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Supply Chain Management

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Minor
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
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  • Become an In-Demand Professional with Expertise in Supply Chain Management from Gannon University

    Our increasingly globalized marketplace means the demand for global supply chain management professionals will double by 2027. Leading companies rely on operations and supply chain professionals to create high-quality products and services while minimizing waste to reduce costs and increase profitability. Gannon’s supply chain management concentration will prepare you to understand the flow of raw material from supplier to end-user so you can effectively manage these supply chains and secure your career success in this ever-growing field

    • Learn from faculty who hold extensive academic and industry experience with national company leaders like Logistics Plus Inc. and Wabtec Corp.
    • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) SmallAccredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
    • Accelerate your education to earn a BS in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration in just five years.

    Learn to Lead the Way in Supply Chain Management

    • Study inventory, transportation and quality management, as well as enterprise resource planning, sourcing, logistics and decision modeling.
    • Develop a comprehensive understanding of supply chain to consider suppliers, customers and variables that benefit the entire network.
    • Learn the value of an integrated network of supply chain members working together to ensure a successful product delivery.
    • Learn quantitative modeling that business professionals use to conduct supply chain analysis. 

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • Complete a final supply chain network design project with a local organization to put your classroom learning to the test.
    • The program’s location in the Center for Business Ingenuity gives you valuable local and national internships and service learning project opportunities through access to the Small Business Development Center, Erie Technology Incubator and Northwest Pennsylvania Beehive Network.

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key supply chain management courses including:

    Quality Management: Understand Six Sigma techniques and tools utilizing the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control model; sit for the Six Sigma Yellow Belt upon course completion.

    Project Management: Understand key concepts from the Project Management Book of Knowledge from certified instructors and sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management exam upon course completion.

    Supply Chain Network Design: Participate in a service-learning project to improve supply chain for a local nonprofit through this capstone course.

    Achieve the Possibilities

    Students will gain a high-quality education that enables success in the rigors of graduate school or a future profession. Through an array of program opportunities, you can:

    • Secure meaningful internship opportunities that have previously included local organizations like Wabtec Corp. and Logistics Plus Inc.
    • Become well-prepared to enter the career field or advance your education with a graduate degree.
    • Earn a median annual salary that ranges up to $121,110, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Dahlkemper School of Business Students evaluate and integrate core knowledge across the breadth of functional business areas to solve problems and capture opportunities.
  2. Dahlkemper School of Business Students apply leadership and team building skills to develop strategies, manage resources and achieve goals.
  3. Dahlkemper School of Business Students recognize the importance of ethical issues, integrity, inclusiveness and social responsibility in real-world business behavior.
  4. Dahlkemper School of Business Students identify, analyze, evaluate and solve business problems using both discipline specific and cross functional integrative thinking.
  5. Dahlkemper School of Business Students utilize written and oral communication skills to effectively interact with stakeholders.
  6. Dahlkemper School of Business Students recognize global business concepts and practices that present opportunities and challenges in an environment of diversity and multiculturalism.
  7. Dahlkemper School of Business Students demonstrate concentration knowledge and appropriate application of the business concepts, opportunities, and practices in their respective business major.
Jared Lichtinger

Jared Lichtinger Supply Chain Management

"My senior design capstone was an extremely important aspect of my time in the program. My team had the ability to create, develop and implement a real business plan and model for a client."

Jillian Pritchard

Jillian Pritchard Supply Chain Management

“Since the supply chain department is relatively small, you get to know other students very well, which makes classes and projects more enjoyable … The professors are always there to help you when you need it and want to see you succeed. Gannon’s business department provides you with a wide range of courses, which prepares you for the business world.”

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  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 13:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.