Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management

Business Department chair Virginia Rich with Students

Caldwell University’s new Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management program is designed to prepare you for a career in the rapidly expanding industry of supply chain management. 

The incredible growth of Amazon and other global e-commerce retailers, as well as the highly publicized supply chain issues involving China and the Panama Canal, have cast a spotlight on this growing and changing industry.   

Supply chain management involves managing every step in getting a product or service from the producer to the end user efficiently. This is achieved by applying quantitative analytical models to collected data to assist businesses in their decision-making processes. Supply chain managers are involved in strategic planning, project management, inventory control, cost management, and process improvements to managing factories, warehouses, shipping, logistics and more. 

This B.S. in supply chain management is a 63-credit program that consists of foundational courses in business administration, plus six courses in Environmental Law, Introduction to Supply Chain Management, Operations and Project Management, Enterprise Resource Planning for Supply Chain, an internship, and a capstone course

Career Outlook

The supply chain management field presents strong labor market opportunities and one of the highest average quarterly number of job postings in 2021 (EAB 2020). The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports 30% growth in the field between 2020 and 2030 and names New Jersey, where Caldwell University is located, as the top-paying state for this occupation. 

As a graduate of the program, you can expect to provide essential business expertise in virtually any industry that is engaged in purchasing, manufacturing, inventory management, warehousing, transportation, customer service, and demand management.

*This degree program is pending State of New Jersey approval and designed to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) when eligible, following graduation of the first cohort.

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