This field of study opens the door to a broad range of career options, generally positions of responsibility in the creation and distribution of goods and services.

Often, lucrative positions available to those who study logistics and supply chain management include purchasing manager, logistics manager, distribution center manager, quality assurance manager, and plant manager. You’ll learn about detailed logistics functions, how to make supply chain decisions, and use modern techniques for production in organizations.

The key features of the major include:

  1. Close coordination with industry experts in the design of the curriculum, creating internships, offering student immersive learning projects, arranging tours of business sites, invitations to professional events, and bringing experts into the classroom.
  2. An applications-oriented, quantitatively rigorous curriculum that recognizes the key role played by information technology and computer software.
  3. Required industry-based internships of all students.
  4. A program plan that ensures students can graduate in four years and also take a minor, is so desired. Students who complete this major only need to take two more courses to earn a Six Sigma minor.

Learn more about courses in logistics and supply chain management.

You'll start out as a pre-business major, which you may declare during your freshman or sophomore year. In your junior year, you may declare a major in any of the Miller College of Business bachelor degree programs (including operations management), if you have fulfilled certain prerequisites. Learn more about becoming a business major.