Online Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is the key to providing consumers and businesses affordable access to a variety of products. Arizona State University’s online supply chain management degree teaches you to reimagine efficient and effective techniques for delivery across different industries. This versatile degree can prepare you for roles in several industries.

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Next start date: 06/30/2021


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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What is supply chain management?

Supply chain management is the act of streamlining procurement, manufacturing and logistics processes to ensure goods and services are available to customers. Supply chain management also entails managing the flow of materials, finances, information and labor from product or service design to customer delivery, emphasizing quality and efficiency throughout the process.

In this field, you may work with suppliers from across the world to achieve business goals. Supply chain professionals also help businesses work with vendors to establish efficient, cost-effective methods for sourcing supplies, as well as technical, maintenance and janitorial services.

What can I do with an online supply chain management degree?

 

With an online supply chain management degree, you can pursue roles in supply chain operations and, eventually, executive leadership. You’ll acquire knowledge in areas like procurement, production and logistics, which can be useful for exploring career opportunities in an assortment of industries. Experience with project management, process design and capacity planning can also be applied to multiple positions.

Additionally, you’ll have the chance to build versatile skills like:

  • Negotiation.
  • Planning.
  • Strategy development.

What experience will I gain in this supply chain management program?

 

The online supply chain management degree is a highly ranked program in the field, and it provides students with in-depth knowledge of the profession’s current state. Leading faculty members continuously update the curriculum to align with the latest trends and developments in the field.

In this program, you’ll explore the most recent supply chain innovations through a program recognized by industry leaders for its commitment to remaining at the forefront of the discipline. The Supply Chain Executive Consortium works with the program, and students benefit from access to the Business Career Center. This service provides support with internship applications and professional guidance.

Supply chain management degree courses

Classwork for the supply chain degree focuses on projects derived from relevant and practical case studies. You can also pursue internships with leading companies for elective credit during your time in the program. The major culminates in a capstone project where you’ll assume the perspective of a general manager or a business owner. You’ll investigate threats and opportunities to chart a competitive advantage for your company. Featured courses in this program include:


SCM 463: Global Supply Chain Management (G)


SCM 315: Business Decision Models


SCM 345: Logistics Management


SCM 355: Supply Management (L)


SCM 432: Planning and Control Systems for Supply Chain Management


SCM 479: Supply Chain Strategy (L)


SCM 455: Research and Negotiation


Supply chain management jobs

Firms from around the world recruit supply chain management graduates for work in a variety of sectors. In addition to careers in business, you can explore career paths in health care, manufacturing, retail, the service industry and more. Career examples include, but are not limited to:

Chief Sustainability Officer


Growth: -3.9 %
Salary: $183,270

Distribution Center Manager


Growth: 6.7 %
Salary: $92,460

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $100,410

Logistics Analyst


Growth: 6.9 %
Salary: $74,590

Procurement Specialist


Growth: -4.3 %
Salary: $41,910

Purchasing Manager


Growth: 5.5 %
Salary: $115,760

Supply Chain Manager


Growth: 6.7 %
Salary: $92,460

Learn from global leaders in supply chain management

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents and a student body that represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Learn from global leaders in supply chain management

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents and a student body that represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Online supply chain management degree admission requirements

Freshman direct admission requirements

Transfer direct admission requirements

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

An innovative education focused on current issues in the industry

The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our peer-reviewed U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes.

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