led classes at your facility or virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting helps track your progress to help you get the most out of your training investment.

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Bundle and Save

All APICS certifications are available in a bundle that includes Learning Systems and exams at significant savings. Nonmembers purchasing the bundle will get a year of ASCM membership as part of their purchase. ASCM members with certification upgrade add-on can purchase the bundle at a reduced price. Members without the certification upgrade can add it on at any time by visiting My Account.

Learn more about the CLTD bundle, CPIM bundle, CSCP bundle, and CTSC Bundle.

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