Contact: Dr. Mike Landry
Offered as a Bachelor of Business Administration or as a Bachelor of Technology, Supply Chain Management prepares you for a dynamic position in a rapidly changing global economy.
With responsibilities ranging from buying raw materials to distributing finished products, supply chain managers need to control costs and increase quality while making sure what they do is profitable. And they need to be able to work with all kinds of different departments in an organization as well as with different organizations on the outside.
Many organizations are just now learning how critical good supply chain management is and they're scrambling to find trained professionals to oversee what is increasingly becoming an important part of business.
And that's where we come in.
The skill set Northeastern State University provides to prepare you for a successful career in supply chain management includes:
- Cost/price analysis
- National and international aspects of purchasing
- Performance measures
- Supplier evaluation
- Electronic commerce
- Strategic and team planning,
- Inventory control
- Transportation management
If you choose the Bachelor of Business Administration major in Supply Chain Management, you'll get not only training in supply chain management, but a well-rounded business education that includes finance, marketing, accounting, economics, and more. Take the Bachelor of Technology track and you'll learn about supply chain management from an industry perspective.
The beauty of the NSU Supply Chain Management program is that you can draw from our classes in both business administration and in technology. That gives Northeastern State University one of the most unique supply chain programs in the country.
And we work hard to provide you with a customized, workable combination of face-to-face, online, and blended classes to help you get your degree even if you're currently working full time.
A supply chain degree doesn't guarantee a job, but we've got a very high placement rate. And employers say "We love NSU supply chain graduates. Send us more!"
Enroll in Supply Chain Management at NSU and maybe someday we can send them you!
Plan of study
2+2 plans for transfer to BBA Supply Chain Mgmt.
Certification in supply chain management is available through several entities and include:
- Certified Production Inventory Manager (CPIM) and Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) offered through The Associations for Operations Management.
- Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) and Certified Profession in Supply Management (CPSM) offered through the Institute for Supply Management.
Websites for Listing of Supply Chain Jobs
- JobsinLogistics.com - This is the largest North American logistics career board. Job seekers can post resumes free of charge.
- Logistics News - This is the premier site for United Kingdom logistics news, including job postings. The "Links Library" links to logistics companies around the world.
- Dice - Tech Jobs. Tech Talent Use the keyword function to search for terms such as "supply chain", "supply chain manager", "supply chain expert", or "logistics manager".
- Council of Supply Chain Management Professional - Click "Career Center", then select "Resume NetWork." The council makes resumes provided by its members available to companies and executive search firms.
- CareerBuilder.com -This site allows users to search a database of more than 400,000 jobs. You can search by company, job type, industry, keyword, and geographic region