Bachelor's Degree in Business: Supply & Logistics Management

Get ready to make a global impact with a supply and logistics management degree.

Supply chain management is one of the job market’s fastest-growing sectors—and Portland State is one of the best at preparing you for supply and logistics careers.

Our supply and logistics management bachelor’s degree is one of just three nationwide that are certified by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). You’ll acquire the technical skill and strategic savvy you need to procure resources, distribute products and perform supply chain management at a global scale. You’ll also gain hands-on supply and logistics management experience that gives you a big edge in the job market. Graduates of PSU’s supply and logistics management degree have one of the highest job placement rates of any business program, and they routinely have supply chain management jobs waiting for them at graduation.

The supply and logistics management bachelor’s degree includes online and on-campus options, making it convenient for working professionals, full-time students, community college transfers and military veterans.

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Supply and Logistics Management Degree: Why PSU?

  • Unique industry connections. Portland ranks among the nation’s most dynamic supply chain hubs, and our supply and logistics management program immerses you in the industry. You’ll routinely interact with supply and logistics experts at Boeing, Nike, Adidas, Intel and other global corporations for internships, class projects, competitions, networking sessions, recruitment fairs, and other professional development events.
  • Exceptional faculty. You’ll learn from seasoned pros who’ve spent years in supply and logistics management. Our faculty act as educators and mentors, drawing on their professional experience and industry contacts to help you get your supply and logistics management career off to a fast start.
  • Focus on innovation. PSU’s supply and logistics management degree reflect the most current trends and technologies in an industry that’s constantly evolving. You’ll be prepared from day one to tackle present and future supply chain management challenges related to automation, sustainability, international trade, and other issues.
  • Well-rounded business skills. PSU’s supply and logistics management degree equip you with holistic business skills that stand out in the workplace. Your fluency in market demand forecasting, production planning, lean management, global supply chain complexity, and trend analysis, and other business knowledge will make you a more effective supply and logistics management professional and help you advance toward leadership roles.

Supply and Logistics Management Degree Highlights

What Can I Do With a Supply and Logistics Management Degree?

Demand for supply chain management professionals is exceptionally strong. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects supply and logistics jobs to grow twice as fast as the overall labor market in the next decade. You’ll find opportunities in:

  • Supply chain analysis
  • Project management
  • Global logistics
  • Transportation 
  • Sales
  • Supply chain consulting
  • Procurement analysis
  • Purchasing

Portland State’s supply chain management program boasts a near 100% job placement rate. 

Supply and Logistics Management Degree Curriculum

PSU’s supply and logistics management degree follows the SCOR (Supply Chain Operations Reference) model and focuses on four core competencies: planning, sourcing, manufacturing, and delivery. You can take coursework in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), LEAN management, data analytics and visualization, and end-to-end supply chain management. Required courses and electives include:

  • Transportation and Logistics Management
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Integrated Supply and Logistics Management
  • Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning 
  • Project Management
  • Business Forecasting
  • Purchasing and Logistics within the Food Industry
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Lean Management

Download the Supply & Logistics Management sequence sheet (PDF) for additional details about our pre-requisites, requirements, credits and suggested sequences. Visit Degree Requirements for detailed requirements for your entire degree.