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
- Inventory management
- Production management
- Quality assurance
- Information management
- Customer service
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:
- Facility management
- Traffic management
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.
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.