Why Major in Supply Chain Management?
In today’s highly competitive business environment, there is a strong demand for graduates who are well educated in the field of supply chain management. The Supply Chain Management major will open the door to numerous career opportunities in procurement, materials management, purchasing, vendor management, customer relationship management, integrated supply liaison, quality assurance, project management, traffic management, logistics, systems analysis, scheduling, consulting, and training.
Procurement and Materials Management (MGT 3333) helps the student prepare for the professional certification of Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) offered by the Institute for Supply Management. Project Management (MGT 4330) will help prepare students to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute.
A recent survey indicated that, in 2013, the average salary of supply management professionals was $101,608 (not including stock options). Those with 21 years or more experience averaged $124,156, while those new to the profession averaged $80,409. Those with a bachelor’s degree averaged $107,992. Baylor Supply Chain Management majors enjoy a robust placement rate and some of the top salaries in the business scnool.
Supply Chain Management Degree Plan
|I. University/BBA Core||--|
|II. Management Major Required Courses||18 hours|
|3 Required courses plus 3 of the remaining courses:||18 hours|
MGT 3320 - Distribution Management (Junior Year)
MGT 3333 - Procurement and Materials Management (Junior Year)
MGT 4345 - Global Supply Chain Management (Senior Year)
MGT 3345 - Introduction to Enterprise Systems Using SAP (Junior Year)
MGT 4330 - Project Management (Senior Year)
MGT 4396 - Supply Chain Management Internship (Summer following Junior year)
MGT 4355 - Management Consulting or MGT 4320 - Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
|Core + 18 hours|