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.

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.

Valerie Jackson Follows

Valerie Jackson Follows "You Can" with "How To" in Commencement Address

Friday, December 14

VCU School of Business alumna Valerie Richardson Jackson had no idea what an impact VCU would make on her life.

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Master of Decision Analytics Webinar

Master of Decision Analytics Webinar

Tuesday, March 19
1:00 p.m.

DAPT Experience Day

DAPT Experience Day

Friday, March 22
10:30 a.m.

Master of Decision Analytics Webinar

Master of Decision Analytics Webinar

Tuesday, March 26
2:00 p.m.

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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.