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Online Supply Chain Management and Logistics Degree

Students in the supply chain management and logistics major have the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop skills to integrate and efficiently manage systems of people, resources, and information. Courses in this major will allow students to become analytical problem solvers with unique skills to plan, control and implement the effective and efficient movement and storage of goods, services, and information from the point of origin to the final destination.

 

 

Why an Online Supply Chain Management and Logistics Degree?Student Studying at Home on Laptop


Supply chain management and logistics enables the effective and efficient flow of materials, finances, and information from suppliers, manufactures, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers to the end user and back again. The purpose is to optimize the supply chain and logistic resources in the most cost-effective approach, enabling organizations to create a sustainable competitive edge. Students earning this degree will gain an understanding of a broad array of business functions and prepare students to work for a consulting, manufacturing, or logistics company.

 

 

Flexible Course Format


Online classes are delivered using the course management system BlackBoard. All online courses for the BBA are offered over an eight week period. Many students choose to take two courses during each eight week session
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Students at the Center at Scott AFB and in Kentucky can pursue the business core requirements face-to-face and the supply chain management and logistics major requirements online.

 

 

Career Opportunities


The major in Supply Chain Management and Logistics provides students the educational foundation to succeed in a broad field with a variety of careers. This online degree is designed to prepare you for a career in a variety of areas:

  • Logistics AnalystLogistics
  • Operations Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Storage and Distribution Manager

The top four industries employing students with this degree:

  • federal government
  • transportation equipment manufacturing
  • aerospace product and parts manufacturing
  • general manufacturing

 

 

Interesting Classes

  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
     

 

Scholarship Opportunity

The National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Foundation offers scholarships for college students pursuing an education in logistics, transportation, or passenger travel. NDTA Scholarship Information

 

 

Next Step...


Contact your student service specialist below and get details on the admission process, unofficial transcript evaluation, and our next start date.

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Jason Wise

Student Services Specialist
(618) 744-0426
rjwise@mckendree.edu

 

 

 

Key Faculty

 

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wrbonsall@mckendree.edu 

 

 

 

 

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Jean M. Sampson, D. Mgt.

jmsampson@mckendree.edu

 

 

 

 

 

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