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APICS Education Opportunities for Members of the Military    

Military Benefit Extension Program

Did you know, members called to serve in the military may request a free, six-month extension of benefits? Click to learn more about this membership extension.

Certification preparation and testing through DANTES
Now available: APICS certification exam testing through the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) agency.

APICS is a recognized provider of education and certification to military personnel through DANTES, an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, to provide certification opportunities to U.S. Military Personnel.

Where can you take APICS certification exams?
APICS CPIM and CSCP exams are offered at more than 100 military bases around the world, including bases in Hawaii. Learn more.

Fee reimbursement through the G.I. Bill program
APICS exams qualify for test fees reimbursement by the Department of Veterans Affairs under the new licensing and certification benefit of the G.I. Bill. Learn more about this benefit or call 1-888-442-4551.

General Services Administration (GSA) Program

Discounted educational opportunities through the General Services Administration (GSA) program
APICS GSA program offers government and military professionals supply chain and operations management education at a discounted rate through results-oriented on-site training programs and educational materials.

These programs are cost-effective, convenient, and can be customized to address the specific challenges faced by your organization.

APICS On-Site Training Programs
The following describes the programs and courses offered for the APICS GSA program.  Classes ca

APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
5 courses, 3-day program per course

These courses provide training on optimizing inventory investment, delivering Just-in-Time products and services, streamlining operations through accurate forecasting, setting and achieving goals, managing all aspects of the supply chain, and maximizing return on investment for systems and technologies.

APICS CPIM courses:

  • Basics of Supply Chain Management
  • Master Planning of Resources
  • Detailed Scheduling and Planning
  • Execution and Control of Operations
  • Strategic Management of Resources

Discounted Rates:

Participants Total Cost
1-10 $7,480
11-15 $8,624
16-20 $10,472
21-25 $12,320

APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
1 course, 6-day program per course

The course provides an understanding of the core concepts of supply chain management, planning and logistics, and a variety of analytical tools and techniques that can be implemented in everyday working processes to improve efficiencies, solve logistical problems, and identify opportunities.


  • APICS CSCP Learning Systems are not included in the instruction fee and must be purchased separately in advance of the course.
  • The APICS CSCP Learning System includes the APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual in the online area.
  • APICS recommends that APICS CSCP be delivered in two, 3-day sessions.

Discounted Rates:

Participants Total Cost
1-20 $10,560

APICS CSCP Eligibility Requirements
The APICS CSCP exam is available to individuals who have relevant work experience and education. Eligibility criteria include:

  • Bachelor's degree, plus two years of related business experience.
  • APICS CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, or C.P.M. designation plus two years of related business experience.
  • Five years of related business experience.
  • Individuals must submit an application documenting their eligibility and receive approval to take the APICS CSCP exam.

Fundamentals of Materials and Operations Management
5 courses, 5-day program per course

Fundamentals introduces essential manufacturing terminology, skills, and principles for more effective planning, inventory control, material requirements planning, and strategic decision making.

Fundamentals courses:

  • Principles of Inventory Control
  • Principles of Operations Planning
  • Fundamentals of Manufacturing Control
  • Fundamentals of Operations Management
  • Fundamentals of Materials Handling and Warehousing

Discounted Rates:

Participants Total Cost
1-10 $10,846
11-15 $11,999
16-20 $13,876
21-25 $15,737

Instructor travel and accommodation expenses
Client shall pay for APICS instructor's travel and accommodation expenses. These expenses will be billed after instruction.

Optional instruction fees
$1,500 per day for additional training days over the 3, 5, or 6-day program schedule as outlined above.

Shipping, handling, and expiration
Shipping and handling fees for all materials shipped within the continental United States will be FOB destination.

In addition to on-site training, APICS offers a wide range of products that can be purchased at a significant discount through the APICS GSA program. Please contact with any questions.