Supply Chain Management (B.S.) Major

B.S. in Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is in high demand in today’s job market. As companies become more integrated, their logistics and sources of supply have also become more complex. Business practices now emphasize in-time deliveries and maintaining slim inventories making the management of a widely dispersed supply system a key component in many businesses.

In today’s modern economy, something as simple as a razor might be manufactured in multiple countries with each part coming from a different supplier. Learn how businesses manage this increasing complexity behind the scenes through efficient sourcing of suppliers and operations. You will have the opportunity to apply this knowledge by conducting a real-world case study of a product of your choosing.

Learn how to use forecasting techniques to match supply and demand, and how to develop logistics networks that help minimize costs and deliver top customer service.

Students will be tasked with creating a series of solutions to actual problems faced by a real-world company in delivering their product to consumers. Students will build experience in solving real-world supply chain problems and seeing how their solutions compare to actual professionals in the field.

Greensboro College aims to serve this area and prepare students with the experience in their coursework that places them in the forefront of potential employees.

Course Requirements

Students pursuing this major must complete the requirements linked below.

An Overview of the Supply Chain Management Major

Learn more about Supply Chain Management in this informative video with Instructional Designer Matthew Busick

Why Choose This Degree?

The process of getting a product from where it’s produced to the individual person who needs it has grown ever more immense in scale, and supply chain professionals are the people who plan and run these complex interconnected systems. There continues to be a high demand for graduates with this specialization.

$75k Annual Salary for Logisticians
93% of graduates find a job within three months of graduating

Why Earn it at Greensboro College?

Earning your Supply Chain Management degree at Greensboro College gives you the opportunity to:

  • Gain insight and hands-on business experience through mentorships and internships with the Greensboro community
  • Have one-on-one time with faculty to further your understanding of supply chain principles 
  • Stay on track to pursue your career goals with our personalized advising and the “Your Path Forward” program.
  • Build your network and connect with equally driven peers

What Can I Do After Graduation?

There are over 190 thousand jobs relating to Supply Chain Management. The number of industries are limitless around the world. Career Pathways include:

  • Demand Planner
  • Facilities Manager
  • Global Commodities Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
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“I loved the GC Honors program and Greensboro College. I felt safe and a sense of genuine belonging at the college. I worked closely with my thesis advisor and professors who helped inspire me to define my path and passion of interest. That path has led me to my doctoral studies in Engineering Mechanics.”

- Joshua Fitzgerald, Class of ’19, Mathematics Major

Joshua currently studies astrodynamics at Virginia Tech University and is an Engineering Mechanics Ph.D. Candidate.