The Associate of Applied Business in Supply Chain Management Technology program is a fully online, two-year associate degree program. Students will receive a fundamental introduction to the field of Supply Chain Management in conjunction with basic business management technology success skills and a well-rounded general college education.
Supply chains are made up of all the companies that participate in the design, assembly, and delivery of a particular product. Supply chain management goes well beyond what is generally considered “logistics” and is the reason that a producer can provide customers what they want, when and where they want it, at the price they need.
To get a first-hand perspective on the SCMT program explore our new article, Supply Chain Intricacies, Innovation and Insights, where we interview Bill Wise, Associate Professor of Business and the Program Coordinator for the Supply Chain Management degree.
A Supply Chain Management Associate Degree will allow you to join a diverse and growing professional business field.
Have you always wanted to work in the business field, being a part of the complex exchange of goods and services that takes place all over the world? Then earning a supply chain management degree might be the perfect fit for you. Students earning an associate degree in Supply Chain Management Technology receive a fundamental introduction to the field of supply chain management in conjunction with basic business management technology success skills and a well-rounded general college education.
An Associate Degree in Supply Chain Management prepares you to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise. Our UC Supply Chain Management course includes instruction in acquisitions and purchasing, inventory control, resource estimation and allocation, and budgeting.
In the context of today’s global economy, there is an ever-increasing demand for greater innovation, increasing efficiency, and cost reduction, all in an effort to generate recurring value for the firm and its customers.
There is also an imbalance in the supply chain management workforce because of a shortage of skilled workers and an increase in retirees from the field. Some estimates suggest the global demand for supply chain professionals exceeds supply by 6-to-1.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs in logistics is projected to grow 4% by 2029, driven by the need for supply chain management in the transport of goods in a global economy. BLS states that the average salary for a logistician (another word for supply chain manager), was $76,270 as of May 2020.
Supply Chain Management Program graduates can work in a variety of fields all over the globe, for small or large companies in manufacturing, energy, defense, or aerospace.
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