Global Supply Chain Management


Understand the design, operation and control of supply chains with the Global Supply Chain Management major. Discover how to increase efficiency and improve customer satisfaction to help your business.

Why Study Global Supply Chain Management?

In our interconnected world, products and services can cross many borders before people buy them. They might be created in factories in different countries, flown by plane and distributed by truck. They'll then be stocked in stores all over the world. With this major, you'll be able to see the invisible roads that help goods reach their destinations.

You'll learn how to increase efficiency and improve customer satisfaction throughout all of the processes and activities in a supply chain. You'll help businesses provide value to consumers. See how supply chain management is essential for businesses and economies in today’s increasingly global marketplace.

Why Study Global Supply Chain Management at CSUN?

BSBA Advantage

The Global Supply Chain Management option is one of ten Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree options at the Nazarian College. BSBA programs are set apart from other business degrees because they emphasize math and analytical skills. Because the BSBA option prepares you to address complex business problems, you will have an advantage in any competitive job market.

Dedicated Faculty

Our faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research. They have advanced degrees in:

  • Business analytics
  • Information systems
  • Operations management
  • Supply chain management
  • Management science
  • Other closely related areas

They have also published in a wide range of fields, including information security, supply chain management and operations research. Additionally, our faculty have extensive business experience that they incorporate into their classrooms.

AACSB Accredited

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest standard in business and management education. Only 25 percent of business schools nationwide and 5 percent of business schools worldwide receive this distinction.

Bigger and Better

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics is one of the largest business schools in the country, with 7,000 students and an alumni network of more than 50,000. You will have access to more resources, world-class faculty and state-of-the-art facilities.

What You'll Learn

All Global Supply Chain Management majors start with a common business core curriculum to learn the fundamentals of the business world. You'll then take upper-division required and elective courses in Global Supply Chain Management. You will also complete a senior capstone course that is the culmination of your degree.

In your Global Supply Chain Management core classes, you will learn about

  • Systems and technologies for managers
  • Logistics and transportation management
  • Business to business marketing
  • Supply chain management and strategy

In your elective classes, you can choose to learn about the following topics:

  • Manufacturing resource planning
  • Quality management and control
  • Managing for service excellence
  • Small business consulting
  • Price theory and applications
  • Marketing research and retail management
  • International marketing management


Careers & Outcomes

Our Global Supply Chain Management graduates go on to work almost all industries. They manage and improve procurement or work in manufacturing. They also facilitate logistics, transportation and other supply chain operations systems.

Employers of recent alumni include:

  • Amazon
  • PepsiCo
  • Nestle
  • Aerospace Dynamics International
  • Walmart
  • Pharmavite
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Raytheon
  • Colgate Palmolive
  • Meggitt

Common career paths include:

  • Purchasing agent
  • Operations manager
  • Logistics manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Logistician
  • Supply chain manager
  • Logistics manager/administrator
  • Storage and distribution manager
  • Procurement manager/specialist
  • Transport manager/administrator
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From student to success.

Learn how to succeed in operations management with the help of CSUN ASCM/ASQ. Join this student-run club to meet industry professionals and even tour firms. You'll also be connected two of the largest operations management organizations, ASCM and ASQ.

Business Honors Program

High-achieving Global Supply Chain Management majors may be eligible for the Business Honors Program (BHP). BHP students have access to scholarship opportunities, selective courses, mentorships, priority registration and much more. Find out about the BHP requirements.

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