Supply Chain Management
Like solving puzzles? Supply Chain Management is one of the fastest-growing areas of study in the country. As the world has become more connected, the art of moving goods and services around has gotten more complicated requiring good problem-solving skills and the right training.
This program was created in collaboration with Ryder and Harry's to meet that need.
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28% Job Growth Over Next 10 Years
The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects this field to grow much faster than average in the US.
Hybrid Learning Options
You'll learn the tools that current professionals use with a mix of online courses to bring you the best from around the country.
What do supply chain profesionals do?
There are a number of pathways for students to choose from upon graduating. But, this program does prepare you for those entry-level jobs and 92% of graduates in this field find a job within 90 days.
Here's a look at some of those pathways.
We consulted with Harry's Razors and Ryder to develop the capstone projects for this program and to ensure that the skills taught were the ones companies were hiring for.
Students in this program will participate in the core business curriculum and also take several specialized courses that focus on:
- Common Supply Chain Technologies
Students should expect to graduate with a sound understanding of business operations and the skillset to land an entry-level job in this growing field. Nationwide, 92% of supply chain graduates find a job within 90 days of graduation.
- Math Required: Precalculus (or Higher), Statistics
- Hardest Class: Capstone Project. This will require students to take on the role of a supply chain expert and solve current, real-world challenges given to us by industry leaders. You'll be challenged to design viable solutions to these very real problems.
"Employment of logisticians is projected to grow 28 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations.
About 24,800 openings for logisticians are projected each year, on average, over the decade."
Built With Experts
You don't need to worry about a degree that doesn't prepare you for the real world. This program was built with and vetted by outside experts to ensure it meets the real-world demands of Supply Chain Management.
Dr. Rudolph Leuschner
Dr. Leuschner is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and the Program Director for the online MS in Supply Chain Management at Rutgers Business School. His primary research focuses on the end-to-end supply chain and the integration of its three primary flows: product, information, and financial
Senior Director of Global Supply Chain at Harry's
Mr. Gornstein leads supply chain for a nationwide brand name and played a critical role in shaping this program into a practical, actionable degree that leads to great career outcomes. He continues to contribute via the curriculum committee.
Leading Logistics Company
Ryder is one of the most recognizable names in logistics and helped to build the capstone project that enables students to work on real-world problems and contribute to the success of organizations prior to graduating.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I really need a degree to work in supply chain?
No, but you may need one to get hired, and having a degree in supply chain management provides a massive advantage in earning potential and salary. People with a bachelor’s degree also have a 50% lower rate of unemployment, and on average they make an additional $630,000 to $900,000 over their lifetime, even more in high-growth fields like this one.
How much more can I earn with this degree?
In their first year of employment, people working in supply chain management earn an average of $10,000 more with a college degree. That grows to $30,000 more per year by your 6th year of employment.
Was this program really created with Ryder?
Yes! The only way to make sure our program gives you the skills you need to get hired and teaches you to work through real-world problems that actually matter is to partner with the people out there who are actually doing it. Our collaboration with Ryder means that their multi-billion-dollar expertise is reflected in everything you’ll study here.
What will my career look like?
Supply chain is a broad field, so you’ll have tons of options, but most students discover which piece of the supply chain puzzle they have a passion for by their 2nd or 3rd year. If you enjoy problem-solving, it may be logistics. If you like working with people, you may point towards sourcing or operations. You may work in analysis, inventory, distribution, transportation or production.
What is a flipped classroom?
A flipped classroom is one where the focus is not on lectures, but on discussion, projects, and problem-solving. Students in flipped classrooms get the chance for more instructor feedback, and as a result have been found to learn much, much faster.
How do I know if I’m interested in this major?
If you like working through problems or solving puzzles, if you like interacting with people, if you are looking for a degree that opens a ton of doors to different high-growth careers, if you are curious about how things work, and if you’re looking for a way to take part in the global economy you should consider this major.
Who will be in my class?
This major is part of an exclusive partnership between CSP and Rize Education, which means you’ll be learning with students from your campus, as well as students from a selective consortium of schools across the country. The goal is to help you begin building a national network of people in your industry before you’ve even graduated.