Supply Chain Management Major

Supply the demand.

There is a growing, worldwide need for qualified business graduates who understand the complex issues affecting the flow of global supply chains – and the demand, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, is expected to grow faster in this discipline than any other sector for at least the next ten years.

Nearly every product you can think of is the result of a complex supply chain. From the sourcing of raw materials to delivery of the finished product, supply chain management professionals are involved in every step along the way.

As a supply chain management major, you will learn the intricacies of operations—from production planning to inventory management and warehousing—as well as how to develop and maintain healthy supplier relationships both domestically and globally. Through applied coursework, practical research and real-world experiences you will gain the skills to make the strategic and tactical decisions that will affect every aspect of an organization’s operations, and in turn, will influence the health and well-being of the international business community.

With a national reputation for excellence, USD's supply chain management program provides you with an in-depth understanding of sustainable, socially-responsible management of global supply chains. Your supply chain management degree will equip you with a strategic mindset and the principles, tools and experiences you will need to attain a career in logistics, operations management, purchasing, distribution, transportation, service delivery and general management of global supply chains.

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Students in front of Solar Turbines facility Career logistics. You are going places. And we are going to help you get there. No matter what type of operations or logistics career you pursue, your experiences, skills and knowledge of sustainable supply chain management will open doors for you.
Supply Chain fair Your link to mastering the supply chain. Meet industry professionals in the field, access skill-building workshops and connect with prospective employers: USD’s Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) provides a wealth of opportunities that will help you gain hands-on, real-world experience. More good news - SCMI hosts one of the nation’s only annual career fairs dedicated to supply chain management.
USD students studying abroad in Mondragon, Spain Get out there.

Your understanding of global supply chain management is enhanced through an education that is genuinely international. USD was ranked #1 in the nation for undergraduate study-abroad participation, so pack your bags: we will help you acquire the global experiences you need to succeed.