Supply Chain Major and Career Info

Supply chain and operations management (SCM) involves managing the flow of goods and services among businesses and between businesses and consumers. 

The Supply Chain & Operations Management program provides an understanding of supply chain management and the tools necessary for integrating the functions of procurement, operations, marketing, logistics, accounting, and information technology and for creating effective supply chain management systems.

SCM decisions center on value-added business processes which impact finance, marketing, information systems, operations management, and accounting.


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Skills

  • Develop innovative solutions to address business problems
  • Analyze market conditions
  • Build collaborative relationships between supply chain partners
  • Evaluate patterns within current practices and recognize possible future trends
  • Utilize information technology to enhance firm efficiency
  • Perform cost analysis to determine optimal solutions
  • Analyze and improve the operations and processes of a company
  • Communicate ideas and information clearly and persuasively with internal and external partners

Top Employers

  • Amazon
  • Arrive Logistics
  • Cintas
  • Deloitte
  • DHL Supply Chain
  • Honda
  • McDonald's
  • Medlin Industries
  • Peloton Consulting Group
  • Terillium

Career Opportunities

  • Analyst
  • Area Manager
  • Associate
  • Leadership Development Associate
  • Logistics Planner
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Operations Support
  • Risk Advisory Consultant
  • Rotational Analyst
  • Supply Chain LDP
  • Supply Chain Leadership Development Program
  • Treasury Management Analyst

A Word From Former Students

“I chose Supply Chain and Operations Management at the Farmer School of Business because Supply Chain is the critical function in business that connects consumers to products across the world.”

 – Pat L. ‘18, Senior Customer Logistics Specialist – Customer Solutions

“The thing I enjoy most about my career is that every dollar that I help save for the hospital goes toward improving the quality of care we provide.”

– Andy M. ‘11, Healthcare Supply Chain Analyst