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Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management Program
Are you a linear thinker, energetic manager, broad-minded leader, integration guru, or efficient multi-tasker? The Supply Chain Management program at Ashland University might be for you.
What to Expect
The Supply Chain Management program at Ashland University provides you with the opportunity to learn how the various elements of a highly performing supply chain operate independently and together. Our program covers everything from raw materials to the transport of a finished product, helping you develop the skills and expertise critical to the success of companies across industries and around the world.
Supply Chain Management Program Benefits
Approximately 60 to 80 percent of all jobs fall somewhere in the supply chain continuum, which means that you’ll have a variety of job options throughout your career.
Other benefits include:
- 4 out of 5 jobs in northeastern Ohio, and 3 out of 5 jobs in the country, fall somewhere in the supply chain, so you can feel confident you’ll find a job after graduation
- Learn in small class sizes with individualized attention emphasizing an accent on the individual
- Interact with a passionate faculty and learn from their deep industry connections to give you real-time access to this rapidly growing field
- Set the precedent and be one of the first to take part in this new program from the College of Business and Economics
As supply chain management continues to be one of the most critical business disciplines in the manufacturing and services sectors, the supply chain program at Ashland University will shape you into a valuable future asset to any company.
Supply Chain Management Career Outlook
Average Career Salary
Anticipated Career Growth
Demand for Supply Chain majors is expected to grow by 13 percent over the next ten years Recent Employers of SCM Graduates:
- American Greetings
- Cleveland Clinic
- Cleveland Indians
Typical Job Description
- Purchasing — getting raw materials at a good price, just in time
- Operations — overseeing production
- Distribution — warehousing and getting products to market
Typical Starting Occupations
- Distribution Manager
- Industrial Production Manager
- Purchasing Manager
- Operations Manager
- Transportation & Warehousing Manager
- Wholesale & Retail Buyer
- Purchasing Agent