Supply Chain Management Online

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Phone: 336.256.8635
Web site: www.uncg.edu/bae/online/

Majors & Concentrations

  • Supply Chain Management Online (BS) U306
  • Supply Chain Management Online 2Plus (BS) U730

About the major

The supply chain management concentration prepares students for careers in the procurement, production, and distribution of goods and services in a global, technology-driven environment. This preparation includes competencies in business tools, supply chain analysis, logistics management, database language proficiency, and project management. Graduates are hired for a variety of positions ranging from sourcing (purchasing) analysts, materials planners and ERP analysts to supply chain analysts.

Required courses for this degree include: SCM 206, SCM 304, SCM 402, and SCM 432. Students must also choose a three-credit-hour elective from the following or other approved courses: ISM 210, ISM 218, SCM 498, and SCM 499.

General admission requirements for the online degree completion program

Once you have been admitted to the university, we can determine if any general education core or pre-admission courses remain for you to take. If there are courses needed, your adviser will work with you to map out a plan to complete your pre-admission requirements and/or GEC requirements in preparation for entering the supply chain management online major. These courses include: ACC 201, ACC 202, CST 105, ECO 201, ECO 202, ENG 101, ISM 110, ISM 280, MAT 120, and MAT 191.

Technical requirements

This is an online degree completion program. The program includes both synchronous (meeting at a specific time through the computer with cameras and headsets) and asynchronous courses. Given the nature of the program, it is required that all students have the following:

  • Regular access to a computer with Internet access
  • A webcam
  • A computer microphone and headset
  • Microsoft Office

What's Unique about ISSCM at UNCG?

  • High-quality teaching by experienced faculty.
  • The supply chain management program was named among the top 15 programs nationwide in The Princeton Review’s second annual “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools.”
  • Dynamic curriculum with input from industry.
  • Faculty work closely with majors and provide career guidance.
  • The vision of the Bryan School is to be recognized for global business and information technology perspectives. Information systems and supply chain management majors benefit from the focus on these critical issues throughout the program.

Academic Clubs, Organizations, and Activities  

  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society
  • Black Business Students Association
  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO)
  • Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity
  • Human Resource Management Association
  • Future Financial Professionals
  • Bryan Leadership Academy

Student Opportunities

  • A high percentage of undergraduate majors are hired for relevant internships.
  • Students have obtained internships at companies such as Deere-Hitachi, GMAC, New Breed, J.P. Morgan, Syngenta, Brij, Apex Analytix, AIG, VF Corporation, and Wells Fargo. Many students find paid internships and work in a variety of positions including programmers, website developers, procurement specialists, and supply chain support.
  • Over the past several years, more than 22 ISSCM students have won awards for research papers submitted to the student paper competition sponsored by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS).

Graduates/Careers

Professional opportunities include: applications programmer, Web developer, systems analyst, database specialist, network specialist, applications software specialist, information systems consultant, and software trainer. In addition, several graduates have moved into positions in sales, supply management, human resources, financial management, business ownership, logistics, and manufacturing scheduling/planning.

Careers of former graduates include:

  • SAP trainer for large clothing manufacturer
  • Network specialist for global communication firm
  • Oracle programmer/Web developer for furniture manufacturer
  • Senior programming analyst for ball bearing manufacturer
  • Production control specialist for an electronics company
  • Logistical services for trucking firm
  • IT support for large city in North Carolina
  • Systems specialist for furniture manufacturer
  • Systems analyst in human resources department of a large bank
  • SAP analyst for global pharmaceutical firm

Professional Organizations and Accreditation

The Bryan School of Business and Economics is one of the largest business schools in North Carolina; its AACSB International accreditation in business and accounting puts it among the top 3 percent of business schools in the world.

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