Offered by the highly ranked Department of Supply Chain Management within ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business, the 100% online business degree in supply chain management covers every aspect of integrated supply chain management. Graduates emerge with requisite preparation for careers in purchasing, logistics, operations, and beyond.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Class number may be less for transfer students.
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

What is a supply chain management major?

From coordinating the manufacture and transport of raw materials to ensuring products are on shelves for consumer purchase, the online supply chain management degree provides you with insight into the entire supply chain. You’ll quickly find out which areas of supply chain management excite you most, while acquiring the skills and knowledge needed for efficient and effective supply chain management.

Program curriculum teaches the ins and outs of integrated supply chain management, with an emphasis on execution systems, logistics, negotiations, operations, planning, procurement, and strategy development. Students can expect to learn from leading supply chain faculty members, all dedicated to readying graduates for exciting careers with global potential.

Program and University Achievements:

The Department of Supply Chain Management is one of the top-ranked supply chain departments in the nation. Currently, W. P. Carey is ranked No. 3 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for graduate programs and No. 2 for undergraduate programs. Additionally, ASU is ranked:

  • #1 public university chosen by international students
  • #1 in the U.S. for innovation
  • #4 in the U.S. for online undergraduate degree programs
  • Top 10 university for employability
  • A top producer of world’s elite scholars
  • A prestigious global university

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Next Start Date:

08/22/2019
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Faculty

Faculty at the  W. P. Carey School of Business outperform other schools for their innovative research and impact. The school is ranked within top performers for research by the University of Texas at Dallas and was recognized as No. 1 for authoring impactful research by Technovation. W. P. Carey faculty include a Nobel Laureate, National Academy of Sciences members. Faculty and lecturers also appear in renowned journals and conferences and remain active with innovative companies to drive global impact and maintain a network of resources for students at ASU.

W. P. Carey fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe, and a student body which represents more than 100 countries.

Program Summary

Total Hours:

120

Upper Division Hours:

50

Major GPA:

2.0

Total Hours at ASU:

30

Related Careers

Starting salaries generally range from $40,000 to $60,000. Frequent recruiters of W. P. Carey graduates include:

  • Exxon
  • Intel
  • Honeywell
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Tektronix
  • Dillards
  • KLA Tencor
  • Knight Transportation
  • Conoco-Phillips
  • General Electric
  • Motorola
  • Boeing
  • Applied Materials
  • Walmart
  • Dell
  • General Mills

Example Careers

Supply chain management professionals hold a range of job titles and engage in a wide variety of activities, including process improvements, tactical and strategic capacity planning, quality management, vendor selection, price negotiation, forecasting, quality management, strategy development for supply chain integrations following mergers, and developing and using information systems to track and improve performance. These are just a few of the job titles in the field:

  • Supply chain manager
  • Sourcing leader
  • Procurement specialist
  • Business analyst
  • Commodity manager
  • Supply chain consultant
  • Logistics consultant
  • Category manager
  • Materials project manager
  • Import/export agent

Requirements

Freshman applicants who meet the requirements for ASU freshman admission and also meet one of the following criteria may be directly admitted to a W. P. Carey School of Business Bachelor of Science degree program:

  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1230* (taken March 2016 and after)
  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1160* (taken prior to March 2016)
  • An ACT composite score of 25*
  • A high school class ranking in the top 8 percent
  • An overall, unweighted high school GPA of 3.6 in competency courses defined by ASU (4.0 = A)

*ASU and W. P. Carey do not require the writing portion of these tests.

Transfer Direct Admission Requirements

Transfer applicants who meet the ASU transfer student admission requirements and also meet one of the following criteria may be directly admitted to a W. P. Carey School of Business Bachelor of Science degree program:

  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1230* (taken March 2016 and after)
  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1160* (taken prior to March 2016)
  • An ACT composite score of 25*
  • A high school class ranking in the top 8 percent
  • An overall, unweighted high school GPA of 3.6 in competency courses defined by ASU (4.0 = A)

*ASU and W. P. Carey do not require the writing portion of these tests.

In addition, you must have a 3.0 cumulative ASU GPA (if you have attended ASU) and a 3.0 cumulative transfer GPA (if you have attended another institution).

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