In RIT’s supply chain management degree you'll learn to manage the flow of goods and services around the world by understanding the logistics, planning, inventory demands, transportation, and execution behind moving products from farms and production facilities to their final destinations in warehouses and stores.
Supply Chain Management provides students with a solid background in areas commonly needed to support SCM roles; including business strategy, information systems, lean/quality management, inventory management, logistics, and project management.
Students get the tools and skills needed for continuous process improvement and project management a with Lean Six-Sigma Yellow Belt certification. Students can select elective courses from Saunders College or Kate Gleason College of Engineering to focus your studies on a specific area of expertise and are guaranteed real-world experience as a part of one of the oldest and largest cooperative education programs.
Program facilities equipment
The Sklarsky Center for Business Analytics features the latest technology and equipment, including Bloomberg Terminals and the most advanced analytics software. The REDCOM Active Learning Lab provides a business environment that maximizes the utilization of technology for digital interaction and team networking. Computer labs currently have 60 PC’s hooked up to a network server, including wireless connectivity.
Program job titles reported
Supply Chain Analyst; Purchasing Specialist; Sourcing Analyst; Operations Manager; Procurement Associate; Logistics Analyst
Select program hiring partners
ArcBest; Baker Hughes; Cantel Medical; CooperVision; DENSO; Dow; Lindt Chocolate; NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets; RIT; SnoBear; Xylem, Inc
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Saunders College of Business undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the premier accrediting organization for business schools. Less than 5 percent of the institutions granting business degrees have received this accreditation.
Cooperative education, or co-op for short, is full-time, paid work experience in your field of study. And it sets RIT graduates apart from their competitors. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries. RIT co-op is designed for your success.
Students in the supply chain management degree are required to complete at least one block of cooperative education.