Bachelor - Supply Chain Management

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Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management program lets you examine the complexities of managing inventory, supply, logistics, and costs in a globalized business environment. Find out more about the Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management online program at the Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University provides an overview of logistics management, global logistics, transportation management, hazardous materials management, process and quality control management, and strategic warehouse management. You'll have the opportunity to develop skills in quantitative techniques, statistical analysis, and decision modeling and analysis. The program also introduces you to management theory, business law, financial and managerial accounting, and business information systems.

How Can I Prepare?

All applicants to Ashford University should possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; some programs may have more specific requirements. Additional computer hardware and software requirements apply to online students.

What are the Course Requirements?

The Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management is a 120 credit program. This includes 45 major credits, 52 general education credits, and 23 elective credits. Requirements may vary for transfer students.

Supply Chain Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
Introductory Courses
EXP 105 Personal Dimensions of Education
Major Course Requirements
MGT 330 Management for Organizations
BUS 311 Business Law I
ECO 204 Principles of Microeconomics
ACC 205 Principles of Accounting I
ACC 206 Principles of Accounting II
BUS 308 Statistics for Managers
INF 220 IS Principles
BUS 307 Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques
MGT 322 Principles of Logistics Management
MGT 325 Introduction to Transportation Management
MGT 370 International Supply Chain Management
MGT 401 Hazardous Materials Management
BUS 445 Total Quality Management
BUS 461 Decision Modeling & Analysis
MGT 496 Strategic Warehouse Management

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What Can I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After completing the Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management program, you could seek employment opportunities with a wide range of businesses, global enterprises, and government organizations. As a supply chain graduate, you could work with warehouses, manufacturing plants, and transportation depots coordinating the shipment, storage, and delivery of goods from their point of origin to the consumer. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Materials manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Transportation manager
  • Production planner
  • Logistics manager
  • Inventory planning analyst
  • Production scheduler
  • Materials planner
  • Operation manager
  • Warehouse operations manager
  • Customer service manager

Advanced Degrees

You may wish to consider pursuing a master's degree after you complete the Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management program. Master's degree programs can help you prepare for senior-level roles in the industry by offering advanced coursework in areas such as supply chain analytics, strategic sourcing, manufacturing operations, and global logistics.