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Supply Chain Management

 

 

supply chain management

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Logistics

·       Logistics & Supply Chain Management

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

This major is designed for students interested in handling logistics. This means students will learn about the movement and storage of materials, inventory and goods from point of origin to point of consumption.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Supply Chain Management, Global Procurement and Sourcing Strategies, Logistics and Transportation, Project Management, Demand Planning and Fulfillment, Information Systems, Global Trade, Purchasing

 

 

Concentrations/Options

·       Economic and Financial Systems

·       Operations Research

·       Quality and Statistics

·       Regulated Industries

·       Supply Chain Engineering

·       System Engineering

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Commodity Procurement/Merchandiser

·       Dispatcher

·       Fleet Manager

·       Inventory/Stock Specialist

·       Logistics/Supply Chain Manager

·       Packaging Engineer

·       Port Terminal Manager

·       Process/Continuous Improvement Manager

·       Procurement Specialist

·       Produce Buyer

·       Shipping Coordinator

·       Supply Chain Manager

·       Truck Driver

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications available

·       Commercial Driver’s License

·       Internship or work experience related to supply chain or logistics