Supply Chain Management Major

Learn about the movement of raw materials and finished goods from concept to the end consumer.

We live in a world shaped by international trade and increasing technology. These connections drive complex supply chains. Businesses need supply chain management expertise. The supply chain management field will see increased growth in the coming years. 

Why study supply chain management at the College of Charleston?

Charleston is a supply chain management laboratory. You'll have access to the Port of Charleston, international corporations and import-export businesses. Take advantage of internships and other opportunities for hands-on learning. Focus on global logistics, operations strategy, lean six sigma and more. Select courses in green supply chains and global logistics. 

What will I learn?

Your expertise will ensure products seamlessly travel from point A to point B. Imagine you’re in charge of a puzzle. Each piece represents a step in the process from planning to buying materials to delivering products. Choose to specialize in areas such as green supply chain, risk management or procurement.

View Curriculum: Supply Chain Management

Program Highlights

Get ready to become a supply chain management game changer. Learn the importance of supply chains. You'll study strategy and logistics. Gain the tools to enhance company operations. You'll learn Lean Six Sigma and the techniques and tools used in process improvements. You are sure to become an asset to any organization.
  • Hands-On Learning

    Become an Excel expert certified by Microsoft. You'll master SAP, the world's top management software. You may earn certifications while still in school. You may collaborate with local businesses on real projects. In your final class, team up with companies to tackle real supply chain challenges. Boost your skills and stand out to future employers!

    Study Abroad

    You'll have opportunities to study abroad. We pair special topics with unique locations. You'll develop cultural experience to develop professionally. Our study abroad programs have traveled to locations like Costa Rica, Brazil and Greece.

    Senior Project

    You may complete your college career with a bachelor's capstone project. This project will apply to a real company. Pick a topic of your choosing related to supply chain management. You will work closely with a faculty member of your choice. This senior project is a way to show future employers your full potential.

  • Internship Opportunities

    Develop your classroom skills in real world ways by securing an internship. You will pursue internships during your junior and senior years. Recent students have interned with companies like:
    • Boeing.
    • Bosch.
    • Mercedes-Benz Vans.
    • Volvo.

  • Location

    You'll soon learn why students call the city a living laboratory for supply chain management majors. Charleston is a hub for giants like Boeing, BMW and Volvo. Learn where BMW ships cars and Boeing crafts the 787 Dreamliner. South Carolina Ports create one in 10 South Carolina jobs—the world connects here. Learn how large international companies use your campus’ backyard to import and export products.

Careers & Outcomes

Success is in your future. Supply chain management is a high-demand industry. You'll have impressive opportunities right in Charleston. Your major will lead you straight into a fulfilling career. Our students have gotten jobs with local and global businesses such as:
  • Amazon.
  • Boeing.
  • Ernest & Young.
  • Lockheed Martin.
  • Mercedes-Benz Vans.
  • Volvo.