Graduate Supply Chain and Logistics program ranked 9th among Public Graduate Business Schools - U.S. News and World Reportís Americaís Best Graduate Schools, 2012.
The Supply Chain Management Career Track prepares you for a leadership position in the fast-growing and fast-moving supply chain field. From production to consumption, a company's success hinges on its supply chain. As a supply chain professional, you will have responsibility for the logistics network design, inventory management, forecasting, replenishment, and other processes that integrate supply and demand needs.
The purpose of the Ph.D. program in Business Administration with a Concentration in Supply Chain Management is to prepare individuals for academic careers in research, teaching, and service at universities. In recent years, graduates of the Ph.D. program have accepted faculty positions at institutions such as Ohio State University, Michigan State University, University of Tennessee, and Texas Christian University.
Students seeking admission into the doctoral program should have the interest and commitment to pursue the knowledge and skills necessary for academic careers at leading universities and institutions, including an intellectual curiosity for both the theoretical and substantive domains. Students in the program gain knowledge in the theoretical and substantive areas of supply chain management and conceptual skills and methodological tools necessary to design and conduct independent research and interact with others in academic and business environments.