Supply and Logistics Management

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Move your career forward by completing an online supply chain management bachelor's degree from a national leader.

Portland State University offers one of the nation's only accredited, fully online supply chain management programs.

Designed for working adults and other students who have busy schedules, our online supply and logistics management bachelor's degree will qualify you for better jobs and higher pay in the fast-growing supply chain and logistics industry. Graduates of our supply chain management degree have a job placement rate near 100% and are actively recruited by international businesses such as Boeing, Nike, and Daimler.

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Why Choose PSU

Our online supply management program covers junior- and senior-year requirements for a bachelor's degree in business. You'll work with the same outstanding faculty and innovative business courses that made Portland State a national leader in supply chain and logistics management.

Portland State's online bachelor's degree in supply chain management stands out for its:

  • Focus on innovation. Sustainability is the future of supply management, and nobody teaches it better than Portland State University.
  • Practical learning model. You'll learn from actual business case studies and current events, not just from business textbooks.
  • Industry partnerships. Our business school faculty have extensive ties with supply chain management professionals in Portland, Oregon, a global manufacturing and retail hub.
  • Strategic approach. You'll get an enterprise-wide education in supply-chain management that covers everything from business forecasting to project management.

Institute for Supply Management (ISM) logoPortland State's online bachelor's degree in supply and logistics management is one of just three nationwide to hold certification from the Institute for Supply  Management (ISM). It is one of fewer than 10 online supply management programs that's hosted by an accredited public university, rather than an online-only school.

Prepare for a leadership career in Portland State's online supply and logistics management undergraduate program.

Excel in your profession with an accredited, online supply management bachelor's degree.

What You'll Learn

Portland State's online bachelor's degree in supply chain management builds expertise in four core areas:

  • Planning: Synthesize supply chain data from multiple sources to project future trends.
  • Sourcing: Integrate timeline, pricing, continuity and other factors into your supply strategy.
  • Manufacturing: Work with complex models to increase yield, efficiency, and quality.
  • Logistics: Maximize value at every step in the supply chain, from design through storage, shipping, delivery, and returns.

You'll be able to see and talk directly to faculty and classmates in Portland State's online supply and logistics management program, using a simple web-based platform that allows you to interact face to face. You can enjoy the convenience of working independently from your own laptop, while building personal relationships via conferences, discussions, study sessions, and team assignments.

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Online Bachelor's Degree: Supply and Logistics Management Curriculum

Our online supply chain curriculum is designed to provide you with a broad foundation in supply chain education. Upper division SLM course topics include:

  • Transportation and Logistics Management
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Integrated Supply and Logistics Management
  • Business Forecasting
  • Project Management

Core Business Courses

  • BA 301 Research and Analysis of Business Problems
  • BA 302 Organizational Behavior
  • BA 303 Business Finance
  • BA 311 Marketing Management
  • BA 325 Competing with Information Technology
  • BA 339 Operations and Quality Management
  • BA 385 Business Environment
  • BA 495 Business Strategies
  • MGMT 485 Applied Theories of Career and Work

Courses for the Supply & Logistics Management Option

  • ISQA 429 Transportation and Logistics Management
  • ISQA 439 Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • ISQA 479 Integrated Supply and Logistics Management
  • ISQA 451 Business Forecasting
  • Elective TBD
  • ISQA 450 Project Management

Three upper division cluster courses for your university requirements. Work with your advisor to create a custom degree completion plan to address all university requirements.

Supply and Logistics Management Careers

With a bachelor in supply and logistics management you can be a part of a global enterprise that brings the supplier’s supplier to the customer’s customer, creating a supply chain that begins with sourcing raw materials and ends with producing and delivering the final product or service to the consumer. 

From Demand Planner to Supply Chain Executive, there are many career paths in Supply and Logistics Management.

How to Apply

Students can begin the program in any quarter. Candidates who have completed all pre-business courses with a C- or higher are automatically eligible for admission. If you do not meet one or more of these requirements, please email us or call 503-725-3796 to explore your options. Applicants must also meet the admissions criteria of Portland State University.



Portland State's School of Business Administration holds a rare dual accreditation in accounting and general business from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Portland State University is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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