Supply Chain Management Degree

Associate in Applied Science - Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.


  • Earn your Procurement, Inventory/Production Control, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificates before you progress to your AAS-SCM degree.
  • The curriculum focuses on both the technical and employability skills needed to be successful in this field.
  • Enjoy a condensed, accelerated schedule where you can bring your current job knowledge to class interactions as you learn and work toward quick completion.
  • Be able to apply concepts and ideas to your job instantly with in-class activities and assignments on real-world applications.
  • Get support from dedicated advisors, industry professionals teaching in the classroom and your fellow students in a cohort class.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the linkages of supply chain functions across various departments across an organization including marketing and sales, engineering and design, finance, accounting, manufacturing, customer service, etc.
  • Understand the ethical issues surrounding supply chain management and supporting business practices.
  • Understand the importance of the supply chain's role in the overall financial performance and goals of the organization, and the need for robust risk mitigation planning to support these objectives.
  • Obtain a solid base of general financial acumen with courses in accounting and economics.
  • Focus on the critical skills of communication and presentation competencies, organizational savvy, relationship management, team building and problem solving.
  • Discover and assess local and global economic, technological, competitive, social, and legal trends and their impact on business endeavors.
  • Write and speak more effectively in business situations.

Space is limited for the August 2022 program start.

Sample Course Schedule

  • Complete your degree part-time in about 2 years.
  • Fast Track classes held at the main Palatine campus (classes are online currently).

Please note: Your actual schedule may be different. For more information, see the Supply Chain Management Program page.

Timeframe Course # Credit Hours Course Name

Semester 1

MGT 150


Business Math


ENG 101



Semester 2

CIS 101


Introduction to Computer Information Systems


SPE 101


Fundamentals of Speech Communication


PSY 101


Introduction to Psychology

Semester 3

ACC 101


Introduction to Financial Accounting

Semester 4

ECO 211




MGT 111


Introduction to Business Organization


PHI 150


Business Ethics

Semester 5

PSY 245


Industrial/Organizational Psychology


MGT 165


Global Business

A.A.S. Supply Chain Management earned.



Job Outlook and Wage Information

Harper's AAS- Supply Chain Management degree program can help you prepare for positions in:

Next Steps

For more information about Harper's Fast Track Program, please call us at 847.925.6438 or, schedule an appointment or attend an info session.

Last Updated: 10/6/21