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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.)


Degree Overview


In today’s society, global supply chain management is critical for organizational success. The successful sourcing, movement of materials and supply chain analytics are necessary in order to satisfy customer needs. The courses will give students insight into strategic sourcing and global management of inventory. The curriculum will also provide students with practical knowledge about distribution, transportation and logistics strategies. Additional courses in global supply chain analysis and risk management make this an exciting major for any student hoping for a leg up in the competitive environment of business.



Degree Highlights


Only accrediated program in the region. Our global supply chain management program is the only four-year AACSB accrediated program in the region.

Unique site visits. Explore the supply chain world through unique site visits to companies such as Toyota, Cengage, Verst Logistics, DHL, and Rhinegeist Brewery.

➤ Network with top global supply chain management professionals. NKU is home to the Hub of Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence, which develops students to fit the industry's needs through joint development of mentoring programs, internships, senior design projects, and student-industry networking and educational events.

➤ Internship opportunities. Internship opportunities are very diverse and are continually being upgraded through the efforts of the department’s professional advisory boards, faculty, and the college’s business experience manager.

➤ Make the world your classroom. Study abroad in countries around the world, including the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Ireland, Germany and England, while taking specialized business courses.

➤ More options. General business majors can choose a minor and additional elective courses in a field that fits their career goals - for example, those with an interest in the evironment can elect a minor in environmental studies. All students are strongly encouraged to discuss their career goals with business faculty for guidance in choosing an appropriate minor.



Career Opportunities

Those with Northern Kentucky University global supply chain management degrees are prepared for careers in manufacturing and service organizations. These organizations include, but are not limited to, aerospace product and parts manufacturing, automobile products and parts manufacturing, federal government, and general manufacturing. 

Global Supply Chain Management Bachelor's Degree Jobs

➤ Supply chain manager
➤ Operations manager
➤ Purchasing agent
➤ Logistics analyst
➤ Distribution manager
➤ Project manager
➤ Network analyst
➤ Materials manager
➤ Logistics team lead

Global Supply Chain Management Bachelor's Degree

4-year program

Program Availability

➤ On campus | 100% Online

Program Quick Links

➤ View Admission Requirements & Courses
➤ Department of Management
➤ Haile/US Bank College of Business


Contact the Department

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Stephanie Hughes
Department Chair
(859) 572-1389
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Mark Thackeray
Program Director
(859) 572-5979
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Teresa Huddleston
Academic Coordinator
(859) 572-6582