SAP Graduate Programs: Certificates and Degrees

Certificate programs covering SAP (Systems, Applications and Products) software are intended for business students who are interested in learning the business-enhancing aspects of the software. Read on for program information, typical classes and certification options. Schools offering Application Development degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

What SAP Graduate Training Is Available?

SAP is a German company that creates software and programs for businesses. These software programs are designed to improve the efficiency of all types of businesses. The SAP company provides certification in a number of their programs, proving you know how to install, use and maintain the software. Colleges offer SAP certificate programs which teach you the skills to use the programs and sit for certification exams.

Some certificate programs accompany a business degree, such as a Master of Business Administration (MBA). The SAP company also offers a SAP corporate master's program with three separate tracks; business administration, business engineering or science. This program is called the SAP University Alliances, and it's offered in conjunction with various colleges and universities. Such programs require a minimum of three courses to be completed. Many of the courses also revolve around the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software skills. Many programs are offered via the Internet, including a 2- or 3-day training session for SAP Business Suite 7.0.

Degree TypesGraduate certificate, Master of Business Administration, SAP corporate master program
Course TopicsSupply chain management, customer relations, enterprise programming, market managing
CertificationExams given through SAP or SAP University Alliances
Job Outlook (2016-2026)* 9% (for computer systems analysts)
Median Salary (2018)* $88,740 (for computer systems analysts)

Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

What Will I Learn?

Some of the certificate programs available explore a few of the SAP software programs. These may include SAP PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) Solution, SAP CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Solution, SAP Business Suite 7.0, SAP TERP 10 or SAP ERP. These programs teach you about customer relations, supply chain management, e-business, enterprise programming and market managing.

How Do I Earn Certification?

To become certified, you must choose a training program that has prepared you well for the SAP certification. Many programs work with the SAP University Alliances. These programs guarantee that your teacher has been certified, that SAP supports the curriculum and that you'll learn the most recent version available.

SAP also offers training sessions for businesses. You can set up an account to view the status of your exam and search for jobs, once certified. The website provides examination info for each of the certification exams, such as useful coursework and quick guides with sample test questions. After completion of the program and passing of the exam, you'll be a Certified Application Professional.

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