Supply Chain Management
Appalachian offers a major in Supply Chain Management to prepare professionals who can contribute to organization success through various aspects of supply chain management – including procurement, sourcing, logistics, manufacturing, distribution and quality management.
With the increasing complexity and globalization of supply chains, the demand for supply chain professionals is growing. Many industries are reporting significant shortages in talent, and this program will prepare you to help fill these economic needs.
Related Career Titles
Distribution Manager *
Industrial Production Manager*
Labor Relations Manager
Quality Control Manager*
Supply Chain Officer/Manager
*Additional experience or advanced degree may be required
Problem solving/Sound decision-making
Active listening skills
Giving advice on business or research
Investigating data to solve problems
Oral & Written communication skills
Work independently and on a team
Internship Hosts of AppState Students
Linville Golf Club
Perimiter Global Logistics
Shurtape Technologies LLC
Employers of AppState Grads
3d Systems Corporation
Baxter International Inc.
Carolina Cabin Rentals
Lowes Companies, Inc.
Residential Services, Inc. (rsi)
Reynolds American, Inc.
Social & Scientific Systems
Strategic Health Care
Preparing for Your Career
•Develop excellent interpersonal skills to work with diverse populations
•Look for internships and jobs in to gain knowledge and experience
•Participation in internships and summer jobs in a relevant setting
How can I know if a Supply Chain Management degree is right for me?
•Complete a self-assessment inventory at the Career Exploration Office in the Student Union to see how your interests, values, and personality match this major and related career fields.
•Schedule an appointment with a career counselor on careers.appstate.edu/Handshake
•Obtain direct experience by doing a job shadow
•Conduct an informational interview with a professional in the field
For more information on careers & job outlook: onetonline.org