Supply Chain Management and Analytics

Skills that give you a competitive edge

Learn to manage the manufacture and movement of products in the global environment while mastering the fundamentals of decision analytics. We offer degree programs that prepare you for an exciting field with job opportunities in areas such as sourcing, production and product distribution.

Our close connection to the local community yields many opportunities for meaningful internship experiences and collaborative research projects.

Our programs

Industry connections

We encourage you to partner with these local chapters for networking and mentoring.

APICS: This professional association for supply chain managers provides research, education and certification programs.

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals: The CSCMP connects, develops and educates the world’s logistics and supply chain management professionals.

Institute for Supply Management: This nonprofit professional supply management organization has more than 50,000 members worldwide.

Analytics+Supply Chain Incubator Lab for Students (A+SCILS)

New this year, A+SCILS is designed to connect students and faculty with industry leaders. A+SCILS will supervise student experience-based learning in supply chain and analytics in order to generate a talent pool capable of contributing to industry. Students will engage in a relevant curriculum while also being afforded exciting opportunities beyond the classroom to further develop the skills necessary to be successful in their future careers. For information on corporate sponsorship and student application requirements, please contact our department.

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  • I specifically chose the SCMA department because of the incredible staff and passionate professors who truly go the extra mile to show they really care about providing ample opportunity for students to learn, develop, and build professional relationships that will help them graduate into prosperous careers.
    Umair K.
    Class of 2018
Welcome New Faculty

Welcome New Faculty

Thursday, September 26

The VCU School of Business is pleased to welcome an outstanding group of new faculty!

Tuning in: as the School of Business artist-in-residence, the Richmond Symphony is striking a creative chord

Tuning in: as the School of Business artist-in-residence, the Richmond Symphony is striking a creative chord

Wednesday, January 23

Faculty and staff reflect on creativity, teamwork and collaboration after sitting in on a symphony rehearsal.

What would you do? At business ethics competition, students discover all decisions are not black and white

What would you do? At business ethics competition, students discover all decisions are not black and white

Friday, January 18

Meant to encourage robust discussion and critical thought, the $10,000 competition drew wide participation.

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Quick Facts

$56,000

Average national salary for standard undergraduate degree

25%

Anticipated job growth in supply chain management by 2018

67%

VCU SCMA graduates reporting starting salaries of more than $60K

190,000

Data analysts and 1.5 million supply chain managers in the U.S.