Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management
Coordinate your own success with IACBE accredited Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management from Ashford University. Gain understanding of supply chain processes and information flows that optimize activities and costs to serve customers efficiently and effectively. Coursework emphasizes problem solving, logical thinking, and development of accurate management assessments. Scholarships are also available.
What you will learn
The Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management program focuses on effective management of supply chain processes and information flows that optimize activities and costs to serve the customer efficiently and effectively. Production schedules, procurement, transportation services, quality, and warehousing management activities are studied as individual functions as well as strategic relationships among the functions. Emphasis is placed on problem solving, logical thinking, and development of accurate management assessments. This major is also designed to incorporate the core business knowledge appropriate to manage wider organizational processes. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management degree program, you will be able to:
- Apply proven supply chain management principles to business situations
- Examine globalization effects on the organization’s supply chain and product or services production
- Evaluate an appropriate supply chain design for a given application
- Analyze the implications of supply chain management on organizational effectiveness
- Assess supply chain performance using information technology
- Integrate supply chain goals with the corporate strategic planning process
Your Courses in Supply Chain Management
Your Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management online courses include such relevant subjects as accounting, decision modeling, and hazardous materials.
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.
Major Course Requirements (48 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)
BA in Supply Chain Management Degree
Dr. Ken Edick, Chair of the BA in Supply Chain Management program, views the degree as a highly flexible program. Check out this video to learn more about the competencies you will acquire and the various career paths you may be able to pursue.
Careers in Supply Chain Management
With your Bachelor of Arts in Supply Chain Management degree, you may choose to enter a number of careers in which leadership skills in supply chain management are a must. Take a look at your potential career options.