Supply Chain Management, B.S.B.A.

Shippensburg University's AACSB-accredited Supply Chain Management, B.S.B.A. program is flexible, allowing you to explore different aspects of the field so you can tailor your educational journey to your goals.

What Will I Learn?

Supply chain management is a growing field that is becoming important as businesses adopt a global approach to sourcing and manufacturing. You will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful through a variety of courses in the areas of:

  • Logistics management
  • Forecasting
  • Purchasing
  • Inventory management
  • Production management
  • Quality assurance
  • Scheduling
  • Information management
  • Customer service

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What are the requirements for this degree?

You will need to complete 120 credits in the following areas:

  • General education courses: All students are required to complete the university's general education program, which provides a balanced liberal arts foundation.
  • Business core courses: This core includes economics, finance, information systems, marketing, organization behavior and business law as well as other business subjects.
  • Supply chain management courses: These courses provide you with the academic background necessary to be a successful professional.

The Undergraduate Catalog provides details about program requirements.

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Graduates can find employment in a wide range of specialties including these and more:

  • Logistics
  • Facility management
  • Traffic management
  • Purchasing

Salaries for recent graduates in supply chain programs, according to several surveys, rank near the top among various business majors. Supply chain management also plays a central role in the global economy. Many job opportunities are available that involve developing and maintaining the international supply chain.

This course of study prepares you for certification as a Certified Supply Chain Professional.

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What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have on Campus?

The John L. Grove College of Business is internationally accredited by the most prestigious business-accrediting agency, AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Shippensburg University offers small class sizes and plenty of opportunities for one-on-one contact with faculty members.

There are a number of clubs you can participate in to learn more about your area of study outside the classroom. Student professional organizations will provide you with a variety of opportunities to develop professional contacts, enhance your course of study with hands-on application and build lasting friendships within the business community. Specifically, the Supply Chain Management Club provides great opportunities for students in this major.

Internships provide great opportunities for on-the-job experience while you gain credits. They often turn into job offers for our students.