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BS in Supply Chain Management

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The BS in Supply Chain Management teaches students to be highly effective and efficient problem solvers who can quickly identify, analyze and fix tactical or operational issues within a company’s supply chain, making them highly sought after by employers in virtually any industry.

Program Overview

Increase your company’s revenue and growth by enhancing its supply chain

Supply chain analysts and logisticians are critical because they ensure that every segment of a company’s supply chain is operating smoothly, thereby maximizing savings, mitigating waste and increasing overall profitability. In this program, you’ll learn the range of skills necessary to preserve an efficient daily transition of products and services, from their point of origin to consumers all over the world. 

Our multidisciplinary curriculum blends core business concepts and management practices with subjects such as logistics planning, purchasing and distribution and inventory management. You’ll gain proficiency with emerging supply chain technologies, as well as a global understanding of the entire life cycle of a product, positioning you for a career as a logistics analyst, operations manager, procurement expert, contract administrator or demand planner, to name just a few.

Career readiness is a hallmark of this program. Required internships and a field-based capstone project give you the chance to solve actual challenges that real companies face in logistics or operations. Membership to APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management, gives you access to many professional resources and connects you with a global network of supply chain professionals. Our alumni have found success with many highly respected companies, including Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies, Deloitte, Collins Aerospace and Hubbell.


The power of a professional network

We work closely with the New Haven chapter of APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management. APICS is the nation’s leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence and innovation.

In addition to connecting with a global network of 45,000 supply chain professionals, students who join APICS have access to a lengthy list of professional resources and other opportunities to expand their knowledge of the field, accelerate their development and kick-start their careers. These include:

  • Local and online educational events
  • Access to cutting-edge APICS research reports
  • A members-only job board, mentor center and career resources
  • Scholarships
  • Case competitions
  • Complementary registration to local chapter events and the APICS annual conference
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“I now work for Hubbell Inc. full time as a life cycle coordinator in the operations department. I truly believe that it is because of all the information I learned and experiences I gained at Quinnipiac that I was able to obtain this job. I now find myself daily at work referring back to something I learned in a supply chain class or from talking to a professor.”
Joseph Boninti ’16, MBA ’17


Faculty dedicated to student success

Quinnipiac’s School of Business professors are committed to the personal and professional success of every student. While passionate scholars and accomplished in their own fields, teaching is their number one priority. Small class sizes, accessible professors with significant industry experience and a close-knit, diverse community create the kind of supporting, enriching environment that is rare. We are personally invested in seeking ways to help our students develop into strong, certified, leading professionals.

Curriculum & Requirements

BS in Supply Chain Management Curriculum

Students majoring in supply chain management are required to complete 122 credits.

Business Core Curriculum
Complete the Business Core Curriculum43
University Curriculum
Complete the University Curriculum for School of Business34
Supply Chain Management Core
MG 302Managing People, Projects and Change3
MG 321Data-Driven Decision Making3
MG 325Negotiations and Problem Solving3
MG 340Transportation and Logistics Management3
MG 341Service Operations Management3
MG 343Procurement and Sourcing3
MG 402Management Senior Seminar3
MG 488Management Internship3
Supply Chain Electives
Select two of the following:6
MG 304
Software Applications for Business
MG 320
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
MG 342
Supply Chain Analytics
MG 335
Project Management
AC 323
Cost Accounting
BAN 400
Data Mining
IB 311
International Marketing
IB 320
Introduction to Global Entrepreneurship
IB 352
International Management
IER 220
Production Systems (MER 225)
IER 375
Statistical Process Control
IER 440
Open Electives
Select 15 credits15
Total Credits122