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.

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.

Journey to Wholeness

Journey to Wholeness

Saturday, November 4

Returning to college after an illness, Mehreen Khan found her 'perfect major' in VCU's supply chain program.

VCU Alumni Win Governor's Datathon 2017

VCU Alumni Win Governor's Datathon 2017

Friday, October 20

Recent grads of the VCU School of Business Decision Analytics Professional Track (DAPT) program took first place.

Recent Graduate is in the Groove

Recent Graduate is in the Groove

Thursday, August 24

In NASCAR parlance – and the life of Ian Magor -- “the groove” refers to the best route around the racetrack.

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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.