EAST LANSING — The nation’s No. 1-rated supply chain management undergraduate program at Michigan State University has added certificate programs in logistics, operations, procurement or integrated supply chain management, plus an advanced master certificate in integrated supply chain management.

MSU says the options allow students to customize their experience and curriculum to best suit their job duties and career aspirations.

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To learn more about Michigan State’s online certificate programs in supply chain management, visit www.MichiganStateUniversityOnline.com. Open enrollment starts April 2012, with classes beginning June 2012.

All courses are taught through the Broad College of Business, one of the world’s top educators of supply chain management professionals, and named among the top 20 U.S. business schools by both Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek.

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At the heart of the MSU curriculum is a unique integrated model that coordinates all facets of the supply chain — both within a company and across its supply chain partners — with the ultimate goal of satisfying and providing successful end solutions for the customer.

Students will receive instruction through state-of-the-art online technology powered by University Alliance. This online classroom features streaming video lectures with convenient 24/7 access, as well as a variety of interactive tools that connect instructors and participants, including discussion boards, live chat rooms and email.

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“Students will greatly benefit from our integrated view of supply chain procurement, operations and logistics management,” said David Frayer, executive development programs director at the Broad College of Business. “MSU’s integrated approach will help them to implement the best supply chain design for their organization, sustaining its operations long-term.”