Program Description

The Supply Chain Management Associate Degree program is designed to provide learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to be a leader in any industry involved in the flow of goods and services. Learners will examine the various links within the supply chain from point of origin to the point of consumption. With a focus on project management, learners will learn how to manage activities across all functions of industry.

Key components of this degree include: project/operations management, manufacturing, logistics, strategic planning, scheduling and coordinating resources, purchasing and inventory management.

Approximate Cost

$10,167
Tuition: $9601 , Books: $566

Starting Salary

$36,452–$44,819
Average, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International

Financial Aid

Available

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Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

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at Wausau
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at Phillips
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* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Demonstrate operations management techniques across product and service industries
  • Analyze logistic interfaces and activities in a supply chain
  • Evaluate demand management techniques and customer service policies
  • Implement Supply Management practices in a global environment

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Purchasing Assistant
  • Inventory Coordinator/Specialist
  • Production Planner/Scheduler
  • Supply Chain Coordinator/Analyst
  • Logistics Coordinator/Specialist
  • Transportation/Warehouse Supervisor
  • Materials Analyst
  • Load Planner
  • Buyer

Courses

The Supply Chain Management Associate Degree is a 60 Credit* program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3.00
POWERPOINT LEVEL 1 1.00
EXCEL LEVEL 1 1.00
WORD LEVEL 1 1.00
FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 3.00
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGING OPERATIONS 3.00
COLLEGE 101 1.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00

Second Term

EXCEL LEVEL 2 1.00
DEMAND AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT 2.00
LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT 3.00
LEAN ORGANIZATIONS 3.00
MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3.00
THINK CRITICALLY & CREATIVELY 3.00

Third Term

PROJECT MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES 3.00
PURCHASING AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT 3.00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00

Fourth Term

BUSINESS FINANCE 3.00
BUSINESS ANALYTICS 3.00
GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 2.00
SUPPLY CHAIN DESIGN AND SIMULATION 2.00
SUPPLY CHAIN CAREER EXPERIENCE 2.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP 3.00

* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better. This requirement is effective for students beginning the program in Spring 2021 and beyond.

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

If you begin with one of the following programs, you will earn significant credit towards this Supply Chain Management Associate Degree:

Transfer Information

You can continue your education to earn a four-year degree in a variety of ways.

Program Transfer

The following transfer guides, executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions, are based on agreements that allow you to continue your program at another college.

School Name Degree Name
Purdue University Global Business Administration

General Transfer

All associate degrees transfer to a variety of programs at other partner colleges to give you the opportunity to continue your education in other areas of study.

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Admissions Process

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