Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management Concentration, BSBA
Shippensburg University's AACSB-accredited Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management Concentration, BSBA program prepares you for an increasingly important field in today's global economy. This degree program can help you find a career path in the private and government sectors.
What Will I Learn?
Logistics management is the backbone of all distribution systems for goods and services. Job recruiters will be looking for candidates who have the knowledge and the practical experience to tackle the difficult problems of international procurement. As a result, our program has required courses in the areas of:
- Distribution systems
- Global logistics
- Supply chain systems
- Warehouse management
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.
- Logistics management courses
While supply chain management complements any other business major, the most common double majors are marketing and MIS.
The most common minors are economics, mathematics and entrepreneurship.
What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?
Logistics management is the second largest employment sector in the United States and offers excellent salaries, opens doors and provides advancement opportunities to the prospective manager in countries around the world.
Career paths in logistics management start with general entry level positions such as:
- Logistics analyst
- Transportation supervisor
- Inbound materials scheduler
These can lead to upper-level management positions in areas such as:
- Corporate logistics or materials managers
- Business development or operations site manager
- Vice president positions in logistics or operations and manufacturing
What Career Outcomes Do Alumni Have With This Degree?
What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have?
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.