Earn a supply chain management degree at a leading supply chain research institution.

It takes knowledgeable experts to move goods around the world and keep the economy going. The supply chain management degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis helps you become such an expert. This AACSB-accredited supply chain management major equips you with in-depth knowledge of supply chains logistics as well as analytical techniques for successfully managing them.

Tailor your supply chain management course to your career aspirations by choosing between three tracks: qualitative, analytical or synthesis. Our major in supply chain management is available in-person or online, but all modes include opportunities to work with local industry and with faculty who are leaders in the field.

If you are interested in learning beyond the undergraduate level, we also offer an accelerated master’s degree program.

Prepare for your career with a respected bachelor’s in supply chain management

UMSL stands out as a leader in the field of supply chain management. Located in a heart of industry and near several transit hubs, UMSL has connections to local businesses, an active alumni network and advisory board and facilities dedicated to cutting-edge supply chain research.

For these reasons and more, UMSL has a track record of successfully preparing students for a career in the industry. Those who graduate with a major in supply chain management have a 90% career placement rate.

Program type:

Major, BSBA


On-Campus, 100% Online, 100% Evenings

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Why choose UMSL for your supply chain management degree?

The supply chain management program at UMSL includes a challenging, career-focused curriculum, but just as much learning occurs outside the classroom.

  • Connect with St. Louis-area businesses. The Greater St. Louis Region is an ideal place to major in supply chain management, with connections to several local industries. It’s also home to a large inland port, a major railway hub and several interstate highways.
  • Network with industry professionals. The supply chain management degree at UMSL connects you with local professionals through mentorships, networking events, facilities tours and more. In addition, you’ll get real-world experience by completing three industry-related projects over the course of your supply chain management major.
  • Research in two supply chain labs. Conduct research in the Laboratory for Advanced Supply Chain Analytics and the Supply Chain Risk and Resilience Institute.

What can you do with a supply chain management degree?

Supply chain management is a growing field. As commerce becomes increasingly global, businesses will continue to need more professionals with a bachelor’s in supply chain management who understand how to get goods to the right markets.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for logisticians is expected to grow by 18% by 2032—a significantly higher rate than average. The current mean annual wage for logisticians is $77,520.

For those who want to grow their earnings potential with an advanced supply chain management course, there are many opportunities for master’s degrees and even doctoral degrees in supply chain topics.

Employers regularly provide positive feedback on our supply chain management majors. We are a preferred recruiting institution for Boeing nation-wide, and other employers who frequently hire UMSL supply chain graduates include Ameren, Unigroup, Express Scripts, and AB Inbev, among others.


Median annual salary


Employment growth by 2032

Career Opportunities

  • Demand Planner
  • Distribution Officer
  • Inventory Control Officer
  • Logistics Manager
  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Packaging Solutions Specialist
  • Production Officer
  • Purchasing/Procurement Manager
  • Strategic Sourcing Supervisor
  • Transportation Analyst


Emphasis plan of study

All business majors must meet the general education requirements of the university in addition to completing degree-specific curriculum requirements.

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Non-Missouri Residents: Prospective students are responsible for reviewing the UMSL state authorizations page to see if this program is offered in their state throughout their program and to review the licensure or certification requirements for the state in which they reside.

Student organizations

Make new friends and learn new skills by joining one of our Recognized Student Organizations. Here are several opportunities you may be interested in as a business administration, supply chain management emphasis major:

Internship opportunities and undergraduate research

The Career and Internship Program at the UMSL College of Business Administration will help prepare you with the real-world experience to hit the ground running when you get a job. We also encourage majors in accounting to participate in Undergraduate Research and Scholarship to innovate and collaborate with leaders in your field.

Honors College

The UMSL Honors College is a certificate program that can be paired with any major without adding extra classes or extending time to graduate. Classes in the Honors College are seminar-style, meaning that they are based in reading, writing, discussion, and critical thinking. This unique class format fosters an intellectual climate centered around democracy, diversity, civility and academic excellence.