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 Bachelor of Science in supply chain management teaches you to reimagine efficient and effective techniques for delivery across industries. Ranked No. 2 for best undergraduate supply chain management and logistics programs by U.S. News & World Report, this versatile degree can prepare you for fulfilling roles across various industries.

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Quick facts

Next start date:

Next start date: 07/01/2024


Total classes:

Total classes: 40

Weeks per class:

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours:

Total credit hours: 120

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What do supply chain managers do?

Supply chain managers streamline procurement, manufacturing and logistics processes to ensure goods and services are available to customers. They also manage 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.

The skills you’ll develop in this supply chain management degree

Throughout this program, you'll develop skills in procurement, production and logistics. You'll also graduate with competencies in negotiation, planning and strategy development, alongside gaining expertise in project management, process design and capacity planning. This highly ranked program is regularly updated by leading faculty to stay ahead of the latest industry trends and innovations.

Additionally, this bachelor’s degree can be completed as part of an Accelerated Master’s program. When accepted, you can earn a master’s degree in as little as one year after completing your undergraduate degree. This opportunity saves you time and money while giving you advanced knowledge in your field. Applicable master's degrees include:

What industries are hiring supply chain managers?

Supply chain management expertise is in high demand across a multitude of industries. Supply chain managers play a pivotal role not only in manufacturing sectors but also in retail, health care, technology and government, coordinating the acquisition and flow of goods from raw materials to finished products. These professionals ensure that everything from office supplies and capital equipment to essential services are procured efficiently, contributing to the smooth operation of businesses and service organizations alike. Whether it’s optimizing the supply chain of a multinational corporation, streamlining service delivery in a hospital or improving efficiency in a tech startup, your skills will help maintain the delicate balance of quality, cost and speed that modern markets demand.

Will my diploma say ‘online’?

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.”

Supply chain management courses

Coursework focuses on projects derived from relevant and practical case studies. You can also pursue internships with leading companies for elective credit. This program 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.


The jobs a supply chain management degree prepares you for

Firms from around the world recruit supply chain management graduates for work in a variety of sectors, including business, health care, manufacturing, retail, the service industry and more. Additionally, this program's strong ties with the Supply Chain Executive Consortium provide unique networking opportunities, while access to the Business Career Center will support your professional development, from internships to your first major role in the field. Potential career examples include, but aren’t limited to:

Chief Sustainability Officer


Growth: -8.2 %
Salary: $189,520

Distribution Center Manager


Growth: 8.2 %
Salary: $98,560

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 4.2 %
Salary: $98,100

Logistics Analyst


Growth: 18.3 %
Salary: $77,520

Procurement Specialist


Growth: -7.6 %
Salary: $45,240

Purchasing Manager


Growth: 4.4 %
Salary: $131,350

Supply Chain Manager


Growth: 8.2 %
Salary: $98,560

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 around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • 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 around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

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

How to apply

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain general admission to most online programs at 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 Earned Admission is right for you.

*Some programs may have higher admission requirements. You must meet all program requirements to be admitted.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain general admission to most online programs at 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 Earned Admission is right for you.

*Some programs may have higher admission requirements. You must meet all program requirements to be admitted.

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 U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes.

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best undergraduate supply chain management and logistics programs.

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best online bachelor's in business programs.

#3


best online master’s in business programs (excluding MBA).

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best online general management MBA programs.

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Use our calculator to estimate your full-time or part-time tuition fees for this program prior to any financial aid. Keep in mind that most of our students receive financial aid, which can reduce out-of-pocket costs. Learn more.

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